Britcon completes £4.2 million technical centre at AMP

Building and civil engineering company, Britcon has completed a £4.2 million building at the Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP) in Sheffield for the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA).

The major design and build project, awarded to Britcon last year, was delivered with a BREEAM ‘Very Good’ rating and comprises five split level workshops plus dedicated office space.

Working alongside AHR Architects and WYG Engineers, Britcon delivered the 32,291sq. ft facility to provide grow on space for advanced manufacturing and engineering businesses, complementing the AMP Technology Centre. Agents Creative Space Management have seen strong demand for the building which was 50% pre-let.

The AMP supports businesses that provide world-class technology solutions for use in precision industries including aerospace, defence, construction, automotive, sport and others. The 100-acre development is a joint venture between public and private sector organisations to create an internationally recognised centre for engineering, innovation, research and manufacturing excellence.

At its hub, the AMP has some of the world’s leading materials and manufacturing technologies organisations: The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing (AMRC), Rolls-Royce, Castings Technology International (CTi), TWI Technology Centre (Yorkshire) and the Nuclear AMRC.

Ian Chapman, Regional Manager at Britcon said:

“We are delighted to complete this major contract through our Yorkshire office. Our combined design and build capabilities and sector track record has successfully delivered a one stop solution for the HCA.”