Admin Re; Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Refurbishment of Regional HQ, Hitchin, Herts.

Phase 1

Project Manager, Architect, CDMC. New Café Created

Data Centre Reconfigured
Staff Decanted from surplus Building
Main Building Refurbishment Initiated

Admin Re occupy 60,000 sq. ft. of offices in a Conservation Area parkland campus at the historic Hitchin Priory. act3 were engaged to co-ordinate the proposed improvement works at the premises, arising from the Client’s requirement to re-organise and increase occupancy on the site prior to signing a new 15 year lease.

This reorganisation would include the need for a new Café to serve the 750 staff, which was created in an adjacent underused double storey height ‘barn’ building in a contemporary style. In addition, offices for technical staff were to be created in the Data Centre and a phased reconfiguration of the open plan offices and meeting rooms was initiated in the main building. An on-going series of designed improvements to the site is planned over a budgeted 3 yr. spend.