Nightfreight (GB) Limited, the parcels arm of the DX Group, are shortly to move their Leeds operation from their existing site at Birstall to Towngate PLC's Stourton Point development, on Haigh Park Road, Leeds.
Nightfreight have signed a five year lease on the 50,986 sq ft warehouse which stands on a site of some 2 acres in total. Gent Visick, the industrial property specialists, brokered the deal. A comprehensive refurbishment has been carried out including the creation of additional loading doors to the property, securing of the yard area with a palisade fence and constructing office and toilet accommodation within the unit.
Philip Caspell of Towngate PLC said "The ability to offer additional surfaced land with the unit together with the ability to adapt the building to meet Nightfreight's specific requirements was the key element to this transaction."
Phil Duckworth from DX Group commented "The new depot will enable us to expand our operations in the Leeds area to meet the increasing demand for our home delivery services."
Towngate were represented by Gent Visick and joint agents, Knight Frank, whilst Nightfreight were represented by their own Property Department.