New Contract - University of Wolverhampton
11th Mar 2016New Contracts
Summit Electrical have been awarded the Electrical Contract for the University of Wolverhampton’s new £10.1 million Science, Technology and Prototyping Centre at the University of Wolverhampton Science Park providing capacity for up to forty new businesses focused on science and technology based activities.
The centre will form a new frontage to the existing science park and the new state-of-the-art, three storey development will offer 4,000 square metres of space and feature high quality offices, laboratories and workshops, as well as a café and space for parking.
The new centre will offer unrivalled specialist space to scientific-based businesses wanting to develop and enhance their research and development activities – a resource currently unavailable in the Black Country. The design of the building will offer laboratories of varying size and will include facilities that can be hired by the day, week or month in order to provide short-term solutions to science based businesses.
University of Wolverhampton Science Park actively encourage collaboration within its tenant community, the main circulation areas of the new building will be a “street” of shared workspace and atrium, which will afford more opportunities for interaction and partnerships.
The University of Wolverhampton Science Park is currently home to over 80 businesses employing over 500 people and working across a broad range of technological and creative disciplines. Opened in 1995 as a joint venture between the University and Wolverhampton City Council, the site has benefited from two previous expansions in 2000 and 2004.
Summit will be responsible for the complete design, supply, installation and commissioning of the Mains Distribution Systems, Containment Systems, Small Power Installations, LED Lighting and Emergency Lighting Systems with Automatic Controls and Daylight Dimming, External LED Lighting, Photovoltaic System, Data Installation, Fire Alarm System, Access Control System, CCTV Systems and Intruder Alarm System.