Henry Boot to start £110m Walsall logistics project

Aaron Morby 7 months ago
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Henry Boot hopes to start main works in late summer on its £110m Phoenix 10 industrial and logistics scheme in Walsall after gaining planning.

Seven sheds will be built at site next to the M6 in the Black Country
Seven sheds will be built at site next to the M6 in the Black Country

The group’s property development business, HBD, is delivering the scheme, on behalf of partners Walsall Council, Homes England and the West Midlands Combined Authority. 

The planning approval at the 44-acre scheme, visible from the M6 and accessed via Junction 9 and 10, will provide up to 620,000 sq ft of employment space.

Given its industrial past, the Walsall scheme requires extensive remediation works ahead of construction commencing.

Ed Hutchinson, managing director of HBD, said: “The largest undeveloped brownfield site in the Black Country, Phoenix 10 presented an exciting opportunity for the Group.

“We will be drawing on our extensive expertise and track record in delivering large-scale employment sites to create a scheme that drives inward investment and supports a thriving regional economy.”

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