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DHL breaks ground at London Gateway

[ June 23, 2021   //   ]

DHL Supply Chain has started construction of its new ‘London Thames Gateway’ distribution centre. The new facility will be fully operational in spring 2023, with Mars UK already committed to occupying 60% of the site.
It will have a 42m high bay warehouse with an ‘outstanding’ rating from construction sustainability standard BREEAM, an internal volume equivalent to 645 Olympic swimming pools and sophisticated automation.
The new site is one of two new warehouses under construction, the other located in the East Midlands. Representing an investment of £350m, the two sites will reduce Mars’ outbound logistics carbon footprint in the UK by 7.7%.