Planners approve giant wet wipe factory

US wet wipe manufacturer Nice-Pak International and Liberty Properties have secured planning permission for a 400,000 sq ft factory at Westwood in Wigan.

Nice-Pak already has 150 staff at a factory in Hindley but needs to expand and has Regional Growth Fund backing. The move will create a further 100 jobs.

The Westwood site was once occupied by a power station but now has outline planning consent for 450 homes and detailed planning for a £21.5m highway scheme.

Wigan Council has previously said the Nice-... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...