Next plans storage expansion at Enderby HQ

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Plans from Leicestershire retailer Next to build on its Enderby HQ have been recommended for approval.

The proposal involves the erection of a new storage building to be accommodated
through the relocation of current recycling facilities.

The new building will provide: a new location for staff ‘Direct to Desk’ collections (whereby staff can collect items ordered online whilst at the workplace; a permanent storage facility for samples currently stored in shipping containers across the site; additional storage for homeware samples; general storage for IT equipment.

Associated external works to accompany the new storage building will see recycling facilities relocated to the existing container yard, a new access ramp to the side of the multistorey car park to allow movement of goods to the Phase 6 building, and new staff amenity space to the side of the multistorey car park.

The proposed storage building will have a gross internal area of 1,077 square metres at ground floor plus 1,036.5 square metres at first floor, totalling 2,113.5 square metres.

Alongside the proposed storage building, a service yard is proposed to the rear.

Next’s headquarters have been based at the current Enderby site since 1986. The site
has been progressively expanded, with the most recent addition

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