MCS Construction awarded Pharmacy Warehouse contract

A contract as the main building contractor for a pharmacy warehouse at the new Horizon 29 industrial park in Derbyshire has been awarded to MCS Construction.

Being developed in Bolshover by St Francis Group and joint venture partner Almcor the 113,000 sq ft warehouse for Chesterfield based Peak Pharmacy will be the first property to go up at Horizon 29.

The Pharmacy Service Centre is designed to deal with prescriptions and dispatch medicines for the Peak Pharmacy’s 150 pharmacies across England. The new facility is to have automated storage and retrieval systems in order to support staff who will be handling over 400,000 medicines and prescribed items every month.

Construction began on the project in June and MCS Construction plan to complete within nine month with a provisional opening date of April 2023.