A joint venture (JV) between developer Chancerygate and SGN Place has submitted plans to speculatively build 95,000ft² of Grade A urban logistics space on a four-acre site on Factory Lane in Croydon, South London. The scheme will comprise 14 units ranging from 1,000ft² to 17,000ft². All units will be available on a leasehold basis. Located on the outskirts of Croydon town centre, the Factory Lane site is 10 miles south of central London and provides good access to the A23, A232, and M25. Subject to planning approval from Croydon Council, work on the proposed development is anticipated to commence in January 2023 and will be ready for occupation at the end of next year.
Chancerygate development director, Jonathan Lee, said: “We are very pleased to have submitted our first joint planning application as part of our JV with SGN Place. This is a hugely exciting opportunity to deliver the first leasehold multi-unit urban logistics site in Croydon for more than 10 years. There is very strong demand for high specification, new build urban logistics space in the town and the development has been designed to provide best-in-class last mile facilities with the highest ESG credentials. Subject to planning, we look forward to working with our partner SGN Place to revitalise the site and create an enduring and sustainable asset for Croydon. We anticipate the development will enable the creation of more than 250 jobs providing further economic benefit for the town."