• Occupier: Speculative Developer base build specification
  • Size: 10,042sqm / 108,091sqft
  • Completion Date: July 2019
  • Sector: Distribution & Logistics

L107, Liberty Park, Widnes, is a speculative warehouse delivered to provide the only new-build unit over 50,000 sqft in the important Halton and south Liverpool industrial and warehouse market.

Having been appointed by Liberty Property Trust and Stoford Developments to undertake initial feasibility masterplans, UMC Architects were delighted to be novated to support GMI Construction Group throughout the detailed design and construction phase of the new facility.

The unit offers a footprint of 108,091sqft and comprises a 12m clear internal height, in order to accommodate the requirements of future B1(b and c) / B2 and B8 occupiers. The unit also includes 5,920sqft of first floor mezzanine offices with a warehouse under-croft below, a service yard depth of 64m with 8no. dock leveller loading doors and 2no. level access doors in addition to 89no. car parking

Andrew Blevins, UK managing director of Liberty Property Trust, said: “This development will provide much-needed, high-quality accommodation, complete with extensive infrastructure works, and, once occupied, has the potential to unlock highly valued, new jobs for the Halton and south Liverpool area.

“Completing phase one is an important milestone in our plans for Liberty Park, Widnes. The area is attracting significant inward investment, so delivering high-quality warehouse accommodation such as this will help to bring in major manufacturing and logistics companies.”

The building offers an EPC rating of ‘B’ and a BREEAM rating of very good.

UMC Architects were also responsible for coordinating the Building Information Modelling (BIM) with cross-team three dimensional modelling providing the perfect basis from which to develop potential internal racking configurations for future End Users.