Working for G-TEM, a market-leading manufacturer of high quality automotive pressings and sub-assemblies, SF Planning Ltd secured planning permission for a new factory on one of the long-vacant plots at Gloucester Business Park within Tewkesbury Borough.
Reserved matters application for a new detached factory building (class B2), with associated access, landscaping, parking and services infrastructure.
GLOUCESTER BUSINESS PARK
Client: G-TEKT Europe Manufacturing Ltd (G-TEM)
The new factory enables the expansion of G-TEM, who have been headquartered at Gloucester Business Park for 20 years.
The approved scheme is located on the opposite side of Hurricane Road to the company’s existing 250,000 sqft facility, and provides an additional 120,000 sqft of space. The expansion plans allows G-TEM to create up to an additional 150 jobs, on top of the 500 already employed by the company.
SF Planning were engaged by G-Tem with the brief of delivering the planning permission within a short timeframe of a matter of 3 to 4 months. Working closely with a multi-disciplinary design team and proactively with Tewkesbury Borough Council, the application was prepared, submitted and subsequently consented within the 13 week statutory timeframe to enable the delivery brief to be met.