MCS Group completes carbon neutral industrial development completed
Construction of one of the UK’s only carbon neutral industrial/warehouse developments has been completed, leading main contractor MCS Group has announced.
Midlands-based MCS Group has reached practical completion of the GBP4.5 million construction contract to deliver five units at Communication Park, in Hounslow, West London. The units range in size from 7,566 sq ft to 20,091 sq ft.
The contractor was instructed by Orchard Street Investment Management, the specialist commercial property investment manager, acting on behalf of St James Place UK plc.
Situated near Heathrow Airport and Cargo Terminal, Communication Park is one of the only industrial developments in the UK to be built as carbon neutral, with solar PV producing 212.10 kWp, saving 93.37 tonnes of CO2 per year.
Other sustainability features include occupier wellbeing designed into the heart of the scheme; solar gain and soundproofing protection to the windows; and VRF Comfort Cooling powered by carbon zero technology.
There is also edible landscaping, with the planting of fruit trees for occupiers to enjoy, as well as solar powered e-bike charging points in bike racks, views of green space, and CO2 absorbing sedum roofs to bin stores.
Keir Edmonds, MCS Group managing director, says: “We’ve gained a reputation as being amongst the very best construction contractors in the industrial and logistics sector. Our team has delivered a first class development at Communication Park, and the fact that it is one of the very few carbon neutral developments makes it all the more satisfying.”
Units have eight-metre eaves, first floor office accommodation, service yards, footpaths, landscaping, site furniture, and excellent parking and loading provision. Unit five has a secure fenced yard. Visit www.communicationpark.co.ukfor more information.
Award-winning MCS Group, based in Warwick, is enjoying a period of sustained growth in delivering projects across the industrial, storage and distribution sector. The company has also built and refurbished more than 300 car dealerships including Audi, BMW, Mclaren and Jaguar Land Rover since its inception in 2003.