Distribution and logistics company Great Bear contracted Bowmer & Kirkland to build its second distribution centre at Markham Vale near Chesterfield creating up to 400 jobs.
Caunton Engineering was contracted to fabricate, supply and erect the steelwork for the distribution centre. To be overseen by developer Henry Boot, building work on the latest 44,500m² scheme.
Councillor Anne Western, Derbyshire County Council Leader and Cabinet Member for Strategic Policy, Economic Development and Budget, said: “We’re really pleased Great Bear has chosen to build a second distribution centre at Markham Vale bringing a further 400 jobs.
It shows great confidence in the site’s location and in Derbyshire as a place where businesses thrive and grow.
“We’re very proud of Markham’s progress to date - it’s now home to 40 businesses and has brought over 900 to jobs to the area so far.”