SmartParc has announced that it has submitted planning for its 155-acre, high-tech food manufacturing campus on the former Celanese site near Spondon, Derby.
Specifically designed to address the challenges facing the food industry, the planned 1.8m sqft collaborative hub, will provide state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, start-up incubation units and a potential location for a Food Manufacturing Technology Centre of Excellence.
Combining new purpose-built food production units with a central distribution facility, a technology centre and dedicated energy centres through the parc, the company’s revolutionary approach will bring food producers together to cluster knowledge and investment. It will also create up to 5,000 direct jobs.
The flagship Spondon site, located in Derby, is part of
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