Heathrow announces Logistics Hubs longlist

Heathrow has announced the next step in building its new runway by revealing the sixty-five longlisted sites in the running to be selected as expansion Logistics Hubs, which will help ensure that businesses across the UK can form part of the airport’s supply chain for expansion.

The unveiling of the longlisted Logistics Hubs, another delivery milestone for the airport, follows a commitment made by Heathrow to shake-up the UK construction industry by using expansion to revolutionise the way Britain builds major infrastructure.

The sixty-five potential sites have been chosen from an initial 121 applications. One – Wincanton, in Greenford, is in West Lonfon.

Once finalised, the final four selected locations will pre-assemble components of the expanded airport before transporting them in consolidated loads to Heathrow, playing a key role in supporting expansion’s efficient delivery.

Heathrow expansion is the first major infrastructure project in the UK to pioneer the large-scale use of logistics hubs, and Britain’s new runway will create jobs in every corner of the UK. The Hubs will also create a legacy of construction excellence in the UK for future generations.

The Logistics Hubs also tie directly into Heathrow’s commitments on sustainability, by reducing emissions through transporting assembled components to site in fewer lorries. This approach will help deliver expansion faster, more affordably and will minimise impact on local communities.

Ahead of the Supplier Awards this evening, Heathrow Chairman Lord Deighton said: “As the UK leaves the EU, Heathrow is an essential infrastructure project that will ensure Britain remains an open trading nation.

“As part of that, Heathrow’s third runway will rely on talent from all over Britain helping to create a national asset for generations to come. This means new procurement opportunities for businesses in every region, helping drive growth and investment into local communities in all corners of this country. Our aim, to harness the skills we need through long-term projects such as the Logistics Hubs and Business Summits, will drive jobs and investment leaving a legacy of increased productivity for the construction sector. The third runway is not a London centric project – it is one we are opening up to the whole of the UK, asking for its skills and expertise to help build an asset this country so desperately needs to safeguard its future prosperity.”

Civil Engineering Contractors Association chief executive Alasdair Reisner added: “We are keen that the whole of the UK benefits from the expansion of Heathrow. We see huge potential for the logistics hubs to stimulate the growth of new industrial heartlands across the country, manufacturing and assembling the high-quality components used by contractors to build world class new facilities for Heathrow”

Full longlist

East Midlands
Corby Land and Development Ltd, Midlands Logistics Park
Laing O’Rourke, Explore Industrial Park
Prologis UK Ltd,Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal
SEGRO Plc, SEGRO Logistics Park
Tarmac Trading Ltd, Tarmac Hindlow Quarry

East of England
Opportunity Peterborough, Roxhill Scheme At Gateway
Peel Ports Investments Ltd, Port of Great Yarmouth

London Borough of Havering, Beam Reach 6
Wincanton, Wincanton Greenford

North East
Tarmac Trading Ltd, Tarmac Thrislington Works
Tees Valley Combined Authority, South Tees Development Corporation

North West
Cammell Laird Shiprepairers and Shipbuilders Ltd, Cammell Laird, Campbeltown Road
Cammell Laird Shiprepairers and Shipbuilders Ltd, MEA Park Wirral Waters, Beaufort Road
MIDAS, Airport City
MIDAS, Kingsway Rochdale
MIDAS, Logistics North Bolton
MIDAS, Port Salford
Peel Ports Investments Ltd, Port of Liverpool
Sellafield Ltd, Lillyhall Industrial Estate

Northern Ireland
Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council, North Foreshore
Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council, Silverwood Business Park
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, Belfast International Airport
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, Global Point Business Park
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, Michelin Tyre
MJM Marine ltd, Shackleton Barracks

Babcock Marine Rosyth Limited, Rosyth Business Park
Forth Ports Limited, Forth Ports Rosyth
Glasgow Prestwick Airport
Renfrewshire Council, Eurocentral / Mossend
Renfrewshire Council, Glasgow Airport Investment Area (GAIA)/Westway site
Renfrewshire Council, Queenslie Industrial Estate
Scottish Enterprise, Hunterston
Scottish Enterprise, Longannet
Scottish Enterprise, Mossend
Scottish Enterprise, Westfield

South East
Amalga Limited, Ridgeway Distribution Centre
Peel Ports Investments Ltd, London Medway

South West
Invest Bristol Bath/The West of England Combined Authority, Avonmouth
Invest Bristol Bath/The West of England Combined Authority, Severnside
Sedgemoor District Council, Royal Ordnance Factory
Tarmac Trading Ltd, Tarmac Westbury Works

Welsh Government, ABP Port Site, Cardiff
Welsh Government, ABP Port Site, Newport
Welsh Government, The Airfields – Northern Gateway, Deeside
Welsh Government, Brocastle, Bridgend
Welsh Government, Rhyd Y Blew, Ebbw Vale
Welsh Government, Llanwern Newport
Welsh Government, TATA Shotton Deeside

West Midlands
Amalga Limited, Palletforce SuperHub
Balfour Beatty, Birch Coppice Industrial Estate
Stoke-on-Trent City Council, Chatterley Valley West
Stoke-on-Trent City Council, Highgate Ravensdale
Telford & Wrekin Council, Land at Hortonwood
Telford & Wrekin Council, Property at Railfreight Terminal

Yorkshire and the Humber
Bishopdyke Enterprises Limited, JCT 42 A1(M) – Sherburn in Elmet
British Steel, British Steel – Brigg Road
Doncaster Sheffield Airport Ltd, Aero Centre Yorkshire
Leeds Bradford Airport Ltd, Leeds Bradford Airport / Logic Leeds
Severfield UK Ltd, Dalton Airfield Industrial Estate
Sheffield City Region, 31 East
Sheffield City Region, Ashroyd Business Park
Sheffield City Region, Enterprise 36
Sheffield City Region, Former Maltby Colliery
Sheffield City Region, iPort
Sheffield City Region, J5M16Unity

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