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Gary Piper, general manager of Den Hartogh UK and Ireland; Andy Preston of Preston Cherry; and Rachel Davis, claims manager of Den Hartogh.
Rebecca Wayman

International logistics firm further backs Tees Valley region with new North East premises

Den Hartogh Logistics has invested in new premises at Phoenix House on the Surtees Business Park in Stockton.

The international logistics firm, which has a presence at 43 locations in 24 countries, has moved into new premises at the business park, investing resources into the 10,000 sq ft space.

The company’s Stockton premises are home to many departments including account management and maintenance and repair for global operations.

The new office arrangement is a scaleup on the firm’s previous premises - at Teesdale Business Park. The long lease taken out by the company at Phoenix House.

Gary Piper, general manager of Den Hartogh UK, said: “Our move to Phoenix House represents a long-term commitment to Tees Valley from an international company.

“Phoenix House is a new-build, high calibre location office space. The ethos of the business park is the right fit for Den Hartogh. We look forward to many prosperous years ahead in Tees Valley.”

Property investors, Andy Preston and Gareth Cherry, of Preston Cherry, acquired Phoenix House in Stockton last year, as the third phase of plans to develop ‘Level Q’ luxury offices in Teesside.

Andy Preston of Preston Cherry, which owns Phoenix House, added: “We are delighted to welcome Den Hartogh to Phoenix House, it’s a vote of confidence in our region from a world-class business.

“Our offices of all sizes provide functional and fun work environments. Employers across the region are realising that there is a tangible link between the working environment and a happy, settled and productive workforce.”

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