Published 24th August 2022

Located on the third floor of the Kings Place building, the new 11,300 sq ft Rolls-Royce global headquarters is strategically positioned in the tech hub of Kings Cross, becoming the London base for approximately 60 staff.

Working closely with the project team led by Turner & Townsend, we designed the building services and acoustics for this vibrant fit-out which has provided a cutting-edge workspace. Global design firm, Unispace’s design created a community feel focused on improving collaboration, whilst promoting agile working.

Supported by a range of work settings including private meeting, call and video booths, sit and stand desks and informational meeting spaces, ‘usable’ technology is at the forefront of the scheme. Video conferencing facilities and telepresence suites have been installed alongside SMART meeting room and desk booking systems.

With an ambitious sustainability agenda, the design features demand-based controls for the multi-purpose meeting room suite. These control fresh air rates to match occupancy levels and work alongside energy efficient occupancy and daylight-sensing LED lighting throughout to reduce energy consumption.

The fit-out to floors six and seven included sprinkler alterations, lighting and power alterations, feature lighting, UPS and new air conditioning to Comms Room, new and relocated FCU’s, BMS Controls and new catering kitchen, along with WC and shower area services.

Elsewhere, our acoustics experts worked alongside the MEP team to design the acoustically sensitive board room space with its stringent AV requirements.

Working in conjunction with main contractor, Paragon Interserve, this project is noted for its successful delivery of a short 14-week programme, inclusive of design development.

Client: Rolls-Royce
Architect: Unispace