Pharmacy2U, the UK’s largest online pharmacy, has completed the first phase of its new automated dispensing facility at Bardon, Leicestershire.
The 65,000 sq ft unit hash the capacity to deliver up to 6.5 million items a month. Located at Junction 22 of the M1, north of Leicester, Mountpark Bardon is within a 4.5 hour HGV drive time of around 85% of the UK population. The developer is Mountpark Logistics.
“Pharmacy2U, is managing NHS repeat prescriptions from request to delivery for over 270,000 patients across the country and is growing over 100% year on year,” said Pharmacy2U chief executive Mark Livingstone.
Pharmacy2U joins Amazon and Eddie Stobart on the first phase of Mountpark Bardon, which comprises three units totalling 1.45 million sq ft.
Mountpark recently launched the second phase of Mountpark Bardon, a 72.5 acre site, where it can deliver a further 1.3 million sq ft of logistics space for the East Midlands. A £4.5 million infrastructure programme is now complete and the site is fully consented to deliver design and build units from 200,000 sq ft to 1 million sq ft within a 40 week programme.
Avison Young and DTRE acted for Mountpark and Pharmacy2U were represented by M1 Agency. DTRE and CBRE act for Mountpark on Mountpark Bardon II.