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23/04/2019

Appeal: Expansion of Europe’s largest distribution centre approved

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Long-mooted plans to double the size of Magna Park in Leicestershire can go ahead despite opposition from a local MP, after an inspector found the scheme’s public benefits outweighed harm to a nearby scheduled monument.

and contribute an additional £275 million to the local and regional economy.

The plans included 427,000 square metres of additional storage and distribution floor space, plus educational facilities including a logistics technology institute, an HGV driver training facility, a museum and heritage centre, and office space for start-up businesses.

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