Building Plant News December, January, February 2022

www.buildingplantnews.co.uk 4 Wates starts £140m Bristol office scheme Wates has started construction work on a £140m office development in Bristol. The contractor has been appointed to deliver construction of 4 Glass Wharf, an eight-storey, 19,695 square metre flexible-workspace scheme backed by a joint venture of developer Candour and the EPISO 5 fund managed by property investors Tristan Capital Partners. Wates previously built both 2 and 3 Glass Wharf in Temple Quarter for developer Salmon Harvester Properties. Wates Construction, which previously built the adjacent 3 Glass Wharf, has been appointed main contractor. Completion is scheduled for the back end of 2023. The speculative development is designed to flexibility, with open and reconfigurable spaces ranging between 10,000 – 30,000 sq ft. All floors can be subdivided into four separate tenancies. The building is targeting a BREEAM Outstanding and WELL Core Platinum certifications alongside an EPC ‘A’ Rating. More than 290 cycle stations will be on site along with changing rooms with 26 showers. Bristol City Council is working with partners including Homes England and Network Rail to deliver the broader Temple Quarter project, a 100-hectare regeneration of land around Temple Meads station. TRANSPORT EXPERIENCED. PUNCTUAL. RELIABLE. We are a Bristol Based transport company offering crane assisted transport across the South West and Wales. Our Hiab assisted lorry makes loading and unloading very convenient if your site has no lifting equipment. All our drivers are ITSSAR qualified lorry loaders. Please contact us on enquiries@poplarhiab.co.uk for any of your transport requirements. Block 11, Unit 15, Cater Road, Bristol, BS13 7TW www.poplarhiab.co.uk

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