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Glaxo invests £500m in UK and builds new factory

Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline has said it will invest £500m in manufacturing in the UK and create up to 1,000 jobs.

It will build a new factory in Ulverston, Cumbria. Expected to open in 2020, it will be its first new facility in the UK for 40 years.

The BBC's Lorna Gordon reports.

  • 22 Mar 2012