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Fully Let 120,000 Sq Ft Aquila Sold To London Metric

8 June 2017

Working with our funding partner Barwood Capital, this week we completed the sale of Aquila, our 120,000 sq ft warehouse / manufacturing facility in Knowsley, Merseyside, to LondonMetric Property plc. (“LondonMetric”). The deal comes after Grupo Antolin announced it is to let the property in what marks the largest letting in Merseyside this year. Aquila […]


£14.25m Funding Agreement brings Waitrose to Banbury

26 April 2017

Barwood Capital and db symmetry have agreed a £14.25million funding agreement with Aberdeen Asset Management which will see the development of a new 38,500 sq ft Waitrose Food Store in Banbury, Oxfordshire. The new scheme is to be built on vacant land next to the Mondelēz International factory, which is home to Jacobs Douwe Egberts, […]


Spades in the Ground at new Logistics Hub begins at Bicester

5 April 2017

Construction of Symmetry Park, Bicester’s new supply chain and logistics hub, formally began today with a ground-breaking ceremony attended by local school students and members of the business community. To mark the commencement of construction work, students from the Bicester Technology Studio School joined Bicester Vision and db symmetry to celebrate spades going in the […]


New 217,000 sq ft Warehouse at Symmetry Park

18 April 2017

This week, we announced that we are to speculatively build a new 217,000 sq ft logistics unit, which will be the first unit on its multi-million pound development in Swindon. Symmetry Park extends to almost 100 acres and is strategically located next to the A420 dual carriageway, just south of Honda and four miles north of […]


70,000 sq ft New Facility For Advanced Manufacturing Technology Firm

14 March 2017

Working in a joint venture with Halton Borough Council, we have secured a 70,000 sq ft pre-let with advanced manufacturing technology firm LPW at Venture Fields on Merseyside. Located within the Widnes Waterfront regeneration area, half a mile from the town centre, the Venture Fields’ masterplan comprises an 11-acre site which is being developed into a leisure, […]


Bassetlaw District Council Gives The Green Light For New £60m Development

7 March 2017

At the beginning of March we were granted planning permission to develop a £60million industrial scheme at Symmetry Park in Blyth, North Nottinghamshire. Bassetlaw District Council has given the go ahead for 721,000 sq ft of industrial space, creating 956 new employment opportunities for the area. Phase one will see the construction of a 150,000 […]


Leading NW Industrial Agency Director Comes On Board

5 January 2017

We are pleased announce the appointment of Dan Burn as development director in a move which will further support our company’s property development strategy across the North West. Dan joins the company after 16 years at international property agency JLL, 11 of which were at King Sturge until the consultancy was acquired in 2011. Over the last […]


DB Symmetry Expands With Three New Hires

23 November 2016

DB Symmetry, the specialist industrial logistics developer, has appointed a new Finance Director and two new Development Directors who will be responsible for the continuing expansion of the company’s prime portfolio of assets. Andy Pinto joins from Urban & Civic plc to provide strategic financial leadership, Jonathan Wallis joins from Miller Developments and Harry Sadleir […]


SGI Secures Three Major Contracts

17 August 2016

SGi Shepherd Gilmour, the civil, structural and environmental engineering consultancy, has secured contracts on three major construction projects across the North West. The business will work as engineers on the new 92,569 sq ft Scottish Power depot in Middlewich alongside Pochin and on db symmetry’s 120,000 sq ft industrial unit at Huyton Business Park. Full […]


Chrysalis Fund Invests More Than £2m in Aquila 118 Project

16 August 2016

The Chrysalis Fund, which was launched in March 2012 to kick start regeneration across Merseyside, has agreed to invest almost £2.3m into the £5.3 million refurbishment of a major industrial and logistics facility at Huyton Business Park in Knowsley. Full story below: 160801 The Challenge 1 August 2016