Plans for rail freight interchange in St Helens resubmitted

Michael Hunt

Astral Developments has submitted new proposals for a rail freight interchange on the site of the former Parkside colliery site to St Helens and Warrington Borough Councils. The new application, which is now open to consultation for a further two...

Stobart sells 7.1% stake to American firm

Michael Hunt

Stobart Group has today announced Amercian firm Ameriprise Financial has purchased a 7.1% stake in the company. The Warrington-based transport and logistics provider said its stake had risen above 5% after the purchase was made on 11 February, which...

Stobart to feature in TV documentary

Michael Hunt

Eddie Stobart, part of the Warrington-based Stobart Group, a transport and logistics provider, is featuring in an hour long television documentary this week. A television crew has followed millionaires William Stobart and Andrew Tinkler for the digital channel ITV4,...

Stobart gains £110m contract with Nestlé

Michael Hunt

Eddie Stobart has signed a ten-year contract to provide warehousing facilities to Nestlé UK worth around £110m. The firm, part of the Warrington-based Stobart Group, a transport and logistics provider, said the contract will incorporate the seasonal and export...