New depot expands Riwal UK

By Euan Youdale10 December 2018

Riwal UK new London North depot Prologis Hemel Hempstead

Riwal UK London North depot 

Riwal UK is preparing to open a major new depot.

It has leased a new 21,000 sq ft unit with 19,000 sq ft external space in Prologis Park Hemel Hempstead, in Hertfordshire, and is due to open the new depot in the second quarter of 2019.

Mick Ledden, country manager for Riwal UK, part of the Netherlands-based Riwal Holding Group, said: “Prologis Park Hemel Hempstead’s strategic location, close to the M25 at the base of the M1 corridor, will help us deliver a fast, responsive service for our customers across North London, Heathrow in the west and throughout the Home Counties.

“The new building gives us the extra space we need to meet our expansion targets. Its very good sustainability features are also aligned with Riwal’s strategy of delivering powered access services that are cutting edge, energy-efficient and support sustainable global development.”

Riwal UK’s new London North depot will feature a rooftop solar panel array, industry-leading thermal insulation standards, rainwater harvesting and solar thermal hot water systems.

Operations will be configured according to the Riwal Way – an internal approach that aims to create standardised, repeatable systems for delivering quality services across Riwal’s global operation. Over the last six months, the Riwal Way has been used to double the size of the London South depot in Kent, which will share responsibility for serving Riwal UK’s customers in London and the South East.

Riwal engineers were the first to convert JLG super booms to 100 per cent electric power. Riwal Netherlands has announced it is converting its diesel fleet to cleaner-burning gas-to-liquid fuel.

Delivered directly to your inbox, International Rental Newsletter features the pick of the breaking news stories, product launches, show reports and more from KHL's world-class editorial team.
Latest News
New X-series excavator from JCB
Stage V, reduced swing model unveiled by OEM at online press conference 
Ahern Denmark officially open
Grand opening event for Ahern subsidiary, representing Snorkel, Denka Lift and Europolift 
Herc could double fleet spending in 2022
New strategy sees net fleet spending of between $820 million to $1.12 billion in 2022
Murray Pollok Managing Editor Tel: +44(0)1505 850 043 E-mail:
Simon Kelly Sales Manager Tel: +44 (0) 1892 786 223 E-mail: