IM Properties have appointed Winvic to undertake both the infrastructure and S278 works for a new 82-acre employment park located adjacent to Junction 1 of the M69 in Hinckley, Leicestershire, and to design and construct the first two distribution warehouses Unit 2, and Hub 5 for occupier DPD UK.
At a glance
- Project value: £61.7m (combined)
- Client: IM Properties
- End-user: DPD
- Architect: UMC Architects / BHA Architecture
- Engineer: Couch Perry Wilkes / Caunton
- Programme: Sequenced
Infrastructure works to construct a new private highway (to adoptable standards) to form new roundabout junction along Watling Street up to a new internal site roundabout between zones 2 & 3, along with all associated drainage, earthworks, retaining walls, building plots, landscaping, lighting and service coordination works.
Section 278 Works
Contracted by Highways England to design and construct a new highway and roundabout located on Watling Street on the A5 (requiring Highways England adoption).
Following on from the infrastructure and S278 works at Hinckley Park for IM Properties, Winvic has been appointed to design and construct Unit 2, a new 532,500 sq ft high bay distribution warehouse with ancillary offices, service yards, car parking, drainage and internal and external services.
Hub 5 (DPD)
Winvic have also been appointed to develop a new 39 acre super-hub (Hub 5) for parcel giant DPD Group UK Limited at Hinckley Park. When operational, the new parcel sortation facility will handle some 71,000 parcels an hour making it Europe’s largest automated parcel hub.
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