Magna Park, Lutterworth
Coordinates: Magna Park is a 500 acres (2.0 km2) road warehousing and logistic centre (distribution centre) located near Lutterworth, Leicestershire, England. The population of the site is listed in the civil ward of Bitteswell.
History and description
Magna Park was created by a collaboration between the Church of England and Asda in 1988; constructed on the site of a former airfield (RAF Bitteswell) it is considered a pioneer of large distribution centres in the UK. It is located in an area of land bounded by the M1, M6 and M69 motorways; known as the 'Golden Triangle' for its logistically favourable location.
In 2013 police raided one of the smaller units to find a fully operational crystal meth lab and almost a million pounds in unused notes.
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