Tesco to relocate to Widnes distribution warehouse

Michael Hunt

Tesco is closing its 298,820 sq ft warehouse on the Stakehill Industrial Estate in Middleton and relocating work to Widnes.

The twenty year old warehouse handles chilled and cold storage distribution for the North West and is due to close in July. A total of 620 staff will be affected by the relocation, but Tesco said they will be offered work at other sites.

The 528,000 sq ft chilled distribution facility in Widnes is part of Stobart's Mersey Multimodal Gateway, 3MG, which provides service to a range of customers. Last year, Stobart borrowed £29m in the form of an asset-backed loan to finish work on the facility which was completed in July.

The Tesco move means logistics giant Eddie Stobart, part of Stobart Group, is taking over a distribution contract from Wincanton.

Tesco Distribution signed a 35-year lease on the Middleton distribution centre, which still has 14 years to run, after the freehold was bought for £28m by the Starion Group from Prupim.

Tesco regards the Middleton site too small with not much room to expand.

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busteds we losing jobs

By mantas

any advice on how too apply for a post at new site

By colin

could always try the eddie stobart site i guess…


By me

look at http://www.halton.gov.uk go on job vacancies and find link for 3mg jobs you can register your interest for an application pack

By marg

what alternative sites can tesco relocate the 620 staff from stakehill

By alan

any one been taken on at the new warehouse yet widnes and are they still taking on

By mark

hi der i was just wondering on how to apply for the latest vacancies at tesco widnes ?

By graham morris

Hi Im interested in working in the new Tesco warehouse in Widnes but cant seem to find anything on vacancies there, could someone please guild me in the right direction, Im willing to start asap, thank you.

By Tracey

there are a few in the widnes job centre or try best connection that’s where i got mine from got me induction today can’t wait.

By thomas

I had my interview for Tesco Widnes on 27th May, i was told Tesco were running behind on the alcohol and drugs test you have to pass and was advised i would receive an app for this in the post within 2-3wks, well my interview was 4wks ago and i am getting worried. Job centre gave me a phone number which was incorrect, then the 2nd phone number was also incorrect and the 3rd phone number i was told they would ring me back and they haven’t. Is anyone else out there still waiting for drugs and alcohol test??

By Kim

Re waiting for drugs test i have also been waiting for 5 weeks, so have others i know.

By Darren

Hey, I have been working there for a month, and all that our supervisors have told us, is that they are being on the D.A.A tests… Plus it is really really busy in there atm, so i should imagine, they will start getting in touch with people really soon.

By ihatedre

Hello everybody !
I am also interested about the TESCO Widnes . Does anyone know any contact telefon number to get job there ?

By Jimmy

i am also,interesting to have some job from tesco warehouse if some body know how to get some contact,,in this"s,place.!please text me! on this"s number.{+447899051775}

By david soares

how do you ring them if there is no number

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