McLaren is pleased to announce they have been appointed as the Principal Contractor to build Uniserve’s new 1.5 million square foot super distribution centre (DC) at the Port of Felixstowe.

McLaren will construct the super DC which is to be 40 metres high; covering 1.5 million sq ft over four floors providing more than 150,000 racked pallet positions. It is truly ground breaking and built for the future.

The super DC provides UK and European delivery and collection services for packets, parcels, pallets, part and full loads. Uniserve have designed a multi-user facility, which has been based around flexibility and efficiency that will operate multi user and dedicated services to clients DC’s, stores and customers.

Phil Pringle, Managing Director, McLaren Construction – UK & International commented:

“McLaren is thrilled to have been awarded this major contract by Uniserve. We look forward to increasing our position in the distribution sector and bringing our expertise to bear on the delivery of what will be a high profile and state-of-the art facility for Uniserve and a prominent development in Felixstowe.”

Uniserve Property Director, John Gandy commented, “We are delighted that McLaren are joining the team to deliver the first of our new breed of super DCs. They have an excellent track record of delivering high quality projects and we are looking forward to working with them on this exciting new facility.

Construction will begin this year.

McLaren wins New Super Distribution Centre Contract