Willmott Dixon Announces Completion of '8.5M Wellington House Refurbishment
The fit-out of the Wellington House refurbishment has transformed 48,300 sq ft across all five floors of Wellington House, a 1980s office building in Leeds city centre.
The project has delivered high-quality,'flexible office space'and a collaborative working environment, with its energy performance rating improved from D to B.
Visitors of Wellington House will benefit from a reconfigured entrance lobby and internal layout, as well as improved accessibility and modern conference rooms for public meetings.
The structure has been re-roofed and'photovoltaic panels'installed to improve the building's energy efficiency and reduce its carbon footprint.
Willmott Dixon was awarded the Wellington House refurbishment contract via Major Works England and Northern Ireland ' part of the Scape National Construction framework ' and was delivered by a project team that included Faithful+Gould and NPS Leeds Limited.The refurbishment has been designed with 'sustainability and wellbeing at its core'
Phil Crowther, regional director at Willmott Dixon Interiors, said: 'We're thrilled to have handed over a modern and fit for purpose workspace across all five floors of Wellington House. This refurbishment is a strategically important project for West Yorkshire Combined Authority, that has been designed with sustainability and wellbeing at its core.
'It's especially pleasing to have successfully completed the renovation considering the challenges that have been posed by the pandemic and an increased demand for building materials across the UK.
'Perhaps most satisfying of all, our team has continued to make a significant impact in the local community through a whole series of initiatives that will leave a positive lasting legacy.'
The Wellington House refurbishment has coincided with a sustained programme of community engagement activities delivered by Willmott Dixon Interiors, that has benefited local students, jobseekers, businesses and community groups.
Source: PBC Today'