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🟩 GreenBricks Building of the Week 🟩 The Future Works

Future green


The greenest building in Slough – and the first stage of a new office campus in Slough’s booming commercial centre.


📍Location


🏢Building Details

  • 100,000 sq ft Grade A office space, 8 floors

  • Completed May 2018

  • Key part of the wider £3.5 billion Heart of Slough regeneration project


👷🏾‍♀️Developer & Contractor


✍️Architects & Engineers


🌱Sustainability

  • BREEAM Excellent + EPC B

  • High-performance façade with solar control + rooftop photovoltaic panels

  • LG 7 compliant LED lighting with PIR detection and daylight dimming; combined with smart metering – enabling demand response and load management during peak periods

  • Low use water fittings + rainwater harvesting for landscape irrigation

  • Highly efficient 4 pipe fan coil air conditioning + ventilation heat recovery system


🥦 Wellbeing

  • UK’s first AirScore Platinum accreditation = exceptionally low levels of fine particulate matter (PM2.5)

  • 3,000 sq ft communal rooftop terrace with daily yoga + fitness classes – with views as far as Windsor Castle

  • Hotel-level service: Concierge style reception, dry cleaning, complimentary towels, hair dryers + straighteners

  • Tailor-made smart building app connects occupiers to building’s systems + community – seamless visitor access via QR code generator, heating + lighting controls, plus local event info and booking

  • All day independent café for occupants and public – Lucy’s Kitchen – as one Google reviewer praises: “This is Slough's best restaurant.”


🎈Bonus feature

Located at the centre of the Thames Valley, Slough was actually named the UK’s Best Place to Work in 2017, 2018 and 2019 by a Glassdoor survey. This is based on ease of finding a job, relatively high average salaries in comparison to living costs, employee satisfaction, and cost of housing. Plus, the current £3.5bn development programme will create an estimated 10,000 jobs + 9,000 new homes.





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