• Client Innovate Property

  • Type Workplace

  • Location Rotherham

Merchant Workspace is strategically located at Adwick Park in the heart of the Dearne Valley area of Rotherham providing easy access to the M1.

The challenge for the project was to design a sustainable and cost-effective solution to meet market requirements for flexible and adaptable space. All units are alike, using the same modular concept with similar materials and flexible cores, providing sub-divisibility and economies of scale.

A rigorous pre-contract Value Engineering exercise ensured that the building could be procured for £45/ft² (2007). A simple modular elevation resulted with an aluminium curved roof wrapping around the rear elevation. The inherent flexibility of each workspace, and indeed the campus, enables the units to be let as whole, three-quarter, half or quarter units.