Partington Wharfside

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Partington Wharfside, Manchester

Environmental Technology Park

Site Area:42.5 acres (17.2 ha) of employment development suitable for environmental technology uses (Sui Generis).

Project Contact:
Claire Heyes on 0161 629 8200
or email  

A state-of-the-art paper mill including a dedicated Combined Heat and Power (CHP) station.


Situated adjacent to the Manchester Ship Canal, the development is located to the east of Partington and to the south west of Manchester and is nine miles from the city centre.


Planning Permission Status

Planning permission was granted in 2008.


Further information

Peel provided a property solution and supported SAICA’s entry into the UK paper market. The Partington development was £290m of inward investment that create 200 jobs. The site was cleared in 2009 and the mill became operational in January 2012.

The plant is designed to produce around 400,000 tonnes per annum of recycled paper that can be used in the manufacture of corrugated boxes.