Distribution and Warehousing

A Strong and Established Base.

Trafford offers a strong and established base of existing logistics businesses. Approximately 6,800 Transport and Storage employees are based in Trafford (the second highest in Greater Manchester) and Trafford has the fifth highest number of logistics businesses in GM.

Transport and Distribution Networks

Trafford’s prime location and unparalleled transport links ensure that you can stay easily connected to your customers both locally or internationally.

  • The North West’s largest inland freight terminal is located in Trafford Park, providing direct access to the rail network.
  • The M6, M62 M60 and M56 motorways are major transport routes that provide fast efficient access across the UK.
  • The historic Manchester Ship Canal connects Trafford to the Atlantic Gateway providing a sustainable and green transport option.
  • Manchester Airport is minutes away providing direct flights to over 200 destinations and access to cities across Europe in under 3 hours.

A Place to Grow

There are a wide range of premises and development sites available within Trafford Park, including locations capable of delivering large floor-plate developments (200,000 sq.ft.). Other fantastic development opportunities are also available at Carrington, a 75 hectare site with excellent links to the motorway network.