Barwood buys Goodrich factory

BARWOOD DEVELOPMENTS is planning to speculatively develop a 204,000 sq ft logistics base at Goodrich's factory in Huyton, Liverpool.

It has spent £5.2m acquiring the 175,000 aerospace parts factory at Huyton Business Park which is due to close next year.

Goodrich's parent UTC Aerospace Systems announced plans to close the factory last year with the loss of 350 jobs. It acquired the business in 2011 and said it needed to move the work overseas to remain competitive.

Barwood director Andrew Dickman s... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...