Speedo Global Headquarters

Speedo has signed a 17-year lease for the development of a 43,000 sq ft new purpose built spaciaous offices, set over 3 floors and providing a state-of-the-art working environment for Speedo's 170-strong Nottingham workforce.

Featuring a full height glass atrium foyer and a striking zinc clad wall bearing the well-recognised Speedo logo, the build design incorporates the latest environmental features. These include optimised use of natural light through solar control glazed windows; intelligent lighting with movement and daylight sensors; energy saving air source heat pump technology and borehole water for grey water systems.

The site will provide improved cutting-edge facilities for the development of new Speedo products at its dedicated global Aqualab Research and Development Centre, and act as the brand's international base for visiting partners and Speedo sponsored athletes.

Construction began in February 2010 and is due for completion at the end of 2010.