Kadans expands Oxford footprint with two new acquisitions at Abingdon Science Park

Kadans has added two further buildings at Abingdon Science Park, Oxfordshire to its Pan-European science park portfolio. The assets, Monarch House and Penlon House were acquired from two separate private clients. The two buildings sit adjacent to Kadans existing ownership of The Science Quadrant. Monarch House and Penlon House total c.50,000 sq ft. As part of the acquisition Kadans will be renovating Monarch House and providing new, high quality laboratory and office accommodation.

‘Hot Officing’ Launches at Monument Park

In a world of hybrid workplaces, and a reluctance to return to the office full time, one Oxfordshire business park introduces rurally located offices to hire by the day

COEL’s subsidiary company CMS Cambridge delivers sustainable furniture disposal solutions

With many offices being reconfigured in the wake of the pandemic, how do we dispose of redundant furniture in an ethical way? CMS Cambridge, the furniture division of local design and fit out firm offers a sustainable service for clients that care about their green credentials.

The Wonderful World of Furniture Showrooms

The COEL team recently made the long-awaited journey to the Clerkenwell furniture showrooms to feast on the most recent designs to entice us back to the mothership and to stage our working lives.

COEL: The Way We Work Survey

Are your workers coming back to the workplace? How are they feeling about it?

Another high-tech firm sets up new home at Grove Business Park

A major deal has been agreed which will see a high-tech company setting up a new base in Oxfordshire.

COEL has won Business of the Year (company employing more than 50 employees) at the SME Cambridgeshire Business Awards.

The annual awards ceremony highlights the success and growth of businesses across a diverse range of sectors. COEL is a design and fit out company for offices and laboratories which offers a full turnkey service.

Daniel Fordham

COEL’s new property head hails dawn of agile working

As we emerge from the pandemic and embrace a new era of ‘agile’ working and flexible workspaces, COEL has the innovation to succeed, says new Head of Property Services, Daniel Fordham. Cambridge-based COEL specialise in high-quality office and laboratory refurbishment, working closely with science and technology clients, to create modern and forward-thinking working environments. “Agile working is set to be at the forefront of commercial workspace decisions as we come out of lockdown,” says Daniel. “It was something that was always on the horizon, but the pandemic has brought it forward several years – and so for COEL to already be pioneering well-thought-out agile workspaces, makes this an exciting time to be part of the team.”

Pure Offices Unveils 2 Million Pound State-of-the-Art Office Refurbishment in Warrington

The company acquired Lakeview on Centre Park Business Park in Warrington in September 2019 and has since undertaken extensive redevelopment of the 30,000 sq. ft. space. It is the latest in a string of acquisitions for Pure Offices which also owns and manages over 20 locations across the UK. Following the extensive renovations, the building… Read More »

Working through the crisis

Days into the first lockdown COEL was commissioned to deliver a vital healthcare facility and the pace has not stopped since then.

Co-working scheme piloted in Oxfordshire and Bucks in workplace shake-up

Businesses of all sizes are changing the way they use their workplaces as the coronavirus pandemic continues to drive an employee-led revolution that challenges the monotony of 9-5 and a long commute in favour of a greater work-life balance. To meet this growing demand, a Corporate Co-working Membership scheme is being piloted in Oxfordshire and… Read More »

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Freeths refreshes office portfolio

Over the past year, the move to agile working has been a great success for Freeths, and lockdown has shown our people do not have to be in the office every single day in order to deliver an excellent service to their clients, and to ensure business growth.