Friday 4 May 2012
DB Real Estate can confirm that McLaren has been granted planning consent to develop a huge Applied Technology Centre at its Woking headquarters.
The new facility will be in addition to the existing Production Centre and Technology Centre, which already make McLaren Woking’s single largest and most high profile employer.
The new Applied Technology Centre will extend to 60,000 sq m or 650,000 sq ft!! and will provide, workshops, prototype manufacturing and testing space, research and development equipment, offices, meeting spaces and innovation hubs. It will also accommodate spaces for teaching and training, which will enable McLaren to play a significant role in developing new and advanced technical engineering skills in partnership with local schools and colleges.
Up to 300 construction workers will be employed at the site at any one time over the phased development, and 400 direct jobs will be created and retained at the site. An additional 200 jobs will be created indirectly through manufacturing, suppliers and clients, and increased retail spend in the area.
For more information about commercial property in the Surrey area please contact the Woking office of DB Real Estate on 01483 340000 or visit our web site at http://www.dbre.co.uk/
DB Real Estate can confirm that Eli Lilly has officially opened a new research facility at its Erl Wood R&D base in Windlesham, Surrey, just 2 miles east of Camberley.
The site is Lilly’s biggest R & D site outside the US, and has been conducting research since the 1960’s.
The new facility is to house scientists working on early drug development work. The £5.4 million building will house 130 staff across various disciplines and the whole R & D site employs some 600 people.
For more information about commercial property in the Surrey area please contact DB Real Estate on 01276 538300 or 01483 340000 or visit our web site at http://www.dbre.co.uk/