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LOCATION

Avonmouth

AVO

14th

IMPORT VALUE RANK 2016

£3.4B

IMPORT VALUE 2016

21st

EXPORT VALUE RANK 2016

£970M

EXPORT VALUE 2016

INDICATIVE PRICE

The Avonmouth Docks are part of the Port of Bristol. They are situated on the northern side of the mouth of the River Avon, opposite the Royal Portbury Dock on the southern side, where the river joins the Severn estuary, within Avonmouth.

The docks are one of the UK's major ports for chilled foods, especially fruit and vegetables, and a lot of the big name distributors and 3PLs like Biddy, DSV and XPO have chilled and frozen warehouses there. There are a number of Sites that Stowga has on its books that are BRC accredited.

Land-side freight access and distribution for pallet networks is via either the M5 motorway or the Henbury Loop Line, whilst rail-passenger access is via Avonmouth railway station on the Severn Beach Line.

In 2016 Central Park became one of the largest distribution development projects in the UK. Situated alongside the M49 at Avonmouth the developers (Delta Properties, advised by Knight Frank and GVA) have signed up new deals totalling nearly 2.45 million sq ft of Big-Box logistics on 121 acres. Tenants include Lidl, The Range, Mountpark and Davies Turner. Expect to see continued growth in 2017...

TOP 10 IMPORTED COMMODITIES BY VALUE 2016

Rank Description Total
1 Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than motor vehicles for the transport of ten or more persons, including the driver), including station-wagons and racing cars more info £2.1B
2 Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals (other than crude); preparations, n.e.s., containing by weight 70% or more of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals, these oils being the basic constituents of the preparations; waste oils more info £470M
3 Motor vehicles for the transport of goods and special-purpose motor vehicles more info £270M
4 Feeding stuff for animals (not including unmilled cereals) more info £90M
5 Aluminium more info £57M
6 Paper and paperboard more info £48M
7 Alcoholic beverages more info £43M
8 Civil engineering and contractors' plant and equipment; parts thereof more info £32M
9 Veneers, plywood, particle board, and other wood, worked, n.e.s. more info £32M
10 Fertilizers (other than those of group 272) more info £32M

TOP 10 EXPORTED COMMODITIES BY VALUE 2016

Rank Description Total
1 Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than motor vehicles for the transport of ten or more persons, including the driver), including station-wagons and racing cars more info £700M
2 Wheat (including spelt) and meslin, unmilled more info £30M
3 Civil engineering and contractors' plant and equipment; parts thereof more info £10M
4 Alcoholic beverages more info £9.4M
5 Parts and accessories of the motor vehicles of groups 722, 781, 782 and 783 more info £2.5M
6 Motor vehicles for the transport of goods and special-purpose motor vehicles more info £2.2M
7 Plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastics more info £720K
8 Mechanical handling equipment and parts thereof, n.e.s. more info £670K
9 Road motor vehicles, n.e.s. more info £530K
10 Trailers and semi-trailers; other vehicles, not mechanically-propelled; specially designed and equipped transport containers more info £380K
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