Background

Major asbestos removal, demolition of existing buildings and construction of new six storey office building for Ipswich Borough Council’s new headquarters with retail shell space on ground floor. The regeneration development at Grafton House has been designed and constructed with a sustainability led focus to achieve a “Very Good” BREEAM rating, utilising mixed mode venitilation principles; post-tension concrete frame and slab for construction speed and thermal mass; high efficiency low consumption heating and power systems; intelligent light controls and highly insulated building envelope elements.