South Central - J1, M271 / M27

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First pre-let to UK retailer John Lewis to develop 46,000 sq m .com delivery hub

Remaining two units complete and available for occupation 

Opportunity: Occupier - logistic companies

  • Adjacent J1, M27 / M271 and Southampton Port
  • Logistics accommodation up to 19,000 sq m
  • Fronting M271 motorway and close to the Port of Southampton
  • Grade A detached units - Unit 1 - 118,257 sq ft and Unit 2 - 39,641 sq ft
  • Each unit has planning permission for class B8, suitable for storage and distribution use
  • Unit 2 also has class B1(c), suitable for light industrial use
  • All units have 24/7 hours of use

The South Central development at Test lane, Nursling is the first speculative new industrial development close to the Port of Southampton in a decade and has created three high-specification units with a combined value of over £30m.

Construction of all three units is now complete and John Lewis Partnership is making final preparations to move into the completed Unit 3, which will be used as a 46,080 sq ft regional distribution centre.

The three units cove a total of 16.13 acres and includes a linear park. 

Each unit benefits from a Grade A specification including 11 metre eaves height, 50 kn per sq m floor loading, dock and level access  loading doors, full access raised floor offices and large secure self contained yard.

For further information contact joint lettings agents:

Lambert Smith Hampton

Adrian Whitfield, tel 023 8071 3037
Jerry Vigus, tel 023 8020 6111


Jonathan Manhire, tel 023 8038 5626

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