Port of Newport signs lease with Nordic wood supplier

l-r: ABP's Stephen Harrison and Liam Slater with Power Poles' Willie Clason

The Port of Newport, which is owned and operated by Associated British Ports (ABP), has signed a new lease with Power Poles which will provide secure storage space to support the company's regional operations.   Power Poles, which supplies treated wood poles, distributing them throughout the UK, signed the lease for a one-acre storage site at West Way Road in Newport. Steven Harrison, ABP divisional port manager - East Wales, said: "We are delighted that Power Poles has chosen ABP's Port of Newport to support their business and the wider supply chain here in the UK.

We look forward to working closely together in the future." Willie Clason, director at Power Poles, added: "We are pleased to announce the arrival of Power Poles Ltd (PPL) to Newport. Operating from Westway Road, PPL distributes utility wood poles to local electricity partners in South Wales and South West."

PPL commercial director Deborah Clason said: "We look forward to developing our relationship with ABP.

Newport is a perfect location both for our inbound shipments from Sweden and access to M4 corridor.

We are well positioned to deliver strategic growth here in Newport to serve our infrastructure customers."

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