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Work start on largest warehouse in DP World London Gateway for DHL

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DP World and DHL have started work on the largest warehouse to date at London Gateway Logistics Park.

DP World London Gateway said work had begun prepare the plot for the 482,000 sq ft warehouse, with construction expected to start in early 2021. The facility is expected to be operational in early 2023 and will be leased by DHL Supply Chain.

The fully automated, 42 m high bay warehouse will feature 36 m of clear internal eaves height.

Jeremy Cracknell, senior property development manager at DP World London Gateway said: “Our Logistics Park is the perfect choice for businesses like DHL looking to save time and instil a level of resilience within their supply chains. This latest letting brings the total number of occupiers on the Logistics Park to ten, with DHL joining UPS, Dixons Carphone, MADE.COM, Lidl, Ceva Logistics, P&O Ferrymasters, Halo Handling (SH Pratt), Ziegler UK and Compagnie Fruitiere.”