This project is part of the LEP's Future Workspace pilot programme set up as a result of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic to test out new ways of enabling employers and their staff to work closer to home reducing the need to commute long distances as well as provide opportunities to increase footfall in Andover town centre.
The new facility will provide 210 sq metres of Covid-safe working environment including; 35 rentable desks, 9 small offices, kitchen areas and superfast wifi connectivity. The fourth and fifth floors of the office building will be refurbished to provide these new facilities as well as improvements to the external access for the building.
The scheme is intended to contribute to the wider regeneration of Andover town centre and complements the EM3 investment in the Town Mills project.
To test new ways of working through flexible workspace for co-working that will support town centre footfall as well as reducing the need for workers to commute long distances to larger towns and cities.
210 sq metres of refurbished office space and photographic studio facilities
45 businesses supported
Amount financed: £235,470
Total cost: £381,216
Status: In progress
Project Lead: Test Valley Borough Council
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