Development of a single storey speculative warehouse/ production facility

Following previous developments at DIRFT, Winvic were contracted by Prologis to deliver extensive redevelopment to create an Intermodal Rail Freight Terminal – DIRFT III in Crick, Northampton, prior to the construction of DC4.

At a glance

  • Project value: £8m
  • Client: Prologis UK
  • End-user: Dunelm
  • Architect: SGP
  • Engineer: RPS
  • Programme: 35 weeks
  • Completion: September 2021
  • BREEAM: Excellent

Contracted by repeat client Prologis UK to design and construct a new single storey speculative BREEAM ‘Excellent’ warehouse/production unit of 180,000 sq ft, having a clear height to underside of haunch of 15 metres, ground and first floor office accommodation and external site works including hardstanding, carparking, landscaping and drainage.

The new facility at DIRFT was part of Prologis’ speculative development plan which was constructed to reflect the company’s ambitious targets around sustainability and carbon reduction, with a EPC ‘A’ rating and features such as 15% roof lights, rainwater harvesting, and LED lighting.


The building has also had its environmental credentials certified by The Planet Mark and is mitigating 100% of the embodied carbon involved in its construction.

Winvic delivered DC4 on time and within budget.

  • 18 dock levellers

  • 10,000 sq ft two storey office accommodation

  • 25% reduction in embodied carbon

Site location

Think we can help you?

To discuss an upcoming project, please get in touch with Danny Cross in our Business Development team at dannycross@winvic.co.uk or call 01604 678960.