Project name: Green Retreats Building 6000
Square footage: 65,000 sq ft
Floor plan: Download Floor Plan
Project completion date: August 2022
Building specifications: The construction of new 65,000 sq ft industrial/manufacturing unit with offices and staff facilities on a 4.54 acre site. The building has a clear height to underside of haunch of 8.0m. External site works comprise hardstanding/yard areas, car and van parking, and landscaping and drainage.
The first phase of 65,000 sq ft Grade A factory and production space at the Building 6000 development was let on a 10-year lease to Green Retreats.
The development achieved a BREEAM ‘very good’ rating and particular attention was paid to the reduction of embedded carbon within the construction process.
The project team included Parkway Construction MK Ltd working alongside McCurdy Russell Architects, Civil and Structural Engineering Consultants HDR Bradbrook Consulting, Building Services Engineering Consultants Shepherd Brombley Partnership and Health and Safety Consultants Building and Workplace Solutions Limited to deliver the project.
Green Retreats is the largest, leading and most trusted garden room company in the UK and has been based at Westcott for the last eight years, now occupying a total of 115,000 sq ft of space at the park.
The company currently employs 330 staff, and this new facility will enable Green Retreats to scale this up to 580 employees and will provide the additional capacity to increase turnover from £35million to £70 million for Phase 1 of the development.
To view a short time lapse video of the building being constructed visit https://bit.ly/3LG6voi
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