DP World London Gateway handed SH Pratt Group the keys to its bespoke temperature controlled warehouse – home to its new business, Halo.
The 108,555 sq ft facility at DP World London Gateway’s Logistics Park was completed in less than 24 weeks, under budget and within just eight months of the planning application first being submitted.
Senior executives from SH Pratt Group and DP World London Gateway attended a formal hand over of the building on Tuesday, June 27.
SH Pratt Group will now start occupation of the building and undertake the fit out, installing high-tech temperature controlling equipment across nine chambers including three frozen chambers.
The intention is to have the building operational and handling a large variety of temperature controlled, chilled and frozen products by October.
Halo is seeking to reduce food miles and increase freshness in perishable and chilled supply chains by adding value to products coming across the quay at DP World London Gateway Port.
The facility is a Grade A quality building, rated BREEAM ‘Excellent’, EPC ‘A’ rated and with The Planet Mark accreditation, ensuring that construction was undertaken in the most environmentally friendly way possible.