Protos boasts excellent connectivity linking the site to the surrounding industrial landmarks via road, rail and canal. Its strategic location between Chester, Ellesmere Port, Liverpool and Manchester makes it the ultimate destination for UK and international markets.

Located on the south bank of the Manchester Ship Canal, it is approximately 9.5 miles to the east of Chester, 18 miles south of Liverpool and 33 miles west of Manchester.

The site has excellent motorway access via J14 of the M56 and J10 of the M53, providing direct links to the motorway network including the M6 Corridor. Other benefits include:

  • A direct berthing onto the Manchester Ship Canal
  • Rail siding onto the national rail network
  • Grid connectivity
  • Private access road
  • Bulk water extraction and discharge to the canal
  • Proximity to two international airports


Connectivity makes Protos the ultimate choice for a strategic industrial hub. As well as direct links from the site by road, rail and canal, the site is within 17 miles of Liverpool John Lennon Airport and 27 miles of Manchester Airport, opening up access to international markets.

The site sits within an area renowned for manufacturing and engineering, meaning access to an existing skilled workforce and established supply chains. Over 25% of the UK population is within a 2-hour drive of the site.