Office Spaces

The business has a strong heritage of delivering refreshing and rejuvenating office spaces including some of the UK's largest public and private sector Clients.

At Thomas Vale, we ensure that our contribution to your building and internal office and workplace spaces is the best possible solution to ensure it is lettable now and in the future, safeguarding through our dedicated BREEAM and Sustainability Advisors, attracting high-calibre tenants and end users.

By using our core principles as a base, we integrate our service options to enhance the building’s overall performance, including aesthetics, energy management and working environment.

Digital Plaza

Contract Value: £35 million

Birmingham City Council-owned Birmingham Science Park has selected Thomas Vale Construction as the joint venture preferred partner for its £35 million Digital Plaza development. The development comprises the design, construction and funding of a new Science Park, consisting of the 1st iCentrum building and associated buildings which have been specifically designed for target companies in the hi-tech and digital gaming sectors.

Westminster House

Contract Value: £4.6 million

 

Modernisation, upgrading and renovation of an existing office building constructed in the late 1980’s.

 

The full external modernisation of Westminster House included external cladding and insulation, roof coverings, flashing, new windows and doors, a new extended internal/external plant room and a new external generator housing and entrance canopy.

 

Existing parking facilities have been repaired and overlaid with new tar-macadam topping and a new parking access control barrier installed.

 

Internally works comprised of a full internal fit out consisting of new offices, kitchen, toilet, IT suite and reception areas, a full M & E and IT installation, flooring, ceilings, new heating, air quality facilities, the installation of 2 lifts and re-modelled staircases.

 

Green Energy include solar panels, a heat recovery system and a micro combined heat and power unit.

Wyre Forest Offices, Kidderminster

Contract Value: £6.9 million

The project includes the eco-friendly offices for the council situated on the Kidderminster/Stourport border. The new office is a key element of the authority’s plans to deliver revenue savings of £500,000 year on year which will save taxpayers money and can be directed into front-line services. This building project will also see the Council delivering on its promise to reduce CO2 emissions from its buildings by 85%. The building has been designed with the aim of achieving an ‘excellent’ BREEAM(Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method)rating. This means that the building will contain a number of innovative low carbon technologies including ground source heat pump and a green roof.

Woodcock Street Offices, Birmingham

Contract Value: £38 million

As part of its Business Transformation, Birmingham City Council is carrying out an extensive office rationalisation and improvement programme. It is planned to consolidate its portfolio from 55 buildings to 9 buildings, providing new office space with excellent support facilities for approximately 9,000 staff. The Woodcock Street development is one of these 9 projects. The proposed development provides office accommodation for 2,300 Local Authority employees in approximately 18,000m² nett internal floor area spread over 5 storeys. A lower ground floor car park will accommodate 78 car spaces including 8 disabled spaces and 128 bicycle spaces.

NFU, Agriculture House

Contract Value: £2 million

 

This project now sees a state of the art conference suite which is a single storey, steel-framed building faced with glass and natural red sandstone. The roof contains an array of solar panels and the building features external timber decking overlooking an existing ornamental fish pond. Along with this a larger car park has been built, with a new access road and an adjoining shower block.

Leicestershire County Council, County Hall

Contract Value: £18 million

 

The offices will be open plan with meetings rooms, high spec break-out/kitchen areas and toilets. Works include strip out, asbestos removal, M&E, ceiling and flooring, energy efficient lighting, partition organisation and redecoration. The offices have a spacious modern design with a DDA compliant coloured strip through the main walkway; this purple and yellow colour scheme is also visible on the glazed partitions on personal offices. Flexible coloured lighting in the kitchen ceiling also creates an aesthetically pleasing feature.

New Aston House, Birmingham

Contract Value: £1.5 million

Part of the construction partnership with Birmingham City Council. The project incorporated the refurbishment and fit out of first and second floor office accommodation and now forms part of the Central Administration Building. The two floors were stripped back to their shell, fit out works were carried out to create an open plan office space, 12 meeting/ conference rooms, 3 breakout/ kitchen areas, toilets and baby change rooms. M&E including lighting and air conditioning, installation of a new reception desk with up-lighters, suspended ceilings, soft flooring, partitions, roller window blinds and decorations.