Office Refurbishment and Extension
Client: Volac International
Location: Royston
Status: Complete


The reconfiguration, refurbishment and extension of Volac’s international headquarters has provided impressive, light and airy new offices that transformed the quality of the working environment and raised the image of the company.

The works were carefully sequenced to allow continued occupation t hroughout the works and critically, the HQ comms room was upgraded whilst multiple manufacturing sites across Europe remained connected and operational. The project delivered additional accommodation featuring:

  • Welcoming, spacious reception area with formal and informal seating
  • Efficient layout making best use of views and daylight
  • Flexible, open plan office space and versatile meeting/seminar rooms featuring moveable walls
  • Low glare lighting and acoustic controls enhancing occupant comfort
  • Ergonomic furniture allowing agile working for optimum private and team working functionality
  • Staff welfare facilities including a fully equipped kitchen, a gym, showers, a library, break out spaces and landscaped external seating areas

Project scope

The success of this project has led to repeat business. Accordingly we have assisted the Client with the following:

  • Ongoing space planning for additional workstations including hot desking provisions
  • Extension feasibility studies
  • Acoustic improvements in connection with the above
  • Board room refurbishment
  • Video conference room reconfiguration
  • Additional external seating area
  • Reconfiguration of the ‘House’ office space
  • New PDI innovation kitchen
  • Car park alterations
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