Leading haulage operators secure port site

West Bank Terminal at the Port of Ipswich, which is owned by ABP Picture: Stephen Waller/ABP

West Bank Terminal at the Port of Ipswich, which is owned by ABP Picture: Stephen Waller/ABP - Credit: Archant

Road hauliers Express Freight Services has leased a 1.34 acre compound at the Port of Ipswich.

The firm has struck a deal with port owners Associated British Ports (ABP) for secure vehicle storage and office space at West Bank Terminal.

ABP undertook a range of works, including re-surfacing the yard, line painting and installed new security fencing in order to prepare for the arrival of its tenant.

MORE — New lock gates installed at town portAndrew Baxter, Managing Director at Express Freight Services, said the firm was “pleased” to have secured a new lease at the terminal.

ABP Wales and short sea ports director Andrew Harston said: “We are delighted to announce this new lease with Express Freight Services who are a leading road transport services provider in the area.

“We look forward to continuing to provide the well-connected, secure space they need to support their business.”


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The ports’ West Bank has more than 30 acres of secure open storage space used for port-related warehousing, logistics and office accommodation.

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