Spanish automotive manufacturer, Grupo Antolin have completed a deal with St Modwen for a further unit of 113,000 sq. ft. at Barton Business Park, Burton upon Trent. The 15 year lease increases Grupo Antolin’s manufacturing space on Barton Business Park to 183,000 sq. ft. and has created 150 jobs.
Ian Romano, Development Director at St. Modwen, said: “Grupo Antolin has been an occupier at Barton Business Park for 10 years and their expansion at Barton reinforces the strength of the automotive industry in the Midlands, which is a key market for us.
“It’s important to St. Modwen to help occupiers grow at our developments and we have worked with Grupo Antolin to create a facility to suit their needs for the foreseeable future.”
Robin Hills, General Manager at Grupo Antolin, said: “Since relocating from Bristol in 2006, the Barton facility has been awarded new and replacement business over a number of vehicle programmes and reached its full manufacturing capacity.
“Grupo Antolin has committed to a major investment at the Barton facility to take a new the lease on the adjoining plot from St. Modwen to consolidate future growth. Initially this will create an additional 150 positions within the business with further vehicle programmes planned in the next few years.”