Skanska builds commercial office in Swindon, UK, for GBP 37 M, about SEK 450 M
Skanska has signed a contract with Zurich Insurance to build a new commercial office in Swindon, UK. The contract is worth GBP 37 M, about SEK 450 M, which will be included in the order bookings for Europe for the third quarter 2020.
Skanska will construct approximately 9,300 square meters of office space over six floors, featuring a terrace at roof level. Skanska is also responsible for the mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering services and will provide the specialist piling ground engineering solutions.
The building is expected to achieve a BREEAM rating of ‘Excellent’ on completion.
Construction work starts July 2020 and is scheduled to complete April 2022.
Skanska is one of the leading development and construction companies in Europe. Outside the Nordics, the company has operations in building construction and civil engineering in Poland, Czech Republic & Slovakia and the UK. Skanska develops commercial properties in select home markets in Poland, Czech Republic, Romania and Hungary, while residential development is active in Poland, Czech Republic and in the UK with the BoKlok concept. In 2019, Skanska had sales of SEK 33 billion and about 11,700 employees in its European operations outside the Nordics.