‘This is too important to get wrong’: Cargiant responds to OPDC on Old Oak

Cargiant has been entirely supportive of the regeneration of Old Oak Common since the plans were first tabled, writes Tony Mendes, managing director of Cargiant.

We did not oppose the plans and seek to frustrate development. Instead, we worked closely with the OPDC for years in an effort to ensure that any plans that came forward were capable of securing the relocation of our business in the local area so that we could retain our staff and customer base we have spent 40 years building. We became a reluctant developer purely to ensure we could protect the future