EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Sports World International

Sports World International

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: East Derbyshire; Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire; East Midlands
Location of affected unit(s): Shirebrook


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
52.21 - Service activities incidental to land transportation

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 14-10-2004
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 1000

Additional Information

Sports goods company Sports World International is planning to create more than 1,000 jobs with the construction of a distribution centre on the site of the former Shirebrook colliery in Derbyshire. The 62-acre site has been reclaimed under English Partnerships' national coalfields programme.