Diageo Warehousing Development for Kirkcaldy Approved

Archived news: published on Friday 21 Sep 2012 by Fife Council

 

ANOTHER major application by Diageo (Scotland) to develop a large site at Begg Farm in Kirkcaldy has been given approval at the Fife Council Committee this week.

The development will consist of 276,000 sqm of bonded warehouses and associated buildings and structures required to service the primary warehouse function.  The site lies between the A92 dual carriageway and east of the village of Cluny.

Councillor Kay Carrington, Executive Member for Business, Enterprise, Economy & Planning welcomed the development and said:

“This large scale storage facility complements the recent increase in capacity at Diageo’s Cameronbridge and Leven facilities and reinforces the real commitment that Diageo is making to Fife.  By putting in place the logistics for the distillery, the bottling plant and now the warehousing this reinforces Diageo’s confidence in Fife as a place that is easy to do Business..

“We are really pleased that Diageo has chosen Fife as they looked at numerous other sites across Scotland before making their decision.  The company has established good local community involvement and is an excellent employer and this further investment by Diageo will give even greater confidence to the Fife economy.”

For more information contact

Robin Presswood, Head of Enterprise, Planning and Protective Services 
Tel: 03451 55 55 55 + Ext 44 22 60 Contact Robin Presswood online
By Post: Fife Council, Kingdom House, Kingdom Avenue, Glenrothes, KY7 5LY
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