Leicester’s new 30 Hectare site………Wilson Bowden

Wilson Bowden Developments has been granted planning permission for a major employment led development which is set to create 2,500 jobs in Leicester and the surrounding areas over the next 10 years.
The 30 hectare strategic employment site will be located to the west of Glenfield on the north-western fringe of Leicester just off Junction 21a of the M1.
Nick Richardson, Managing Director of Wilson Bowden Developments confirmed that, “We have been working on this for some time and the site is one of the best opportunities for employment land in the region. It’s very pleasing to see that Secretary of State has accepted the arguments we’ve made about the importance of economic development in this area and the impact it will have on employment and growth.”
The mixed commercial scheme will include 80,000sqft of office space as well as 1.1msqft of warehousing and industrial units, which will significantly reinforce Wilson Bowden Developments’ portfolio in the area.
In addition to the commercial offer, the scheme also incorporates 250 new family homes as well as a new local centre, creating a sustainable location and development mix.


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