A new sustainable headquarters office building of 41,381 sq ft in the heart of Reading town centre, three minutes walk from Reading railway station.
Incorporating a highly sustainable design, 9 Greyfriars is the first office building in the south east to achieve a BREEAM 'OUTSTANDING' and EPC A, offering an exceptional environment and reduced operational costs.
This highly sustainable building not only has lower operating costs, but has also been carefully designed to incorporate features that positively enhance occupier health, wellbeing and productivity.
Office occupiers will pay significantly less than a typical office for their energy consumption. Energy costs are estimated to be £8.54 per sq m per annum, this is compared to a good practice UK office of £32.31 per sq m and a typical UK office of £50.50 per sq m.
(Benchmarks have been taken from CIBSE Guide F)
|Floor||SQ M||SQ FT|
|Total (Excluding Roof Terrace)||3,710||41,381|
Ideally situated being just a 3 minute walk from Reading railway station, which has recently undergone an £850m redevelopment.
The station provides direct access to London Paddington in 25 minutes with trains every 4 minutes at peak times. There are also regular direct services to Birmingham, Bristol and Cardiff.
From 2019, The Elizabeth Line (formerly Crossrail) will provide direct access to over 40 stations and will significantly improve access into London’s West End, City and Docklands. In addition, when completed, the Western Rail Link to Heathrow will provide direct rail access to London Heathrow Airport in just 28 minutes.
Reading is considered the commercial capital of the Thames Valley and is home to many leading companies from a diverse range of business sectors including a high concentration of FTSE 100 companies and 13 of the world’s top 30 brands.
McKay Securities PLC is a commercial property investment company with Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) status.
The company has established a long track record of developing and refurbishing high quality, contemporary office and industrial properties in South East England and London.
Completed schemes are retained and managed from McKay’s head office in Reading.
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