500 Brook Drive, Green Park

Scott Brownrigg, Reading, 2009


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  • Ground floor plan    
  • First floor plan    
  • Sections along gridline 7 and gridline F    
  • North west and north east elevation    
  • South west and south east elevation    

13,285m2 of office accommodation over five storeys

Located on a prominent corner plot at Green Park, Reading, and being visible from the M4, the design needed to create a strong visual approach along South Oak Way towards Brook Drive.

The design was developed in close consultation with the proposed occupier - an international pharmaceutical company. An atrium space at the heart of the building gives staff space to gather for product launch presentations and general company announcements. There is a double wing of office space to either side with an upper floor bridge access linking the office spaces.

The central street accommodates the communal facilities of the building including the dining facilities (internal/external terrace), conference suite, training rooms and other cellular spaces with the main open plan office areas above, along with clustered meeting rooms as required.


  • Begun: Mar 2008
  • Completed: Aug 2009
  • Floor area: 12,982m2
  • Sector: Office
  • Total cost: £30M
  • Funding: Private
  • Tender date: Jul 2007
  • Procurement: Design and Build contract
  • CO2 Emissions: 44kg/m2/year
  • Address: 500 Brook Drive, Green Park, Reading, RG2 6UU, United Kingdom

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