Symmetry Park, Wigan


Masterplanning of a 134-acre strategic development site for Tritax Symmetry, capable of accommodating 1.44 million sqft of logistics employment space.

Located at junction 25 of the M6, one of the UK’s primary road freight routes, our masterplan for this former open cast coal mine has been sensitively developed to work with the opportunities and constraints of the site. The buildings provide a range of high-quality logistics space upwards from 100,000 sqft, which are set within extensive landscaping and planting, including a substantial green buffer to the nearby housing in Winstanley.

The scheme was granted hybrid planning consent in January 2020 by Wigan Borough Council but was subsequently called in by the Secretary of State, alongside three other sites in the North West, before ultimately being approved in June 2021.

It's anticipated the scheme could create up to 1,200 construction jobs and 1,650 jobs when operational.

Logistics is hugely important for the Northern Powerhouse and today’s (planning) decision means that Wigan will have its share of the thousands of jobs on offer. Well-positioned, high-quality developments such as this will be crucial to providing a platform for occupiers to take advantage of what is a rapidly growing sector.

Andrew Dickman Director of Tritax Symmetry