Fellowes has taken on a unit at the iPort development as its new UK headquarters and EU shared service building, relocating from its existing building at nearby West Moor Park.
The new unit comprises of 11,447 sq m of warehouse space and 1,966 sq m of office and welfare accommodation. The global manufacturer and marketer is due to move into the new premises in November this year.
Michel van Beek, President Fellowes EMEA and Asia said, “we are excited to move to this state of the art premises and A Grade business park. This move will offer many advantages including excellent links to the UK rail and road network. It will offer Fellowes the opportunity to create a more modern and efficient workplace supportive to our future business needs and aspirations.”
Verdion is developing iPort on a 337 acre (136 hectare) site in Rossington, Doncaster. It is a Strategic Rail Freight Interchange (SRFI) which will deliver over 6 million sq ft (570,000 sq m) of Grade A logistics warehousing linked with a high specification rail freight intermodal container facility providing rail freight services with continental gauge clearance to all major UK ports and the Channel Tunnel.
John Clements, European Development Director of Verdion said, “we are delighted to have secured Fellowes at iPort. Our confidence to commence the speculative development programme has been endorsed by this letting to such a highly regarded, international operator. Interest in the rest of the scheme is strong and we expect to be able to announce further significant lettings during the course of 2016.”