Categories: Associated British Ports, Kings Lynn, NewsPublished On: 10.12.2021159 words0.8 min read

Lynn port has invested more than £1.4 million in new facilities to keep pace with timber demand.

The vast Vancouver Timber Terminal, which was officially opened on Monday, provides 3000 square metres of undercover storage.

The building measures 130 metres by 25 metres and could accommodate 120 stacked double decker buses. The port expects it will be full to the brim in less than two weeks

James Wild MP and ports director Andrew Harston (right) in the new timber terminal

Named after Lynn’s famous seafaring son, Captain George Vancouver, it will help to cope with timber volumes at the port which have seen a year-on-year uplift of 85 per cent, fuelled by increased demand for use in construction, manufacturing and DIY in 2021.

Associated British Ports has invested over £1.4 million in the new Dutch Barn building.

Building and civil engineering company Britcon completed the works at the port. Construction took over five months and supported 20 jobs. . . . . .

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Vast new £1.4m building at King’s Lynn docks