‘Flying taxi’ firm Vertical Aerospace’s battery facility acquired

A warehouse used by a Bristol company that is developing a ‘flying taxi’ has new owners after a multi-million pound deal.
The unit at the Central Park logistics hub in Avonmouth has been sold by developer Barberry to private clients of agents Fisher German for £3.25m.
Vertical Aerospace, which is developing an all-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, currently uses the premises as a battery facility, which a 50-strong workforce began operating in March.
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Barberry said the firm, which was set up by Ovo Energy founder Stephen Fitzpatrick, agreed a 10-year lease in a pre-let deal agreed before construction of the unit was completed.
The 13,238 sq ft facility is located on a 4.23-acre site Severn Roa …