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Icon industrial submits application for fourth development at Manchester Airport

Icon industrial submits application for fourth development at Manchester Airport

Another 138,375 sq ft warehouse is to be built at Manchester’s £100 million Airport City.

Icon Industrial has submitted a planning application for a fourth development at the their growing 45-acre global logistics area next to the World Freight Terminal and part of the Manchester Enterprise Zone

Unit 3 of Icon Manchester Airport will be highly specified, incorporating 10,125 sq ft of integrated Grade A office accommodation over three floors. The proposed development will include a 15m clear internal eaves height, 132 car parking spaces and dock and level access loading provision onto an 85m deep yard.

The announcement comes just weeks after Icon Industrial - a joint venture between Stoford and TPG Real Estate - submitted a similar planning application to Manchester City Council for a 102,500 sq ft industrial/warehouse development at Unit 4 of the scheme.

The 45-acre Icon sites has outline planning consent for  1 million sq ftin units up to 434,000 sq ft.

The site is also set to house The Hut Group’s new logistics and global content creation studio, which will see the development of a 168,000 sq ft warehouse and 104,000 sq ft of office space over four floors.

Dan Gallagher, joint managing director of Stoford Developments, said: “We have seen significant recent demand from potential occupiers keen to relocate to Icon Manchester Airport. It has led to us submitting two planning applications for major new developments at Units 3 and 4 of the scheme in recent weeks.

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