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Catering24 agrees development of a brand-new warehouse with Clowes Developments

Catering24 Agrees New Warehouse

Catering24 has agreed a deal with Clowes Developments for the development of a state of the art warehouse facility in Ilkeston after doubling in size.

The successful family run business has adapted their business model throughout the difficult year of 2020 for the hospitality industry by providing food packaging for takeaway and delivery. Their continued growth in this area is set to rise over the next decade and Catering24 have agreed a bespoke build with Clowes Development in the East Midlands area strategically located between Nottingham & Derby. have agreed a lease with Clowes Developments for the development of a brand-new purpose-built warehouse and distribution facility at Etiquette Park located off the existing Manners Road Industrial Estate in Ilkeston. The deal marks significant expansion for the food packaging distributor who have double their turnover in the past 18 months. Catering24 has the option to purchase the property within the first 2 years which Catering24 aim to do and represents a total investment in the warehouse, equipment, racking and IT software to the sum of £2.8million.
The 27,249sq ft warehouse & office planning application has now been approved by Erewash Borough Council and work is expected to start on site within the next couple of weeks.

Clowes Developments have instructed TanRo to construct the bespoke facility for Catering24 at the Ilkeston based business park. The 27,249sq ft facility will be the larger of two brand new facilities expected to be built at the site following a successful planning application submitted by the developer to Erewash Borough Council. Catering24’s bespoke building will sit with a secure complex and will comprise of a steel portal frame single storey warehouse with integral two storey offices. The property will benefit from a secure service yard, 40 car parking spaces, 8m haunch height, 2 level access loading doors, 3 phase power supply and EV charging points.

“I have been very impressed with the team at Catering24, we have totally restructured the business in 2020 due to the pandemic, staff have adapted well to new ways of working, software system and alternative working hours to satisfy online consumer purchasing needs, Etiquette park will be a welcome facility to achieve even more levels of customer service which we look forward to announce in the 2022.” Steve Lloyd, CEO. is a family award winning business supplying food packaging and catering supplies to foodservice businesses throughout the UK.