Costco wholesaler could open warehouse in Cambridge amid UK expansion

Cambridge could get a Costco
Cambridge could get a Costco -Credit:GetReading

Discount wholesaler Costco is hoping to open a warehouse in Cambridge as part of plans to expand across the UK in the next two years. The American retailer plans to acquire 14 more warehouses to expand its portfolio.

The company is looking for 6-12 acre sites mostly across the south of the UK. It already has 29 branches across the UK.

Areas targeted for expansion include Cambridge and Oxford, with Chase Commercial developers working with Costco to find suitable sites. Costco currently has warehouses in Stevenage, Milton Keynes, and Leicester.

Justin Parker, Director at Chase Commercial said: "We are really pleased to be partnered with Costco Wholesale UK to deliver further warehouse clubs for them throughout the UK. Costco has an excellent planning and performance track record and are entirely self-funded.

"We are seeking 6-12 acre sites to provide 150,000 sq ft buildings with 650 parking spaces and the ability to develop a Petrol Filling & EV Station."

The full list of areas where the expansion is targeting are below:

  • Chelmsford

  • Colchester

  • Exeter

  • Oxford

  • Cambridge

  • Maidstone

  • Brighton

  • Portsmouth

  • Bournemouth / Poole

  • Preston

  • South Glasgow

  • South East London

  • Wolverhampton / North West Birmingham

  • South West Birmingham

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