European Space Agency (ESA) Conference Centre

ESA Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Didcot, Oxfordshire

New build conference centre configurable into 3 smaller rooms, interpreter booths, exhibition space, meeting rooms and catering area.

The new conference centre forms part of ESA’s European Centre for Space Applications and Telecommunications (ECSAT) and serves as a focal point to promote space-based collaboration and innovation, hosting events that highlight to a global audience the role of space activities in the UK, Europe and across the world.

Our Services: Quantity Surveyor, Principal Designer
Client: ESA
Contract Value: £5.5m
Contract Period: 1 year 2 months
Contract Type: ESA Design & Build bespoke contract

The centre provides cutting edge, adaptable meeting facilities, including a conference hall for 300 people that can be sub-divided into smaller rooms and two meeting rooms for 25 people. Other facilities including break-out areas, exhibition space, dedicated rooms for interpreters and catering facilities.

The new building is of lightweight steel-frame construction and consists of two main sections, the main Conference Hall block and the Ancillary block containing café and break-out areas. The external envelope is heavily insulated to meet thermal and acoustic requirements. The external finish is a mix of aluminium, brick and glazed curtain wall construction.


For more information on this scheme, or to discuss working with us, please contact Joe Parker (Director).


Images courtesy of Amiri.

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