Business expansion
United Kingdom
East of England; Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire; Hertfordshire
Location of affected unit(s)
Welham Green
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation
52.1 - Warehousing and storage

450 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
13 February 2019
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Transport company DHL has announced that it is to recruit 450 staff as it prepares to open a new distribution centre in Welham Green, Hertfordshire. The site will operate for the retailer Marks and Spencer and is scheduled to open in the summer of 2019. The move is part of a larger restructure of Marks and Spencer which was first announced inĀ 2018.

The new centre will deliver clothing and home products to 90 stores across the south east of England. It is being reported that both full-time and part-time positions are available.



Eurofound (2019), DHL, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 97324, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/97324.