Planning consent granted for 2.3m sq ft warehouse in SE London
16 June 2020
Tritax Big Box REIT has received planning consent and exchanged contracts with a world leading online retailer to pre-let a warehouse on the site of the old Littlebrook power station.
The pre-let and planning consent (the Project) covers the Phase 2 and part of Phase 3 plots of the Company’s Littlebrook, Dartford development, comprising a c.2.3 million sq ft logistics building on 35.5 acres within London’s orbital M25 motorway and next to critical transport infrastructure.
The company, together with its development partner, Bericote Properties (the Developer), has successfully secured detailed planning permission from Dartford Borough Council for this pre-let development.
With practical completion expected in Summer 2021, the building will target an Excellent BREEAM and EPC A ratings, with features including:
• Gross internal floor area of c.2.3 million sq ft, including three structural mezzanine floors.
• Clear internal height of 20 metres.
• High levels of automation through capital investment by the customer.
• Substantial 3.5 MW solar PV scheme.