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Eling Wharf Acquired by ABP

Eling Wharf has been acquired by ABP Southampton. The 41 acre site, which sits adjacent to the A35 and is predominantly used for storage, is currently home to 24 tenants running a variety of businesses.

The site has a long history of industrial use associated with its waterside location. In medieval times the wharf was used for shipbuilding and there was a thriving timber trade. In more recent times a number of industries occupied the site including a chemical works and coal importers.

ABP Southampton plans to improve the look and feel of the site, with a view to tackling more deep-seated challenges that are a legacy of the land’s industrial use.

Posted 29/01/2018 12:13

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