Glencar lands starring role on £25m Ealing Studios revamp

Aaron Morby 2 months ago
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Glencar has today announced that it has been appointed to undertake the redevelopment of the iconic Ealing Studios in West London.

Plan includes a 14,000 sq ft stage, 10,000 sq ft of new workshops and 35,000 sq ft of additional offices.
Plan includes a 14,000 sq ft stage, 10,000 sq ft of new workshops and 35,000 sq ft of additional offices.

The firm will work alongside Pella Real Estate Partners and Christopher Smith Associates to deliver the £25m project, which will add around 50,000 sq ft of space

Works will include the installation of a new 14,000 sq ft stage , which will take 18 months to build, as well as new workshops, additional office space, a new entrance reception, security, and site hub which will serve as the new face of Ealing Studios.

The new white Ibstock Engobe brick building has been designed to honour the distinctive Art Deco look of the original 1930’s Grade II listed stages that still exist at the studio.

The development will aim to make Ealing Studios the first net zero carbon stage in the UK, built to BREEAM Outstanding certification (pictures courtesy of Create Design).

Glencar managing director London and South Roy Jones said: “We are seeing exponential growth in the requirements coming through for new TV/Film/Streaming studio production space.

“We are naturally delighted to have been instructed to undertake the redevelopment of such an iconic and famous venue.  The works will be transformational and will turn the venue into one of most advanced and sustainable studios in the industry.”

He added: “This instruction comes quickly after we recently secured the refurbishment works at Soho Studios. Our newly established London division will be delivering these projects as we continue to expand our offering in this growing sector.”

 

 

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