Lead battery maker GS Yuasa Battery Sales UK (GYSUK) has begun construction of its new headquarters and distribution centre in Swindon.
The 178,500 sq ft purpose-built facility in Dorcan will incorporate state-of-the-art warehouse equipment, processes, and systems.
The new facility will stock lead batteries and accessories to GS Yuasa’s markets, including automotive, motorcycle and industrial applications.
The site build is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year, with the warehouse and office fit-out process, testing, move and ramp-up phases to follow.
The new site is expected to be fully operational in the summer of 2023.
GS Yuasa are working with developer Canmoor.
Construction will be undertaken by Marbank Construction Limited.
The building will be constructed to a very high standard with a focus on ESG credentials, targeting BREEAM ‘Excellent’, an EPC A rating, 19 EV charging points, Photovoltaic panels and use of recycled materials.