#Press Articles

Press Releases

A collection of accounts and kind words by the media and tenants about WCR Space and its portfolio.

“One of Cardiff’s first out-of-town office buildings has seen its occupancy soar.”

https://www.business-live.co.uk/commercial-property/cardiff-out-town-office-scheme-20534854

#Press Articles

Press Releases

A collection of accounts and kind words by the media and tenants about WCR Space and its portfolio.

“One of Cardiff’s first out-of-town office buildings has seen its occupancy soar.”

https://www.business-live.co.uk/commercial-property/cardiff-out-town-office-scheme-20534854

#Press Articles

Press Releases

Viking House Passivhaus, Dover

The latest building to be completed by WCR Space, at its Beechwood Business Park in Dover, is believed to be one of the most energy efficient offices in the UK. Independent energy consultants Energyfish report that heating costs for the 5,000sqft, three storey building could be as little as £250 a year, compared with £1,000 for an EPA ‘A’ rated building or £3,000 a year for a more typical conventional office of the same size.

The building has also recorded one of the lowest air-tightness tests achieved by any building in the UK, in a test carried out by Energist. It is predicted that the total energy bill for the building would be less than for an average four bedroom house, which on average would be around a quarter of the size.

Constructed to the German Passivhaus standard, the art deco style Beechwood Park building features a method of air flow which forces in fresh air through a filter system that also retains the vast majority of energy used to keep the air warm. The fresh air resulting from this process is cleaner than the outside air and will avoid the problems created by some air-conditioning systems which simply recycle old air, together with dust mites and other pollutants.

Mike Wallace, Property Director for developer WCR Property, says, “As well as significantly low energy costs, the new Beechwood Park development offers a healthy working environment, which will help promote productivity and creativity plus reduce absenteeism. German PassivHaus offices already show that these positive effects are possible. These factors are increasingly important for owners of commercial property, in the face of increasing legislation and rising tenant expectations.”

Energyfish Ltd, which is accredited by the Carbon Trust and Energy Institute, commented in their report that the impressive specification of the Beechwood Park development sets a standard for UK office design.

Testimonials

A collection of accounts and kind words by the media and tenants about WCR Space and its portfolio

I have known the building for nearly two decades, so I’ve seen Quest House in its original state, left abandoned for 8 years or more. However, when Trafalgar Services were seeking new offices, I was amazed by the transformation WCR Space have achieved in their refurbishment. They have improved the property greatly and have created a workplace we’re excited to be part of.

The other important feature we have been impressed by is the service provided, Alison is on hand to assist with everything we need and Mike made the moving in process very straight forward, we have been very impressed! Thanks All.

Trafalgar Services LTD’s Geoff Chadwick – Quest House tenants

WCR Space have been exemplary from start to finish, both from a administrative side and the office they delivered, I’m in awe of the professionalism.

They have provided beautiful offices in a prime location for the right price. The process was simple and easy, with guidance provided when required and a fair unbiased view offered.

Credit to the team, if you need an office speak to WCR Space.

Dovetail & Slate’s Guy Walker – Braebourne House tenants

So when we decided to move to new offices, it was with the idea of having less office space but rotating our staff through it, using a hot-desking system.

This gave staff the flexibility to spend some days working at home, but then catch up with colleagues in the office.

It’s made a huge difference to the wellbeing of our staff and that’s been reflected in their output, something that will be of great benefit as we continue to grow our business.

Zipporah’s Emma Powell – Quest House tenants

Head Office

Quest House, St Mellons
Business Park
Cardiff, CF3 0EY

Development Office

Britannia House
Caerphilly Business Park
CF83 3GG

Phone Number

02920 883121

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