Set up a new distribution centre for advanced engineering

Find help to select a location and logistics partner.

Find a distribution centre in the UK

You may find that being next to a particular seaport, an airport or certain suppliers might be important for your consumer and retail business.

The UK’s major road and rail networks provide excellent connectivity throughout the country.

You can find and compare industrial units on a commercial property search engine, such as Estates Gazette, CBRE, Colliers and JLL.


The website of the UK Warehousing Association has a list of UK logistics partners or suppliers.


Freeports are special areas within the UK’s borders where different economic regulations apply and where you can access planning, infrastructure and innovation support from the UK government.

Freeports can provide an invaluable opportunity for advanced manufacturing businesses, with a broad range of specialisms, including chemicals and renewable energy. You can also access a wide range of customs and tax benefits by expanding your business within a UK Freeport.

See the full list of Freeports

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