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Horizon 38 Global Technology Centre, Bristol

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We have project managed the transformation of a brownfield site into a new research and development centre in Bristol. Tenanted by GKN Aerospace, the facility will be used in response to a Government-led initiative to innovate the next generation of fuel-efficient aircraft.

Project name

Horizon 38

 

Client

St Francis Group

Location

Bristol

 

Services provided

- Project Management

- Cost Consultancy 

 

Interior of the new Horizon 38 global technology centre

Solution

Acting flexibly, we responded to the varying requirements of constructing a research and development centre by adapting to an ever-evolving build programme. Any changes imposed by GKN had to be reviewed and appraised as to whether these amendments were feasible. This ensured that we fulfilled the tenant's criteria and delivered a building that created the optimum environment for using their complex equipment—all whilst ensuring that the base build programme and cost remained unaffected.

We formed close relationships with GKN’s advisors to ensure their needs were met, whilst maintaining an informative and co-operative role throughout. By developing this relationship early in the stages of the build, we were able to work collaboratively and avoid prolonging any issues.

View of the new research and development centre in Bristol

113000 ft2

Global Technology Centre

38500 ft2

Grade A office space

7.3

Acre site

300

New engineering jobs

23rd April 2019

Start date

28th February 2020

Early access awarded to GKN to occupy certain areas of the building was achieved on the due date

11th May 2020

Project completed