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NEW 95,531 SQ FT GRADE A HEADQUARTER BUILDING IN PRIME CENTRAL BRISTOL LOCATION
Designed to BREEAM Outstanding & LEED Gold Standard
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INTRODUCTION TO AURORA

A landmark Grade A, BREEAM Outstanding, headquarter building of 95,531 sq ft in Bristol's central business district.

Floor plates of 15,000 sq ft around central atrium

Striking facade and double height reception area, leading through to a full-height atrium.

51 secure car parking spaces for employees and visitors, electric car charging points and secure motorcycle and bicycle storage at basement level.

Fully BCO Guide to Offices Specification 2014 compliant

The building completes in Q2 2018.

Aurora is a 5 minute walk to Cabot Circus and 10 minutes to Temple Meads Railway Station - maintaining easy access to all existing amenities and transport links.

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LOCATION & LOCAL OCCUPIERS

Aurora occupies a commanding position within the Finzels Reach development as part of a series of individually designed and complimentary residential and commercial buildings standing together on a high quality public realm.

The development will be a short walk across the new Castle Bridge and Castle Park to Cabot Circus - home to leading retailers such as Harvey Nichols, House of Fraser and over 120 other stores. Award Winning St Nicolas Market lies over Bristol Bridge.

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Aurora Site Map

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Castle Bridge

FINZELS BRIDGE

Castle Bridge adds an entirely new dimension to the Finzels Reach project. It completes an attractive walkway from Temple Meads to Castle Park and the retail areas of Cabot Circus. It has also improved access to the popular ferry services on the north of the Floating Harbour for pedestrians coming from the south.

Bridgewater House

BRIDGEWATER HOUSE

The 115,000 sq ft, Grade A office is fully let and occupied by BDO, Barclays Wealth and EDF Energy.

Premier Inn

PREMIER INN

Construction of Premier Inn on Temple Plot West is underway with opening expected in July 2017. The hotel will meet the rising demand for accommodation in the surrounding business district with 168 bedrooms and a ground floor restaurant at Temple Cross.

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Retail and Leisure

RETAIL & LEISURE

The Fermentation and Compressor Buildings provide the hub for retail and leisure activity at Finzels Reach. Occupiers are likely to consist of an independent brewery with fine dining, an independent regional coffee house and an all-day cafe venue. Construction work to start Q4 2017.

Residential

RESIDENTIAL

The 200 apartments in Castle Wharf, Malt House and Hop Store are 100% sold and occupied. The latest residential phase, Cask Store, is 90% sold off plan with remaining dual aspect, high specification two bedroom apartments in limited supply. Cask Store build will complete in Q2 2017.

Other Plots

OTHER PLOTS

Hawkins Lane and George's Wharf combined have planning consent for 194 apartments. The 30,000 sq ft, Grade II listed Generator Building has planning consent for office use. Construction of Hawkins Lane and George's Wharf started in Q4 2016.

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FLOOR PLANS

Aurora is arranged over seven floors with the addition of a landscaped roof terrace and basement car park.

FLOOR PLANS NET LETTABLE AREA
View Ground Floor Plan 8,654 sq ft
View First Floor Plan 13,326 sq ft
View Second Floor Plan 15,522 sq ft
View Third Floor Plan 15,522 sq ft
View Fourth Floor Plan 15,522 sq ft
View Fifth Floor Plan 15,489 sq ft
View Sixth Floor Plan 11,496 sq ft
Total 95,531 sq ft
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SPECIFICATION

Aurora is designed to a BREEAM Outstanding rating and a LEED Gold standard.

DESIGN STANDARDS

  • British Council for Offices Guide to Specification 2014 compliant
  • EPC B rating

OCCUPANCY

  • Office floors — 1 person per 8m2 services provision
  • Means of escape — 1 person per 6m2
  • Internal climate — 1 person per 8m2
  • Lift provision — 1 person per 8m2
  • Sanitary provision — 1 person per 8m2 based on 60% male / 60% female (110% population)

RECEPTION

  • Double height reception with power assisted entrance doors
  • Glass & aluminum curtain walling system
  • Porcelain tiled lobby floor (with recessed entrance mat) and walls
  • Underfloor heating to entrance areas
  • Feature staircase within a full height glass atrium
  • Bespoke reception desk
  • Four x 13 person passenger lifts
  • Separate firefighters/goods lift

PARKING

  • 51 car parking spaces together with 112 cycle spaces and 11 motorcycle spaces. Two electric car charging points are also provided. Basement access controlled by ANPR, CCTV and intercom link to estate management office.

SHOWER FACILITES

  • 10 high quality shower rooms, 112 lockers and a secure clothes drying area are included in the basement. A clean towel service may be provided in agreement with the occupiers.

FLOORPLATES

  • 95,531 sq ft laid out over ground and six upper floors
  • Regular open-plan floorplates generally of 15,500 ft2 with provision for sub-division
  • Excellent natural daylighting
  • 1500mm planning grid
  • 150mm raised access floor
  • 2750mm floor to ceiling height
  • Office area floor loading - 4.0 kN/m2 + 1.0 KN/m2 for partitions
  • Acoustic metal tile suspended ceiling
  • Hardwood veneered doors to all office areas plus frameless glass doors to the lobby
  • Satin stainless steel ironmongery
  • Blinds to be provided where necessary for solar control

MECHANICAL SERVICES

  • Sophisticated building management system to manage plant & machinery performance
  • Internal design criteria: 24°C Summer / 22°C Winter (+/-2°C)
  • Flexible four pipe fan coil air conditioning system
  • Rooftop space for additional tenant plant

ELECTRICAL SERVICES

  • Intelligent LED lighting system throughout to comply with CIBSE LG7 including passive infrared (PIR) sensors
  • 4 x 13 person passenger lifts and 1 x goods lift, 2 lifts serving the car park
  • Roof top mounted high efficiency photovoltaic panels
  • External feature lighting
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CUBEX

One Victoria Street and Capital Court
The Developers

A DYNAMIC TRIO OF PROPERTY PROFESSIONALS WITH A SOLID TRACK RECORD OF PROJECT DELIVERY.

The three executive directors are Peter Walford, Gavin Bridge and Josh Roberts (L-R). Launched in 2004, the well-respected company has acquired, developed and successfully completed a wide range of commercial and residential projects across the South West of England and South Wales with a value in excess of £400 million.

The directors place particular emphasis on the quality of their investment and development decisions and rigorous management of the design, planning and build process.

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CONTACT US

DEVELOPER

Cubex

Gavin Bridge
0117 973 4000
gavinbridge@cubex-land.com

Peter Walford
0117 973 4000
peterwalford@cubex-land.com

FUNDED BY

Palmer Capital

JOINT LETTING AGENTS

Knight Frank

Martin Booth
0117 917 4990
martin.booth@knightfrank.com

Andy Smith
0117 917 4537
andy.smith@knightfrank.com

Savills

Chris Meredith
0117 910 2216
CMeredith@savills.com

Harry Allen
0117 910 2356
hrallen@savills.com

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The information does not constitute a contract or warranty. Customers are advised to contact the selling agent to ascertain the availability of any particular property.

© Cubex July 2017.

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