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Multi-million investment by Montgomery Development Ltd

A planning application for a new multi-million pound distribution facility in Newtownabbey for Montgomery Developments Ltd, has been approved by Antrim and Newtownabbey Planning Committee in just 19 weeks.

Plans for the new development located on the Doagh Road, includes 2 warehouse buildings with ancillary facilities and car parking.  It is anticipated that around 80-100 jobs will be created during the construction phase and up to an additional 50 jobs upon completion. 

Representing a £6million investment for the Borough, this latest development will further bolster the company’s impressive portfolio which includes the renowned Montgomery Transport Group - one the largest private owned transport companies in the UK.

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey Councillor Mark Cooper BEM welcomed the planning approval, saying;

“This major investment highlights the commitment of established businesses within our Borough seeking to expand their operations. I welcome the new jobs this will provide and the benefits it will bring to the local economy.”

Chairman of Antrim and Newtownabbey’s Planning Committee Councillor Robert Foster added;

“The efficiency of our planning section which has processed this major application well under the statutory target of 30 weeks, reinforces the Council’s position for attracting investment.”