Stunning images inside Peel Ports’ Liverpool docks as latest Brexit preparation begins

Stunning images inside Peel Ports’ Liverpool docks as latest Brexit preparation begins

Stunning images inside Peel Ports’ Liverpool docks as latest Brexit preparation begins

Categories: Liverpool, News, Peel PortsPublished On: 06.10.2019232 words1.3 min read
Inside the Peel Ports Liverpool site

Peel Ports has begun preparations for Brexit at its Liverpool docks site – by clearing a huge site ready to help smooth over any potential disruption after October 31.

The firm granted the ECHO exclusive access to its site at the Port of Liverpool at Seaforth , days after accepting government funding to improve resilience ahead of Britain’s expected departure from the EU at the end of the month.

 The funds will go towards creating more space for HGV parking and container storage to support smooth trade operations by roll-on, roll-off ferries – especially across the Irish Sea.
The space being cleared as part of Brexit preparations (Image: Tom Houghton)

Liverpool was one of 16 UK ports to share a £10m Brexit preparation fund from the government, which was announced last week .

Peel Ports has said it is “as ready as can be” for whatever happens on October 31 – be it a deal with the EU, no deal, or a further delay.

Inside the Peel Ports Liverpool site

Mark Whitworth, CEO of Peel Ports, said: “We are doing everything we can to help our customers continue delivering import and export trade throughout our port network. . . .

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