Full occupancy at Prologis Park Hams Hall as final unit is let

Prologis has successfully preleased all of speculatively built Prologis Park Hams Hall with the final unit, DC4, being let to West Midlands-based AMG Logistics on a 15 year lease. The full occupancy of the Park, ahead of practical completion later this summer, demonstrates the site’s strength and broad appeal to both automotive and logistics sectors.

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Prologis peddle power raising money for Club Peloton

In June I took part in PedElle 2022, a 280 mile, 3 day charity cycling challenge for women working in the real estate sector and raising money for Club Peloton which transforms the lives of young people in the UK.

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New lease at Prologis Park Ryton demonstrates strength of demand

Prologis has agreed a 10-year lease for a new 330,000 sq ft unit, currently under construction at Prologis Park Ryton in Coventry. An international Third Party Logistics Company will be moving into DC9, which is due for completion in the summer.

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Earth Day 2022: 14 years of sustainable developments at Prologis UK

At Prologis, sustainability has been a business priority since 2008 when we decided that it was our mission to do our bit to help save the planet and since then, we've done just that.

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Meet Rob Poole: the new kid on the block

With a larger-than-life personality and a strong work ethic, let’s give a big Prologis welcome to our newest associate, Rob Poole. Some of you might remember him as an intern in the Project Management team in 2019, and now he’s back, with a new role in Development Management.

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LandAid SleepOut – we did it!

Donning their sleeping bags and taking to The Mailbox carpark floor, The Prologis SleepOut Team managed to raise over £5,000 between them! Contributing to the astounding total of £468,596 raised by volunteers across the country, the fundraising efforts of the Prologis team, and everybody that took part in the SleepOut nationwide, raised a phenomenal amount of money in aid of local charities.

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Responding to the refugee crisis

Whilst Prologis doesn’t have any property in Russia or Ukraine, we do have a large presence in other Eastern and Central European nations, including Poland. Many of our employees – in Europe and beyond – have family and friends who have been impacted by the war.

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Success at The Hub with another great day of training

One of our main values is recruitment and skills training, which is exactly why we have invested in the creation of The Hub. Located at RFI DIRFT in Daventry, The Hub is a purpose-built facility, dedicated to pursuing the Prologis UK Warehousing and Logistics Training Programme (PWLTP).

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Three New Faces Join Prologis UK

We’re only two months in, but 2022 has already been a year of growth for our UK team. Closely following Will Cassar and Milena Blair, we’re also welcoming Caroline Musker, Gillian Scarth, and Simon Perks to the business.

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Prologis 2021 fundraising – the numbers are in!

We’ve got a keen focus on giving back to those that need it most, and last December our annual Dock Doors of Giving Campaign meant we wrapped up 2021 with annual donations worth £175,890 (€211, 192) for charities across the UK and Europe.

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Join us for the third LandAid SleepOut in Birmingham and help put an end to youth homelessness

Last year, 121,000 16–24-year-olds were homeless or at risk of homelessness in the UK and the pandemic has placed many more young people at risk. That’s why Prologis has been a longstanding supporter of LandAid and why, for the second year running, we’re delighted to sponsor the charity’s Birmingham SleepOut to raise awareness of youth homelessness.

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New year, new hires at Prologis

As a company dedicated to maintaining and developing positive relationships with our customers, it is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of two new customer-facing team members – Will Cassar and Milena Blair.

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12th Prologis 100 Charity Cycle Ride Raises £29,500 for charity

Over the past twelve years, cyclists from Prologis, and our friends from the agency community and supply chain have ridden around France, across the Alps, through the Lake District, and over the Yorkshire Dales, raising vital funds for a wide range of charities.

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Toolstation snaps up last spot at Prologis Park Pineham

It is our pleasure to announce that Toolstation is joining us at Prologis Park Pineham, securing a 493,098 sq. ft building, and filling the last spot on the park.

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Going Beyond Net Zero Through Collaboration

Since 2008, every new Prologis warehouse delivered in the UK has been net zero carbon in construction carbon framework) and is designed to deliver long-lasting environmental benefits through our unique approach to the mitigation of carbon involved in the construction process.

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PARKlife: Promoting ‘Green’ Exercise at Prologis Park Pineham

Exercising outside is a great way to get fit: that’s why we’re starting to include outdoor fitness trails across our Prologis Parks, allowing park employees and members of the local community to exercise for free.

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PARKLife: Helping Communities ‘Grow Back Greener’ from the Pandemic.

During the pandemic, we’ve been encouraged to see both park employees and members of the local community enjoying our country parks, fitness trails and picnic areas, that’s why, during Love Parks Week, we want to celebrate all those things that make our Prologis Parks special.

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Prologis Park Hemel Hempstead is latest stop for zero carbon ‘Battle Bus’

The UK’s first fully-electric ‘Carbon Battle Bus’ made a stop at Prologis Park Hemel Hempstead, as part a Zero Carbon Tour of the UK on route to COP26 in Glasgow in November.

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Prologis snaps up Park Royal site for last mile logistics hub

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve acquired a 150,000 sq ft unit in Park Royal, London, in an off-market purchase and leaseback for approximately £70m.

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Prologis expands Birmingham logistics park to meet growing demand for urban logistics facilities

We’re delighted to announce our plans to expand Prologis Park Midpoint, Birmingham, to provide more urban logistics facilities for our customers in the Midlands through our recent acquisition of around nine acres of land adjacent to this popular logistics park.

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Sustainability and social value at the heart of JLR’s new logistics operations centre in Solihull

We built Jaguar Land Rover’s Logistics Operations Centre (LOC) during the pandemic, as part of a customer-led development project for the luxury car manufacturer.

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Lucky for some: how our 13 year partnership with Planet Mark & Cool Earth is helping local and global communities.

Twenty-three years ago, when Prologis in the UK was founded, industrial logistics buildings were regarded as little more than places to protect the goods inside from theft and the worst effects of the British weather.

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Prologis UK Team Sleep Out To Help Out

Last week, together with some of our UK team members, I spent an uncomfortable night sleeping rough to raise money for the annual Land Aid Sleep Out to help end youth homelessness.

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South East Midlands will be the first UK region to benefit from our new logistics training programme.

During National Careers Week, we were delighted to announce that Northamptonshire and the wider South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) will be the first location in the UK to benefit from the Prologis Warehousing and Logistics Training Programme (PWLTP).

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Prologis Park Ryton welcomes a new customer

As a company with a longstanding commitment to sustainability, we’re delighted to welcome LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) the leading manufacturer & retailer of electric commercial vehicles, to Prologis Park Ryton in Coventry.

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Prologis Dock Doors of Giving

It’s a wrap: our dock doors of giving initiative returned over £244,000  to charitable causes across Europe

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Prologis completes largest sale of logistics real estate assets on record in the UK

In Q4 2020, Prologis completed the sale of its ‘Platform Portfolio’ to Blackstone for £473 million. This transaction was the largest sale of logistics real estate assets on record in the UK. The majority of assets within the ‘Platform Portfolio’ were acquired from Liberty Property Trust during Prologis’ acquisition of the company in February 2020.

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Working together to raise net zero carbon understanding

The UK Government’s recently-announced 10-point plan to accelerate progress to net zero carbon, supporting the delivery of objectives set out in the Paris Climate Change Agreement, has encouraged all industries to refocus on their environmental commitments.

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Prologis underwrites commitments to London market with new hire

Prologis, the UK’s leading developer of industrial logistics parks, today announced that it is strengthening its leasing and development team in London and the South East with the appointment of Gavin Quinn. Gavin, a partner with Levy Real Estate in London, will join Prologis on November 30th and will help the property company continue to...

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Supporters ride 1024 miles in virtual charity cycle challenge

“We have been blown away by people’s support and generosity and I would like to thank each and every person who cycled, donated or sponsored this year’s event.” Over the past eleven years, cyclists from Prologis, its agents and supply chain have ridden around France, across the Alps, through the Lake District, and over...

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Hello to our new interns

Every year, we recruit two interns from Nottingham Trent University who spend their year in industry placement with us. This year, despite the challenges presented by a global pandemic, we’re delighted we can still welcome two new interns to the Prologis UK family and we’re looking forward to getting to know them – so much so that we asked...

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Local employee helps council’s food box delivery service

Wayne thinks outside the box to help council’s food box delivery service for the vulnerable. Wayne Porter, from our UK Property Management Team, is always the first to raise his hand when it comes to helping those in need both inside and outside work. So, it came as no surprise when he stepped forward to help Solihull Council, when it told us it...

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Supporting our communities

We are only as strong as the communities of which we are a part and, at Prologis, we are working hard to understand how we can support the needs of our communities across the globe during the current coronavirus crisis. For this reason, the Prologis Foundation has launched a £4.05 million ($5 million dollar) global...

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Green light given for major new build at Prologis Apex Park

Planning permission has been granted for a major new extension to Prologis Apex Park, located near Daventry. The £40m project will include a new facility for global engine manufacturer, Cummins, which already has operations in the local area. The first phase of the development is for a 430,000 sq. ft. facility to house a new...

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Sustainability in Motion

Over 100 employees at Prologis RFI DIRFT in Rugby have now signed up to a new commuter scheme, thanks to our partnership with ‘app-based’ smart transportation start-up, Zeelo. Each day, an average of 40-50 workers at the logistics park are now benefitting from a premium bus service, transporting them directly to their workplace from a...

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Making space for Wildlife

At Prologis we want to build long-lasting relationships with the communities close to our network of over 22 Prologis Park and this commitment extends to protecting and enhancing the environment for local wildlife. That’s why, across our developments, we work with ecology consultants, local wildlife groups and landscape consultants to enhance...

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Creating green space for residents in Hillingdon as part of Prologis Park West London

Hillingdon is one of the greenest boroughs in London, with more than 200 green spaces covering approximately 1,800 acres. The borough has received the most Green Flag awards in the UK for seven years in a row and was awarded 55 for 2019 (54 of which are maintained by Hillingdon Council). So, it was a...

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Prologis Park is taking shape at Wellingborough West

Our major new logistics park at Wellingborough is rapidly taking shape, as work progresses on the development of two new buildings for companies planning to move to the site in 2020. The buildings under construction include a new, bespoke distribution centre for NNR Global Logistics, covering 130,080 square feet, to be completed by May 2020...

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Keeping the memories alive at The Bridge

At Prologis, we believe it’s important to preserve links to local history Paul Weston, Prologis UK There was a poignant new addition to our sculpture trail at The Bridge development in Dartford recently. A new sculpture – ‘soldier on a bench’ – by Will Jordan was commissioned to recognise the Armistice of 11 November

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What a difference a day makes

Giving back to the communities where we are based and where we are building is important to us. That’s why, for the past seven years, Prologis employees across the globe have come together for ‘Impact Day – our annual day of service where we give something back to the communities close to our Prologis Parks...

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Prologis, Pies and Pedal Power

I am so grateful for the support this event receives year after year. In addition to the people who donate money and turn-up to cycle we owe a huge debt of gratitude to the many volunteers who give up their time to ensure the event is a success. Paul Weston, Prologis UK Prologis Regional...

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Breaking the silence

Breaking the silence: how we’re championing the importance of mental well-being at work. Poor mental health costs UK employers £30 billion a year through lost production, recruitment and absence but the emotional cost to employees and their families is far greater and often longer lasting. As a business that cares about its employees, we want...

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A decade of protection

A decade of protection: how our partnership with The Planet Mark & Cool Earth is helping local and global communities Twenty years ago, when Prologis in the UK was founded, industrial logistics buildings (or sheds as they are affectionately known) were regarded as little more than places to protect the goods inside from theft and...

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Martin takes on triple cycling challenge for charity

I’m lucky to work for a company that supports charitable initiatives put forward by employees and Prologis has already pledged £250 toward my fundraising target Martin Cooper, Prologis UK It’s often said that charity begins at home and, for one Prologis UK employee, this is certainly the case. Martin Cooper, a Vice President in...

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Prologis UK Legal Counsel named Real Estate Individual of the Year

At a time of huge growth in the industrial logistics sector, this is a glowing endorsement of the work we do and is fantastic for all the team Nick Smith, Prologis UK The Legal Guide 500 has named Nick Smith, UK Legal Counsel for Prologis UK, Real Estate Individual of the Year in its

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Prologis Director challenges herself for charity

’m also lucky to work for a company that supports charitable initiatives put forward by employees Kathryn Bird, Prologis UK It’s often said that charity begins at home, but for Kathryn Bird, a Director in the legal department at Prologis UK, charity begins at work and school and has seen her take on three...

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Rooms to remember at Prologis UK

It’s two decades since Prologis UK was founded so it’s fitting that the move to our new office on Blythe Valley Park in Solihull coincided with our twentieth anniversary and marked the start of another chapter in our history. It’s also fitting that the interior of our new office gives a nod to our West...

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Laying the foundations for remembrance

I am enormously grateful to Prologis for its generosity and willingness to help us, without which we may not have met our timeline Judy Macdonald, Chair of the Water Orton War Memorial Project Community is important to us at Prologis UK. That’s why our dedicated in-house Property Management Team work hard to build long-lasting...

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Prologis’ Employees Take a Hands-On Approach for Impact Day

Prologis Impact Day 2018 – Happy Fields Animal Sanctuary If ‘many hands make light work’ then imagine what 3,200 hands can do? That’s exactly the number of hands from Prologis’ offices across the globe that took part in Impact Day, the company’s annual day of service, on May 18th. This is the sixth year...

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Building safer communities

PCSOs carry out an important role and this partnership with local organisations will undoubtedly contribute to a safer Northamptonshire Sgt Sam Dobbs, Northamptonshire Police As the long-term owner of the logistics parks we develop, building a strong relationship with the local community is important for us: that’s why, in partnership with Crick Parish Council

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How creative thinking could save the planet

How creative thinking could save the planet (and why dried insects would be better in a stir-fry) A blog post by Theo Morris The Eden Project is an educational charity whose aim is to connect us with each other and the living world, exploring how we can work towards a better future. It’s nestled...

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Building Community Spirit

Working together with Love Brum and Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, Prologis UK and our ‘Space for Good’ initiative is making a real difference in the local community as part of our wider commitment to social value Alan Sarjant, Prologis UK The Real Junk Food Project (TRJFP) Birmingham has been operating since 2014, intercepting over...

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Prologis 100 celebrates a decade of pedal power

Cycling and charity work are a real passion for many people who work at Prologis UK and, by combining the two and involving our agents and supply chain, we can really make a difference to the charities nominated by our employees Paul Weston, Prologis UK This year, Prologis UK celebrated a decade of charitable...

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Driving home the benefits of Green Travel

How our Green Travel Scheme helps people on Prologis Parks get to work, reduces local traffic and safeguards the environment. In 2008, working with Liftshare UK, our in-house Property Management Team set up the very first Green Travel Scheme at Prologis Park Kettering. Since then, they have worked hard to introduce Liftshare schemes across...

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Creating a community garden

Although it is a global business, Prologis cares about its local community Tim Andrews, LoveBrum Last November, shivering as an icy wind whipped across Uplands Allotments, I thought Prologis had taken on an impossible task. As it turns out, I was wrong. Six months later, we had turned three overgrown allotments at the entrance...

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Working with Warwickshire College

We value our partnership with Prologis and the important role it plays in the education of students about sustainability Mark Bonham, Assistant Principal for WCG We’ve been working with Warwickshire College Group (WCG) for the past four years and currently sponsor their involvement with the Planet Mark™ certification scheme. Through this scheme, the group...

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A workout with a view

Providing outdoor fitness equipment on and around our Prologis Parks is a great way to encourage people to spend time outdoors, increasing their exposure to fresh air and sunlight. Outdoor fitness equipment can also be used by the local community and people with different levels of fitness and, as it’s free of charge, it’s accessible...

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