Category Archives: Berkshire

Royal Dutch Shell to close offices in Reading, Aberdeen and Manchester

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SHELL is to close three major offices at sites across the UK, it has been announced. The offices being shut down by Royal Dutch Shell are at Thames Valley Park in Reading, Albyn Place in Aberdeen and Brabazon House in … Continue reading

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Funding agreed for first Brunel Place office building in Slough

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A PLANNED 99,000 sq ft office building in Slough has taken a step forward after a new funding package was announced. Developer U+I has announced that real estate investment advisor Ashby Capital has agreed to fund the scheme at 2 … Continue reading

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O2 employees try home working as London 2012 looms

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THOUSANDS of O2 employees will take part in a home working trial as the company prepares for London 2012. The initiative by the mobile phone giant aims to “push the boundaries” of what’s possible though home working, the company says. … Continue reading

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Stryker’s new flagship office revealed

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MEDICAL technology firm, Stryker UK, has moved into its new flagship office in Newbury, Berkshire. The 200-strong company have a brand new, three storey office building designed by ESA, now part of Capita Symonds. The new building in the east … Continue reading

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Future of war graves HQ uncertain

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The future of a landmark office block in Maidenhead remains uncertain after an application for listed status was declined. The imposing Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Headquarters building (pictured) is the subject of redevelopment plans. The CWGC consider the offices … Continue reading

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First letting at Horizon building in Maidenhead

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A first letting has been secured at a large, speculative office scheme in Maidenhead. Product bar-coding and ID specialists Zetes have agreed to lease 13,300 sq ft on the ground floor of the Horizon office scheme in Hurley, Maidenhead. The … Continue reading

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LSH to market Bracknell offices

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Property agents Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) have been appointed to market a large office scheme in Bracknell. Guernsey based property investors Mapeley have instructed LSH to market 5 Arlington Square, Bracknell, a 96,900 sq ft office scheme. The building is located … Continue reading

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Shock as Windsor offices scheme receives go-ahead

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Local residents are said to be shocked at the news that a controversial offices scheme in Windsor has been approved. The controversial plans to redevelop the former Rank Hovis McDougall headquarters in Windsor were reviewed in late December, 2010 by … Continue reading

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Station Hill, Reading acquired

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A large-scale development in Thames Valley has been acquired by a US private equity investor. US investors Benson Elliot Capital Management and UK property developers Stanhope plc have acquired a majority interest in the Station Hill redevelopment in Reading, Berkshire. … Continue reading

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New tenant for largest office block in Reading

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A second tenant has agreed to lease floor space in the largest office building in Reading. It has been announced that software company Pegasystems has signed a 10 year lease for 22,590 sq ft of floor space on the third … Continue reading

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