A new £1million stock glass distribution centre said to be UK’s largest at 40,000 sqft has been opened in Elland, West Yorkshire.
The Glassolutions Northern Hub replaces the group’s former premises in nearby Huddersfield and Bradford and will take the existing 35 staff plus 11 newly created jobs.
Lisa Dunn, distribution director at Saint-Gobain-owned Glassolutions said: “This will be a complete one stop shop for all glass and glazing products including clear float, tinted float, low iron, soft and hard coat, laminated, patterned, wired, silvered, fire-glass and self-cleaning glass in stock, cut sized and processed.
“All our customers from small traditional glaziers and joiners to large sealed unit manufacturers, window fabricators and installers, fit out companies and glass merchants will benefit from daily deliveries across the North of England, as well as online ordering and a collection service.
“Situated close to the M62 between Leeds and Manchester we are perfectly located to serve the North of England with fast, efficient deliveries of the widest range of glass and glazing products plus our enhance online ordering system means that our customers can even get their glass on the go. The Northern Hub puts us in a fantastic position for the future growth of the business.”