Willmott appointed to Birmingham office scheme


Willmott Dixon Interiors has been appointed to a 67,000 sq ft commercial office in Birmingham. 

Five St Philip’s Place
Credit: Willmott Dixon Interiors
by Rory ButlerFebruary 8, 2023

The business has been selected by Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) to refurb Five St Philip’s Place, a seven-storey building in the Colmore Business District. 

The former base of insurance firm Prudential was most recently used by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. 

Willmott will reconfigure two existing entrances to a single reception, fronting Cathedral Square. 

It will also install a new double-height reception area. 

Offices will be CAT A standard with new air ventilation via floor voids at 12 litres per second, per person. 

New external terracing to the seventh floor, and shower and hygiene facilities, will be installed.  

The refurbishment aims to meet several wellbeing and sustainability targets, including Wiredscore ‘Platinum’ and WELL ‘Platinum’. 

“Working with Willmott Dixon Interiors, we are collaborating with the team to ensure social benefits such as sustainable procurement is followed through local supply chains, with free access to local construction skills and reach out programmes set up with local schools,” said Will Hawking, senior asset manager at RLAM. 

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