Prime Location for logistics in a dynamic city

G-Park Manchester Trafford Park is situated on a 9 acre site, offering a 216,118 sq ft brand new highly specified distribution and logistics warehouse based in a prime location in the heart of the city.

Scarcity of land and limited development pipeline in Manchester combined with strong market fundamentals make this an exciting opportunity for many businesses.

The property is centrally located in Trafford Park on Ashburton Road West. Trafford Park was the first purpose-built industrial park in the world and remains one of the largest industrial parks in Europe.

Trafford Park is home to over 1,300 businesses employing over 35,000 people and is globally recognised as a hub of excellence and for the diverse array of businesses in occupation, including: Amazon — Kellogg’s — Adidas — Unilever — DHL — P&G.

A home to leading occupiers

There are over 120,000 registered businesses located within a 30-minute drive from Trafford Park and over 99.5% of properties in the area are now connected to superfast broadband with Trafford Park also benefiting from ‘The Loop’, a fibre network able to deliver ultrafast connectivity up to 10Gb/s.

Trafford Park is located approximately 3 miles to the west of Manchester City Centre and provides excellent access to the north west region’s motorway network and key arterial roads.

Junction 2 of the M602 is 1 mile to the north and Junctions 9, 10 and 11 of the M60 ring road are within 1.7 miles. The M60 motorway provides access to the M56 and Manchester International Airport which is 10 miles to the south.

Trafford Park is also serviced by a dedicated rail freight terminal which handles approximately 20 daily services to and from Felixstowe, Southampton and London Gateway

Strong, skilled & thriving labour pool

Manchester has 7 million people living within a one-hour drive from the city centre, making it the largest travel to work area of any conurbation outside London.

The Greater Manchester economy has doubled in size since 2000, recording an annual GVA of over £71bn in 2018. The city of Manchester significantly outperforms the UK average GVA per head at £44,177 versus £28,729 (2018 ONS).

The city is thriving as a global brand, well known for its sport, culture, education and commerce and is the third most visited city in the UK.

ESG Features

Building Environmental Analytics

Our online energy dashboard can help customers proactively manage their energy consumption.

Optimising natural light

Our triple-skinned factory assembled rooflight solution can save up to 13% a year on running costs.

Cost-effective

We use high-quality materials and sustainable initiatives to add value and bottom-line savings through reduced operating costs.

Recycling performance

Our initiatives contribute to a greener world and offer distinct advantages to our customers and communities.

Water usage

Rainwater harvesting for use in toilet flushing and other non-potable applications.

Exceeding regulations

GLP is a pioneer in environmentally sustainable 'eco-warehouse' development, setting the industry standard.

Our Commitment to Sustainability & Biodiversity

Many of our customers require their warehouse buildings to demonstrate excellent environmental performance. GLP is now recognised across the world for delivering industry-leading warehouse buildings that continuously exceed our original environmental aspirations, while supporting our customers’ business operations in many effective ways.

The GLP improved specification includes:

✓ BREEAM® Excellent — to all buildings

✓ WELL ready

✓ LED lighting throughout

✓ Low water spray taps

✓ 12% less embodied carbon than industry standard

✓ 15% less operational carbon in day-to-day operations

✓ Provision for electric vehicles

✓ Planet Mark offered for first year of occupancy to help manage energy use

✓ G-Hive scheme and wildflower planting to improve biodiversity

✓ 100% recycled and recyclable carpets

✓ Painted using VOC free natural paint

The best city in the UK to live

Manchester is and always has been a great place for living life to the full — that’s part of the reason it was voted the Most Liveable City in the UK (The Economist, 2019) and the 3rd Best City in the World (TimeOut, 2021).

From the buzzing urban cool of the city centre and its international cultural attractions to the natural beauty of the Pennines and the Peak District; whether you are interested in music and the performing arts, sport and leisure or history and heritage, there is something to suit every lifestyle in Manchester.

As ‚one of the UK’s fastest growing regional cities‘ (Centre for Cities: City Space Race 2018) and ‚UK’s Most Entrepreneurial City‘ (BusinessCloud 2021), Manchester is also a key centre of commerce in the UK – Manchester is the most visited city in the UK and is home to more than 100,000 students.

You also get more for your money when living in Manchester, an important factor in recruiting and attracting people to work and live there.

 

Adrienne Howells

Senior Development Director - United Kingdom

+44 7908 901 375

Alex Eade

Development Surveyor - United Kingdom

+44 7398 195 069

    Andrew Gent

    - Gent Visick

    +44 7793 551 634

    Ben Havery

    - Gent Visick

    +44 7894 810 191

    Jonathan Atherton

    - Savills

    +44 7778 050197

    Rob Taylor

    - Cushman & Wakefield

    +44 7825 193365