Speculative development completes at Staffordshire business park

MCS Group's develop at CONNEQT in Cannock

MCS Group has completed a multi-million-pound warehouse unit in Cannock, Staffordshire.

The 153,635 sq ft unit is the fourth development by Opus Land at the park, which is known as CONNEQT.

Industrial, storage and distribution construction specialists MCS Group also built an earlier phase of 100,000 sq ft unit for Opus Land now occupied by First Choice Group.

MCS Group managing director Keir Edmonds said: “This has been a fantastic project to be involved in and we have delivered a very high quality headquarters building on behalf of Opus Land.

“Our team also built an earlier phase of this development which enabled a successful local company to expand and create more jobs for local people. We’re proud to have played our part in creating an outstanding business park in a great location with links to major motorways right on the doorstep.”

The development is supported by the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership, Finance Birmingham, and the West Midlands Combined Authority. Bridges Ventures provided equity funding.

Warwick-based MCS currently employs 55 staff and delivers projects across the industrial, storage and distribution sector. The company currently employs 55 staff.

Edmonds said: “This is one of a number of industrial schemes that we are working on currently. We are going to be delivering around 1,000,000 sq ft of industrial space this year and it’s where we believe there is a major opportunity to win substantial levels of new business and to establish ourselves as one of the leading main contractors in the sector.”