Building 270 on Cambridge Science Park has been reimagined for 2021, emphasising low carbon multi occupier office space, paying homage to the innovation centre it was when it first opened in 1989.

The Parallax building as it’s now known was bought by South Cambridgeshire District Council at the start of 2020, with Carter Jonas repurposing the site as part of a wider agenda.

The refurbishment of the 38,535 sq ft space t is set to be complete in summer 2021, with its focus on tenants looking to work as part of a wider collective, with a reconfigured floorplan creating six open-plan office spaces across the three floors, with the flexibility to combine spaces if required.

The refurbishment is part of the Council’s Zero Carbon Strategy to help meet the 2030 climate change goals, with solar panels installed on the roof for electricity, and 12 electric vehicle charging points integrated into the 125-space car park.

The internal heating and electricity systems have also been upgraded, creating a significant CO2 reduction as well as saving energy costs, with a new zero stale air recirculation system with optimum fresh air input supporting Covid working.

Associate at Carter Jonas, Sebastian Denby said “The reinvention of this established building has come at a time when both climate change and workplace culture are very much in the spotlight. It’s clear that the way we work continues to evolve and the offering at Parallax strikes a chord with ambitious, energetic companies who put their values at the heart of their operation.”

Image source- Carter Jonas

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