Just a year after achieving planning, we have recently completed Trammell Crow Company (TCC)’s first industrial and logistics development in the UK, on the 19.4-acre CORE site in Milton Keynes, where nearby occupiers include Nissan, Mercedes, Amazon, and DHL.
Three Grade A speculative logistics buildings total 340,002 sq ft of space, with clear internal heights of 12m and 15m providing increased capacity of floor slabs, with the flexibility to accommodate various office configurations. 55m-deep yards provide designated parking spaces for car sharing and landscaped recreational areas.
Sustainability and wellbeing features are at the heart of CORE, which has been delivered as a net zero carbon development in accordance with the UK Green Building Council Net Zero Carbon framework, and observing the latest 2023 UKGBC Offsetting Guidance verified by Planet Mark.
In line with TCC’s global standards, the units were constructed to BREEAM Excellent for new construction and EPC A-rating. Each building provides an increased roof-load capacity to accommodate full photovoltaic arrays and a base-PV installation. There is fully controlled and ultra-efficient LED lighting throughout, with sustainable storage and discharging of rainwater, and multi-model EV charging points across the site. The project achieved 95% recycling of site-won materials.
Tony Mahil, Chetwoods Director commented: “We are delighted to have designed this ‘first in the UK’ landmark project for Trammell Crow Company. At Chetwoods we are continuously developing processes and tools that allow us to deliver net-zero buildings, and to scientifically measure the impact of their design on the environment and the wellbeing of the people who use them”.
Mike Forster, Head of UK Logistics at Trammell Crow Company, said: “Just a year after achieving planning for our site in Milton Keynes, we’ve completed Trammell Crow Company’s first logistics development in the UK at Net Zero Carbon. TCC’s momentum in the UK, as across Europe, is phenomenal and we fully expect to capitalise on it to secure further sites as we seek to become the country and the continent’s top developer.”
We have a 35-year track record the design and delivery of award-winning best-in-class developments in the logistics and industrial sector. We designed the World’s first BREEAM Excellent & low-energy supermarket in 2000 and the World’s first BREEAM Outstanding logistics building at design stage in 2009. We delivered the World’s first WELL™️ Building Standard industrial pilot scheme in 2019, and in 2021 the World’s first building verified as Net Zero Carbon for Construction. Our expertise and experience, supported by our research and development programmes, enables us to aid our clients in creating sustainable and socially and economically viable buildings.
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