1:15 pm, Mon 22 Apr 2013
The Co-operative Group has issued the following statistics abouts its new distribution centre in Derbyshire.
Construction costs for the build were £22,000,000
1,000,000 cases of produce will pass through the distribution centre every week
The floor area is 480,000 sq ft
There will be 2,600 deliveries of produce to the site each week
When fully operational it will employ 1060 people
300 new jobs are being created
There are 273 vehicles on site
It will be in operation 24 hours a day, seven days a week
1:05 pm, Mon 22 Apr 2013
The site in South Normanton will eventually employ more than 1000 people
Credit: ITV Central
This is a first look inside a £22 million distribution centre built by The Co-operative Group in Derbyshire.
The supermarket chain received more than 2000 applications for just 300 new jobs at the site.
Eventually more than 1000 people will be employed there.
10:20 am, Mon 22 Apr 2013
A major supermarket chain is set to unveil a new £22m distribution centre in Derbyshire, creating 300 new jobs. The Co-operative Group received more than 2200 applications for the new roles in South Normanton which will eventually employ 1060 people.