Twin Slough commercial scheme given planning consent
AshbyCapital and U+I have received planning consent for No 1 and No 3 The Future Works, a 24,100m2 commercial quarter in the heart of Slough and adjacent to the Crossrail station.
Located either side of the existing No. 2 building and completing the office campus, No 1 The Future Works will offer 15,700m2 of office and retail space across 12 storeys with roof terraces throughout the building, while No 3 The Future Works comprises 8,500m2 of office space including a large communal roof terrace.
AshbyCapital and U+I aim to deliver two of the most sustainable and technologically advanced buildings within the Thames Valley, targeting net-zero carbon emissions, including an ambitious reduction in embodied carbon, and a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating for the office floorspace.
As well as prioritising sustainability, wellness and technology lie at the heart of the new development, which is designed to be WELL ‘Ready’ and is targeting a WiredScore Platinum rating for connectivity and digital infrastructure. Best-in-class amenities include multiple roof terraces offering Wi-Fi connectivity, on-site gym facilities, bicycle parking and changing facilities