Green light for Black Country £ 29m industrial project


Plans for a new £ 29million industrial development, which will see the construction of three new warehouses, have been approved.

Barberry Industrial is leading the 47,750 square foot, 62,000 square foot and 113,000 square foot unit development project at the Hilton Cross Business Park at junction 1 of the M54.

The South Staffordshire Council has given the green light to the project and work is expected to start in the fall.

Barberry Industrial has been chosen by local authorities as the preferred buyer of the last two remaining parcels of the business park.

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Development Director Jon Robinson said: “Completing the planning is an important milestone for our project and will now allow us to move forward with the implementation of our new development, providing mid-size industrial units to the company. market leading edge that will help meet the continued pent-up demand for high quality units in the region.

“Our development will be achieved, after taking into account numerous environmental, social and corporate governance ratings measuring the sustainability and social impact of new buildings.

“Barberry intends to use some of the latest environmental technologies to lower the cost of occupancy and reduce the carbon footprint of our buildings. We look forward to delivering this premier logistics program, connected to the highway. “

Grant Mitchell, Deputy Director of Business and Growth at South Staffordshire Council, added: “It was very nice to see the development unanimously approved by our members.

“We are delighted to continue our strong relationship with Barberry and to realize the significant economic benefits that the end occupants will bring to the region at such a difficult time for the local and national economy.

“We look forward to welcoming them to South Staffordshire soon.”

Barberry has also recently started working on the site to deliver the IMI Truflo Marine engineering center excellence in Birmingham.

A state-of-the-art manufacturing and design facility is being developed at Aston’s Advanced Manufacturing Center, where IMI Truflo Marine will relocate from its current base in nearby Witton.

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