Temperature Controlled Storage

With over 1.5 million square feet of warehouse space and over 200,000 pallet spaces available across multi-temperature regimes nationwide, Rick Bestwick is the choice partner for major food manufacturers, importers and retailers for temperature controlled storage solutions.



Multi-Temperature Stores

We have a variety of temperatures regimes at every store.


24/7 Operation

Our operations team are available 24hrs a day.


Online Stock Monitoring

Check your stock levels yourself from anywhere in the world.


High Bay Spaces

We have dedicated high bay storage at every site for oversized pallets.

HM Customs Approved Facilities

Building on our foundation as a food manufacturer, Rick Bestwick has developed a reputation for being a temperature controlled services partner who understands the pressures of production, including the importance of maintaining product quality and ensuring product availability.

Now part of the Magnavale Group with sites in Chesterfield, Scunthorpe, Warrington and Liverpool, Rick Bestwick can offer bespoke storage solutions and temperature regimes including frozen, deep chilled, chilled and ambient in strategic locations.

Each of our sites has achieved BRC Accreditation against the Global Standard for Storage and Distribution and, with a combined 100 year history in the food industry, we have experienced management and operations teams who have shared good practice and developed robust processes to ensure that we deliver an efficient, proactive, solution-centred service time and time again.

Our Sites

With locations across the North of England, Rick Bestwick are one of the UK's leading providers of cold storage services.


A long established added value facility, working closely with manufacturers and major retailers and providing a true just-in-time service, through a comprehensive portfolio of services.

Our Chesterfield site and Headquarters is centrally located just 5 minutes away from Junction 29 of the M1, enabling us to reach 75% of the UK population in under 3 hours.

Andrew Lawrence - Director




Our largest site with 6 purpose-built, stand-alone coldstores offering 650,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space.

The Scunthorpe site is ideally located for the import and export of goods from Grimsby and Hull Docks and its location in North Lincolnshire, an area renowned for growing some of the best produce in the country, makes it an ideal location to freeze and store fruit and vegetables.

BRC Approved and offering a range of chambers and racking to suit both bulk and fast-moving products, this site has the capacity and flexibility to provide a complete operational solution.


Amanda Cogan - Director




This modern, purpose-built facility with over 200,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space, incorporating multi-temperature chambers and mobile racking, is a fast moving distribution centre.

Located just 1.5 miles from major motorways giving easy access to all major retail and wholesale distribution centres, our Warrington site provides well-established consolidation and cross docking services.

A new additional to our Warrington facility is our recently installed blast freezer which brings our group blast freezing capacity to 4500 pallets per week.


Amanda Cogan - Director


Contact Us

Head Office:
Rick Bestwick Ltd, Park Road,
Holmewood Industrial Park,
Chesterfield, S42 5UY

01246 854999