Developer acquires land at Hortonwood 45 in Telford

Morris Property has acquired 13.8 acres at Hortonwood 45 in Telford.

This represents the 23rd commercial development undertaken by the Shropshire-based group in the Telford and Wrekin borough, including the two Morris-owned and built developments, Access442 and Paragon Point.

It also marks the company’s thirteenth development at Hortonwood.

The Hortonwood 45 site, acquired through agents, Andrew Dixon, situated to the north of the estate, already has planning consent for a single 140,000 sq ft distribution warehouse unit and, with funding secured, construction will start mid-August 2023 with completion targeted for September 2024.

Head of development at Morris Property, Liz Lowe, said: “Sustainability sits at the forefront of our design for the unit ensuring occupiers operational costs are kept to a minimum, fulfilling many of the ESG ratings used in measuring the sustainability and social impact of the building.

“We have incorporated an upgraded roof structure to accommodate PV panels and a 1MVA power supply if required. In addition, there will be parking for 193 cars including 20 EV charging points.”

Click here to sign up to receive our new South West business news...