Aero Fabrications are a local success story, established by the Hucknall born Neil Gouldby in 1983. They specialise in the manufacture of precision fabricated details and assemblies for the aerospace industry. The company has sites in Watnall and Moorgreen and needs more space to fulfil contracts to manufacture parts for a fleet of F35 fighter jets for the US and UK airforces.
ADC Infrastructure supported their planning application to build a large new unit on a green belt site adjacent to, and linked with, their current site on the Common Lane industrial estate. We provided a Transport Assessment and Travel Plan, drainage strategy, and advice on utilities and groundworks.
Despite considerable opposition, Broxtowe Borough Council resolved to grant permission, 11 in favour and 1 against. We now wait to see if the Secretary of State decides to call in the application.