Mick George Ltd completed Earthworks on behalf of MJS Projects (March) Ltd for the new UK Headquarters of Thorlabs.
USA based Thorlabs Ltd, a leading worldwide designer and manufacturer of photonic tools is constructing purpose-built 10,335m2 UK headquarters based at Lancaster Way Enterprize Zone, Ely.
The broad-based optical technology company which specialises in precision equipment for the photonics market currently produces the majority of its products from the Ely region in four leased buildings. However, the relocation will permit all operations to be consolidated at one destination, allowing for further growth of the business.
The new facility will see the organisation more than double its existing floor space, creating an ancillary office, warehouse, service yard, plant, car park and cycle parking, alongside site entrances and associated infrastructure, all scheduled for completion in 2020.
Thorlabs has 15 substantial design and production facilities located in 10 countries throughout the world, providing specialist motion control systems and vibration isolation equipment for the scientific, medical research and academic sectors.