Multi-million pound refurbishment unveils headquarters office building in Birchwood

CEG has managed the comprehensive multi-million refurbishment of an office complex at Birchwood Park in Warrington, with the new space being unveiled at an event.

As part of the refurbishment, CEG has rebranded the new look development. Previously known as The Beacons, the complex of three self-contained offices are now called Concentric.

The first unit offers 6,500 sq ft of the highest quality workspace over two floors, along with 27 car parking spaces, at a quoting rent of £18.00psf pax.

The second is already let to ABS Consulting and the third provides 9,370 sq ft over two-floors, which can be subdivided into smaller offices, as well as an impressive doubled-height ground floor reception befitting of a new headquarters. Secure cycle parking, showers, lockers and 41 car parking spaces are also provided. The quoting rent is £18.50psf pax.

Ultimate Office Solutions undertook the refurbishment on behalf of CEG, delivering LED lighting, new energy efficient studio-controlled air conditioning and high-quality showers, toilet, lifts, kitchenettes and disabled facilities.

Robert Morton, investment manager at CEG, said: “Our focus at CEG is on our customers. By delivering the highest quality headquarter space, with the flexibility to also provide smaller offices, in such a great business location we expect a high level of interest.”

“A contemporary working environment, with a fabulous reception, well-designed facilities, optimum temperature control and plenty of light are proven to increase productivity, as well as helping to attract and retain staff. An environment like this, in which businesses can flourish, is exactly what our customers demand.”

Concentric is located within the heart of Birchwood, Warrington’s key office destination. With easy access to junction 11 of the M62 and junction 21 of the M6 and local amenities include a shopping centre, railway station, café, restaurant, pub, hotel, gym and creche, it is home to 200 companies and 6,000 workers.

Avison Young and JLL are appointed to market the buildings. Unit A is available as a self-contained office headquarters and Unit C can be taken in its entirety or in suites from 4,500 sq ft on flexible terms.

Rupert Barron, director of Avison Young, said: “We are delighted to be offering this contemporary upgraded office space which is attracting significant interest. We will be disappointed if we are not announcing lettings soon.”

Richard Wharton, from JLL, said: “Office take up in the Warrington area and Birchwood in particular remains healthy with Q1 2019 take up consistent with 2018’s figures. Birchwood’s inherent locational benefits with easy motorway access and superb amenity are continuing to prove attractive to occupiers”