Site Description: Centrum 100 is a highly successful 200 acre (80 ha) mixed use scheme. Centrum West is a 55 acre (22.26 ha) gross extension and a single plot size of 32 acres (12.95 ha) is available. The site lies in the main commercial centre of East Staffordshire adjacent to the A38 trunk road providing easy access to the A50 linking the M1 and M6 national motorway network. To the south, the A38 also provides access to the M6, M6 Toll and M42.

Overall Developable Land: 22.26 hectares (55 acres)

Planning Use: Mixed Use

Site Owner: SCPDL & Goodman

Planning Authority: East Staffordshire Borough Council.

Major Local Companies: Coors Tradeteam, Holland and Barrett, Pirelli, Argos, Intier Automotive,Bombardier and Waterstones

Workforce: 141,928 within thirty minute drive-time

Developers: Standard Commercial Property Developments Ltd | Goodman International

Sat Nav: DE14 2AJ (Wellington Road)


Birmingham 34 miles (54 km)
London 128 miles (206 km)
Manchester 87 miles (140 km)
Sheffield 69 miles (111 km)
Stoke-on-Trent 32 miles (51 km)
Folkstone 216 miles (349 km)
Harwich 181 miles (291 km)
Hull 104 miles (168 km)
Southampton 152 miles (244 km)
Birmingham 35 miles (56 km)
Manchester 57 miles (92 km)
Nottingham East Midlands 18 miles (29 km)
M1 (Junction 23a) 24 miles (38 km)
M42 (Junction 11) 12 miles (18 km)
M6 (Junction 14) 12 miles (42 km)

LaSalle Investment Management choose East Staffordshire

Monday, 21st of January 2013

LaSalle Investment Management, acting on behalf of an undisclosed pension fund have completed the AL13.2m purchase of the First Point logistics unit at Centrum, Burton upon Trent.

Goodman annoucned in November that it had let the unit to arts and craft retailer, Hobbycraft on a long term deal.

Goodman UK Logistics’ managing director, Charles Crossland said, “The letting of First Point to Hobbycraft offered a very attractive investment opportunity

“The strategic Midlands’ location and the quality of both the tenant and the development resulted in good institutional demand and we are delighted to have secured such a quality purchaser.”

Hobbycraft take First Point

Monday, 12th of November 2012

Hobbycraft have take the 213,000 sq ft First Point on Centrum 100. The move is expected to create some 250 jobs on the site.

Alliance Boots Expands Burton Centre

Wednesday, 7th of March 2012

Alliance Boots has invested AL50 million in its Burton upon Trent multi channel service centre. The refurbishment of the centre has included an automated order storage and retrieval system and the installation of two mezzanine floors increasing space by 72,612 sq ft. The site houses Boots’ online and international businesses together with its Christmas gift ranges. The site currently employs 500 people but Alliance Boots claim that this could increase to up to 1000 at peak times now the expansion has finished. The facility supports order processing for the 25,000 product lines of the company’s e-commerce operation along with its 2,500 Christmas gift product lines and also services the company’s international distribution to Boots stores abroad.

Wednesday, 2nd of February 2011

Holland & Barrett’s new AL14m production plant at Centrum 100 in Burton has started production. The 130,000sqft packaging and processing plant can produce 75 million bags of dried fruits, nuts, snacks and seeds a year for distribution to the company’s 1,000 stores.

Centrum Power Station plans withdrawn

Monday, 21st of June 2010

ESB has now withdrawn plans for a gas fired power station on the residual land at Centrum West.

Opus completes the double

Thursday, 4th of February 2010

Opus Land has pulled off one biggest deals in the region this year with the sale of the 460,000sqft Opus Axis logistics centre in Burton to the leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer in the UK, Boots. To read more click here

Punch lead on design

Tuesday, 17th of February 2009

The prestigious new, 44,000 sq ft, eco friendly offices for Punch Taverns on Centrum 100 in Burton certainly breaks with the normal design convention of the site by featuring lots of glass and timber. Not only are the offices of modern design, they also energy efficient and incorporate solar roof panels, rainwater harvesting and daylight sensor control for lighting.

Gateway 38

Tuesday, 17th of February 2009

Branded Gateway 38, a new office and car showroom development by GF Tomlinson and Askew Properties is proposed on the site adjacent to the new Punch Taverns offices. Offices from 10,000 to 50,000sqft can be accommodated with 1.75 acres provisionally allocated for car showrooms.

Goodman consent for Phase 2

Monday, 8th of December 2008

Goodman has gained planning approval for a 403,420sqft logistics centre on Phase 2 of Centrum West, part of Centrum 100 in Burton. The unit will sit next to the nearly completed 360,000sqft Design and Build unit for logistics operator, PalletForce

The Duke nears PC

Thursday, 2nd of October 2008

Completion of the 300,000sqft distribution centre (The Duke) by Anson Properties for Standard Life is nearing practical completion on Avro Business Park in Burton.

ParcelForce unit well advanced

Thursday, 2nd of October 2008

Goodman is now also well advanced with their 360,000sqft design and build unit for PalletForce on Centrum 100 in Burton.

Holland & Barrett to set up manufacturing facility

Thursday, 13th of September 2007

Holland and Barrett go for manufacturing in Burton. The US owned and the largest retailer of vitamins, minerals and herbal supplements in the UK is to setup a manufacturing facility for the production and packaging of soft gel vitamins in a 100,000sqft unit on Centrum 100. The facility will sit alongside their existing 300,000sqft distribution centre.

Waterstones take DC on Centrum

Monday, 3rd of September 2007

Waterstones, the book giant has announced it is locating its new centralised distriution hub at Centrum 100. The 157,000 sq ft facility will be operational from 1st May 2008 and will be run by Unipart Logisitcs.

Monday, 12th of February 2007

Rosemound have purchased 55 acres (22.2 ha) of land on Centrum West and will be marketing the site as RD Park Burton. The site is suitable for buildings up to 1,000,000 sq ft (92,903 sq m) in size.

Monday, 12th of February 2007

Barberry have acquired ‘The Maltings’ site and will be speculatively building Barberry 157 a distribution and warehouse with office space of 157,500 sq ft.

Friday, 30th of June 2006

The Barberry Court office development is now completed.

Tuesday, 20th of June 2006

The 210,000sqft First Point unit by Eden Park is now available.

Friday, 16th of September 2005

Eden Park Developments have completed the purchase of an 11.45 acre site at Wellington Road on Centrum 100, with plans to construct a 210,000 sqft (19,500 sqm) warehouse. The scheme entitled ‘First Point’ will commence later this month with completion Spring 2006. Quoting prices are AL4.95 per sqft (AL53.28), additionally the unit will be available freehold. Agents for the scheme are Knight Frank and GVA Grimley.

Monday, 1st of December 2003

Automotive supplier Ctex have taken a 55,000 sqft unit.

Monday, 3rd of February 2003

10 acres of additional land is now available at the Maltings.

Monday, 3rd of February 2003

13 acres at Centrum West have been taken up by a food processing company.

Friday, 25th of October 2002

Dunhelm have moved into the 100,000sqft Gladman unit

Friday, 25th of October 2002

Punch Taverns have taken the 3 storey 35,000sqft office building on site

Thursday, 30th of May 2002

Construction of a new bridge over the Trent and Mersey Canal is now complete. The bridge opens up a an additional 60 acres of land for development at this extremely successful location.

Friday, 4th of May 2001

The initial 100 acre Centrum site is close to being fully developed and provides a comprehensive range of space including warehousing, industrial, office retail and leisure operations. Latest development includes a range of office uses at the southern end of the site. Bass Developments are formally launching Centrum West a further 60 acres of development opportunity immediately adjacent to this site in June 2001.