Soho Cash and Carry opens Smethwick depot

A leading cash and carry has expanded its operations in the Midlands following a deal brokered by the Birmingham office of DTZ, on behalf of AXA Real Estate / CIS Ltd.
Soho Cash and Carry, which has branches in Handsworth and Wolverhampton, has taken a lease on a 44,134 sq ft unit at Sandwell Business Park on Crystal Drive in Smethwick.

Units 9-13 comprise a modern three bay modern warehouse unit with office accommodation and parking. Sandwell Business Park is located in close proximity to junction 1 of the M5 motorway whilst West Bromwich Town Centre is 1.5 miles away.

John Sambrooks, Associate Director in DTZ’s industrial agency team, commented: “Soho Cash and Carry required spacious and centrally located premises as part of their growth requirements to complement their Handsworth and Wolverhampton sites. The property at Crystal Drive provided the accommodation they required in a strategically placed location, with easy access to their customers and the M5 motorway.”

Established in 2000, Soho Cash and Carry specialising in licensed, convenience and impulse purchase products.

Ashok Kalia of Soho Cash and Carry commented: “Location was crucial for us, particularly as we expand our product range, customer base and diverse range of services. Our new premises offer this together with the high quality space we were looking for.”