Newcastle Helix – The Spark

Newcastle City Centre

12-storey commercial office building, with extensive landscaping and infrastructure works as part of the wider Newcastle Helix redevelopment of the former Newcastle Brewery site.

Our Services: Project Manager, Employer’s Agent
Client: Legal & General Capital Investments
Contract Value: £29m
Contract Period: 1 year 8 months
Contract Type: JCT 2011 Design & Build with Amendments
Awards: BREEAM “Excellent”

WiredScore “Platinum”

The building provides 100,000 sq ft Grade A commercial office space that is fully BCO compliant, with a shared double-height reception area and separate 5,000 sq ft A3 café units facing onto public squares.

The development is designed to BREEAM “Excellent” with an APC rating of A, and a WiredScore Platinum rating, and is connected into a District Energy network that will service the building.

Potter Raper were also appointed as Project Manager on The Lumen, an office building of similar scale on the adjacent plot, which completed in 2020.


For more information on this scheme, or to discuss working with us, please contact Simon Daniels (Managing Director).


Images courtesy of Mark Slater

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