Arlington created a 52,000 sq ft purpose built, Grade A head quarter office building to accommodate Horizon Nuclear Power’s expanding UK business in 2016
Horizon Nuclear Power is a UK energy company developing a new generation of nuclear power stations to help meet the need for safe, low carbon energy. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd. It is currently planning to deliver at least 5,400MW of electricity, enough power for up to 10 million homes, by around 2025. The new HQ boasts extensive car parking, providing an excellent ratio of 1:233 sq ft.
Alan Raymant, Chief Operating Office of Horizon Nuclear Power, said: “Our previous offices on the park served us extremely well, but as our plans developed, the company grew and we needed a bigger facility. Gloucester Business Park is ideal for us. This part of the country has good transport links and a strong heritage of nuclear professionals, companies and related industries.”
Arlington worked very closely with TBS Engineering to design and build them a new purpose built £15m Global HQ and production facility
TBS is the industry leader in lead-acid battery assembly and plate manufacturing equipment worldwide. They are committed to delivering unrivaled state of the art machinery and service to their customers.
Arlington worked very closely with TBS Engineering to design and build them a new purpose built £15m Global HQ and production facility on Gloucester Business Park. David Longney, TBS Engineering Group Managing Director, said: “Our investment in the new facility, is testament to the expertise, talent and engineering capabilities available to us in Gloucestershire. This local resource has enabled us to stay at the forefront of our industry.” The facility includes 80,000 sq ft of manufacturing space together with 20,000 sq ft of office accommodation and is set to accommodate 170 people.
G-TEM, with the help of Arlington, are creating a new factory which will enable the expansion of engineering and manufacturing firm, G-TEKT
G-TEM is a market-leading manufacturer of high quality automotive pressings and sub-assemblies and the factory will enable the expansion of this long-standing engineering and manufacturing firm, who have been headquartered at GloucesterBusiness Park for 20 years. The development will also provide room to grow - 120,000 sq ft of space initially and additional land to expand in the future.
Matt Wicks, Purchasing & Procurement Director, said: “Arlington listened to our constraints and helped develop our brief to allow us to grow in Gloucester – this partnering approach to the real estate provision was essential”
Aerospace giant Dowty Propellers touch down at the park with plans for a new office, manufacturing & distribution HQ spanning 184,000 sq ft
A leader in propeller systems, Dowty provides solutions for the propulsion needs of today and tomorrow. Targeted to complete in Q3 2019, the facility will incorporate the latest ‘Brilliant Factory’ technology which equips machines with sensors, allowing data to be analysed in real time.
Dowty president Oliver Towers said: “We’ve built a strong heritage in the area and are proud that we are continuing our history of working in Gloucester. This new facility will allow us to operate in a bespoke environment that ensures we continue our position as a world leader in...propeller systems.”
James Raven, Managing Director of Arlington said “We are delighted to help Dowty move back to Gloucester and it’s great news that Dowty have decided to commit to this major investment at Gloucester Business Park.”
Arlington have exchanged an Agreement to Lease with Ecclesiastical Insurance, one of Gloucestershire’s biggest employers
Arlington will develop the purpose-built 65,000 sq ft head office to provide Ecclesiastical with a modern and flexible working environment and sufficient parking for all employees and visitors. Ecclesiastical has been based in Gloucester since the 1970s and with strong links to the city is very much committed to the Gloucester area.
Mark Hews, Group Chief Executive of Ecclesiastical Insurance, said: “This is an exciting moment for us in the delivery of our long-term ambitions. The new site will provide modern and spacious accommodation for our colleagues, providing them with an environment where they can thrive. As one of the county’s biggest employers we want to commit our future to Gloucestershire and we will maintain our strong links to Gloucester through our numerous partnerships and charitable projects.”
Once planning permission is approved, the building will be completed in 2020 with EIO moving in before the end of that year.