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Biodiversity is flourishing at Lilbourne Meadows

The current crisis has really highlighted the need for a healthier relationship between human activity and the natural world and I’m proud that Prologis has a longstanding and enduring commitment to sustainable development. During National Biodiversity Week 2020, I caught up with Jane Pearman, from the Wildlife Trust BCN, for the latest update about life […]

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By: Phil Oakley 07/05/20
Feeding the nation: How rail freight is keeping essential supplies on-track

Whilst the coronavirus pandemic has caused a sharp reduction in the number of passengers travelling by train, the role of the UK’s railways in transporting essential goods requiring distribution to supermarkets and national distribution centres has never been more important. In fact, for the first time in many years, rail freight is currently being prioritised […]

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By: Nicki Whittaker 24/04/20
Prologis director helps charity partner stay fighting fit

This weekend, Mel Brand, a Director in the Investment Services Team at Prologis UK will take on the ‘2.6 challenge’ in aid of Cure Leukemia. Mel, a keen cyclist and fitness expert has been a long-standing supporter of Cure Leukemia and, over the past few years, has completed a number of cycling fundraising challenges, including Geoff […]

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By: James Wright 06/02/20
The Magnificent (DC)7

Having an energy efficient building, on an established Prologis Park, close to junction 15a of the M1 is more affordable than you might think. DC7 at Prologis Park Pineham is available now and will save you money from the first day of occupation. And, as if that’s not enough, here are seven reasons that make […]

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By: Robin Woodbridge 15/01/20
Fitting the Pieces Together

Fitting the Pieces Together: how to solve London’s co-location puzzle. Recently, I found myself in a ‘Housing Conference for London’ workshop set-up by Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London. The section of the workshop I attended was predominately for people in the ‘industrial’ world to come up with ways to solve London’s housing problem: in essence, […]

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By: Oliver Bycroft 04/11/19
High Hopes for The High Street

2018 Christmas trading figures have been a mixed bag for UK retailers, with winners and losers on the High Street. One trend that continues though is the rise of online sales and the decline of physical retail sales. No surprise there then. However, look closely between the tabloid pages of doom and gloom and it’s […]

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By: Phil Oakley 03/11/19
The Inside Track on Rail Freight

The logistics sector is a critical part of the UK economy, keeping the country’s goods flowing in-line with customer demand, servicing everything from grocery stores to delivering online shopping orders. However, the logistics sector as we know it is under immense stress, and there is a big focus on making the industry more sustainable. Whilst […]

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By: Paul Weston 02/11/19
Why we need to re-frame the conversation if we want to attract millennials into the industrial and logistics sector

I’ve been in the industrial and logistics sector for over twenty five years and, over the last few months,I’ve been reflecting on the challenges out customers face if they want to encourage more young people to consider a career within this rapidly growing area. Even writing the words ‘logistics sector’ made me stop and consider […]

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