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Gist completes on new chilled warehouse in Derbyshire

Markham Vale, Derbyshire, UK: Gist’s bespoke, high-spec 8,432sq metre chilled warehouse and storage facility at Markham Vale is now complete, say developers.

Gist manages the supply chains for perishable and chilled products for a wide range of customers in the commercial and industrial sector and has 5,000 employees based at more than 40 sites throughout the UK and Europe.

Alan Devine, managing director, Gist, said: “We are happy to be working with Derbyshire County Council and Henry Boot on the development of this important new extension to our national food and logistics network, on time and on budget.

“The new consolidation centre will significantly increase our ability to bring great service to our customers.”

Vivienne Clements, director at Henry Boot Developments, said: “We are delighted to announce practical completion of the unit for Gist Limited, the third unit on Markham Vale North. “

Great Bear Distribution is also opening a 44,527sq metre bespoke distribution centre at Markham Vale.