Ferdinand Bilstein UK Ltd

Ferdinand Bilstein UK is a world leading specialist in the automotive aftermarket.

In January 2018 Ferdinand Bilstein opened its new distribution hub on Markham Vale in Derbyshire.

The 212,771 sq ft high specification unit, is bespoke to the specific operational requirements of Ferdinand Bilstein UK, a world leading specialist in the automotive aftermarket. The programme of works involved in-depth collaboration between Henry Boot Developments, Ferdinand Bilstein UK, Derbyshire County Council and appointed contractor Bowmer & Kirkland.

The investment by the German car component manufacturer has created 150 new jobs in the region, and future expansion plans will create another 250 potential jobs.

We chose Markham Vale for its key location and immediate transport links which ultimately played a part in our decision to move here.

Paul Dodgson, Operations Director at Ferdinand Bilstein

Derbyshire County Council Cabinet Member for Economic Development and Regeneration Councillor Tony King said:

“Ferdinand Bilstein UK’s base at Markham Vale is a fantastic example of the very latest in modern warehousing operations and we’re so pleased the company chose the site to relocate and invest in. The firm is a great addition bringing more employment opportunities.

“Markham’s excellent location next to the M1 motorway continues to attract a range of businesses from small to large, local and international and we’re pleased that the site continues to attract a range of companies that can grow and thrive there.”

Vivienne Clements, Director at Henry Boot Developments, commented on the scheme:

“We are extremely pleased to have been able to deliver the first unit at Markham Vale North to Ferdinand Bilstein UK on programme and within budget. The unit is of an exceptionally high specification and will be utilised as a major national hub for the company.”

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