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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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AN OUTSTANDING OPPORTUNITY

Aurora is a landmark headquarter office building within easy walking distance of Temple Meads station, Cabot Circus and all city centre amenities

Arranged over seven floors and set around a spectacular full height atrium, the building provides a new benchmark for sustainable development in Bristol achieving BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ and LEED ‘Gold Standard’.

With lettings agreed with Mewburn Ellis, Simmons + Simmons, Experis, Amdaris, Gleeds and Parmenion just one second floor suite remains available.

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

9 secure car parking spaces plus access to 2 electric car charging points and secure motorcycle and bicycle storage at basement level.

Fully BCO Guide to Offices Specification 2014 compliant

The building completed in 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

Set within the heart of Bristol’s business district - and within Bristol’s premier mixed use development, Finzels Reach, the occupiers of Aurora have ready access to the city’s varied amenities.

The development is a short walk across Castle Bridge and Castle Park to Cabot Circus - home to leading retailers such as Harvey Nichols, House of Fraser and over 120 other stores. Finzels Reach food market takes place every Friday and the Award Winning St Nicolas Market lies over Bristol Bridge.

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Aurora Site Map

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Castle Bridge

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Castle Bridge added 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

The Premier Inn opened in Oct 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

Finzels Reach is already home to a popular weekly street food market, cafes Spicer + Cole and Cafe Matariki, as well as restaurant and bar Bocabar and Le Vignoble wine lounge and shop. Neighbouring Compressor Building houses a cutting-edge brewery and brewpub by Left Handed Giant with a vegetarian wood-fired pizza offering provided by Mission Pizza.

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RESIDENTIAL

Finzels Reach is home to a growing community of people who live within the quarter, benefiting from being in their own haven of calm, while at the same time right in the heart of Bristol. There’s an array of different types of homes at Finzels Reach including homes that have been sold on the open market; apartments built specifically for the rental market; and high quality affordable housing. When complete, Finzels Reach will be home to over 737 new homes (100 affordable), with 3,300 people living and working within the quarter by 2022

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The five principal office buildings at Finzels Reach are home to some of the biggest names in the city. Halo - Osbourne Clarke. Fermentation Building - Channel 4, Outlaw, Historic England, Ecosurety. Aurora - Parmenion, part of Aberdeen Standard plc, professional recruitment and consulting specialist Experis, law firm Simmons & Simmons and intellectual property specialist Mewburn Ellis LLP and Gleeds. Malt House - BAFTA award-winning BDH. Bridgewater House - BDO, Barclays and EDF.

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FLOOR PLANS

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

Only the second floor remains.

FLOOR PLANS NET LETTABLE AREA
Ground Floor Let to Experis
Studio A Let to Amdaris
First Floor Let to Mewburn Ellis
Second Floor Suite Let to Gleeds
Second Floor Suite 8,3091 sq ft (772 m2)
Third Floor Let to Parmenion
Forth Floor Let to Parmenion
Fifth Floor Let to Simmons & Simmons
Sixth Floor Let to Simmons & Simmons
Total 54,738 sq ft (5,085m2)
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SPECIFICATION

Aurora is arranged over seven floors, incorporating a stylish roof terrace and secure basement car park, the building is designed to the higest level 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

  • 9 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, 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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CONTACTS

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

MISREPRESENTATION ACT: The information is indicative and intended to act as a guide only.
These particulars should not be relied upon as accurately describing any of the specific matters described by any order under the Property Misdescription Act 1991.
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.

© Knight Frank, November 2018

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