Caddick secures Wolverhampton industrial development


Caddick Construction has been awarded the build contract for a new industrial development in Wolverhampton. 

Vernon Park. Credit: Caddick.

Inside the deal: Staffordshire Pension Fund hired the contractor to build a 100,000 sq. ft manufacturing, storage and distribution warehouse at Vernon Park off Junction 1 of the M54. 

The £12 million contract will start this month and includes the base-build, a two-storey unit, access roads, hardstanding, car parking and landscaping. 

Other features include dock leveller equipment, fire escape staircases, lifts and ancillary spaces as well as internal MEP services. 

On the job 

  • UMC Architects (design) 
  • Virtus Consult (project managers & quantity surveyors) 
  • Rodgers Leask (structural & civil engineering) 
  • Couch Perry Wilkes (M&E engineers) 

Vernon Park adds to Caddick’s Midlands portfolio alongside Urban Splash and Places for People’s Port Loop development in Birmingham. 

It also complements the firm’s industrial developments portfolio across the North and Midlands, which includes projects on behalf of Network Space and property investors Chancerygate.  

Ray O’Sullivan, regional director at Caddick Construction Midlands, said: “We are building a healthy project pipeline in the Midlands, which is flexing our expertise in a number of our core sectors, including residential, commercial offices, and industrial and logistics.  

“We have an excellent team in place to deliver Vernon Park, and we will be working with suppliers and subcontractors across Wolverhampton and the West Midlands to support our delivery of the project.” 

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