This development features 59,950 sqft (5570 sqm) of warehouse space, including a two-storey office and ground-floor welfare provision. Northminster Business Park is located to the west of York.
The auxiliary accommodation includes a variety of different sized offices and meeting rooms accessed via the double-height glazed atrium at the front of the building. There are kitchens and breakout spaces available on both floors.
The building elevations are punctuated with door openings for all sizes of distribution vehicles, including dock levellers to the front and side. The steel portal frame has a haunch height of 9 metres and its walls and roof are clad in composite metal panels with a line of photovoltaic panels along the southern edge of the roof.
Externally, the service yard surrounds the building, and from segregated areas there is ample parking for all vehicles, including electrical vehicle charging. The development overall achieves a BREEAM rating of Very Good and brings employment opportunities to the area.
- Location: DPD Distribution Facility, York
- Client: Northminster Properties Limited
- Contractor: Lindum Group
- Engineer: Topping Engineers