South Liverpool is a hub for industry and investment. Located near to Liverpool John Lennon Airport and Liverpool South Parkway Transport Interchange, the area benefits from excellent transport links, making the site highly sought after.
Several high-quality business parks have been introduced in the area over the last decade, which has led to the significant creation of over 20,000 new jobs. The area is home to some of the regions best-known employers like Jaguar Land Rover and Shop Direct. Back in 2009, B&M opened a colossal warehouse, spanning 600,000 sq ft and costing £40 million. It wasn’t long before they continued the investment in the area, with an additional 500,000 sq ft warehouse costing £20 million in 2013. Overall, the retailer generated 900 jobs for the site.
Development and investment have only continued to grow over the years. In 2014, a new £9 million 130,000 sq ft complex from Adient, an automotive supply company. Similarly, the Boulevard Industry Park accounts for £100 million worth of investment and has helped generate over 1,000 jobs.
Recently, the giant New Mersey Shopping Park underwent a £50 million upgrade, which saw the introduction of a ten-screen cinema, and several leisure outlets. The amount of money invested in the area has been staggering, and it has resulted in one of the biggest employment hotspots in the region.