Waverley gets set to move back in

27 July, 2007

WaverleyTBS is starting to move back into its offices in Punchbowl Park, Hemel Hempstead, after extensive damage caused by the Buncefield fuel depot explosion in 2005 was repaired.

The wine supplier was forced to relocate to nearby G-Park after its head office and central hub - located right next to Buncefield -

was damage d

and stripped back to its girders.

Stock

began returning to the site on July 16 and the warehouse and distribution will be live by Aug 13.

Operations director Bob Wrigglesworth said: "We have been able to replace our old, damaged equipment with new, including racking, forklifts and a fast alley in the warehouse

."

WaverleyTBS was obliged to return to Punchbowl Park under the terms of its lease, which runs to 2017.




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