Bring Together Safely

City Square House will represent an iconic office building extending to 138,012 sq ft over ground and 11 upper floors.

The landmark building is a stunning design with extensive use of feature glazing to provide unrivalled presence to both City Square and the Railway Station.

The building will be constructed to include the following:


Grade A Specification

    • VRF air conditioning 1:8m2
    • 2.9m floor to ceiling height
    • Double height reception
    • Large flexible floorplates of up to 16,000 sq ft
    • Breeam Excellent rating
    • 4 x 13 person lifts, 1 x 15 person lift, 1 x 21 person lift
    • Diverse telecommunications routes
    • 144 cycle spaces
    • 144 lockers
    • 17 shower cubicles
    • 3 floors with high level terraces
    • BCO compliant
    • Targeted WiredScore Platinum


COVID Design Initiatives

  • Contactless washroom taps
  • Contactless destination control lifts
  • Superloos with individual sink, tap and mirror
  • Separate male and female shower, changing and clothes drying facility
  • Enhanced specification stairwells to encourage stair use
  • High ratio of cycle parking and lockers to encourage use of cycling, running and walking to work
  • Base build air flow capacity to allow CAT B fit out of meeting rooms to be air purged after every meeting

Sustainability

Future Proof Features

The main contractor, McAleer & Rushe, has a company carbon reduction policy and set annual carbon reduction targets which underpin the construction process of the building. They use the BRE Smartwaste system to record a site’s carbon emissions, and implement a tailored delivery management system which tracks CO2. McAleer & Rushe implement a number of carbon reduction and offsetting initiatives and were awarded a green apple in 2019 for their carbon reduction efforts.

Green Initiatives

  • Breeam Excellent
  • 10 electric car charging points
  • Electric bike charging
  • 144 bicycle parking
  • 17 showers
  • 144 individual lockers
  • LED lighting
  • 160 m2 of PVs on roof
  • VRF air conditioning system