Hotelplan secures new office refurbishment Surrey, Godalming
Hotelplan, the parent company of Inghams, Inntravel, Espirit Holidays and Ski Total – has secured Friary House a new office refurbishment Surrey, Goldalming, on a lease from Legal and General Property who only recently undertook a CAT A office refurbishment of the building.
This suggest refurbishing old buildings by landlords can yield instant benefits for the attractiveness of their building stock. The building is over 20,000 sq/ft and arranged over 3 floors and is conveniently located directly opposite Godalming railway station in Surrey with nearly 60 parking space. Hotelplan has taken the entire building on a 15 year lease and it intends to bring together two elements of its business under one roof Inghams, currently in Putney and Espirit in Fleet.
The letting follows a comprehensive office refurbishment program undertaken by Legal and General in an initiative to make their buildings more environmentally friendly. The energy performance certificate of B rating (now in line with new builds) also included the replacement of external facades, re-design of office floors, and the full replacement of mechanical and electrical systems. They also managed to increase net lettable office space by 7%..