FANUC UK, a leading global manufacturer of automation and industrial robotic solutions, will be moving its UK headquarters to a state of the art building at Ansty Park, Coventry.
The 107,000 sq ft building will be developed by Highbridge Properties plc in partnership with HCA on a seven acre landscape site and will be due for completion early next year. The building will comprise a 56,000 sq ft design, manufacturing and training facility, 43,000 sq ft of offices and an 8,000 sq ft showroom area.
Tom Bouchier, Managing Director, FANUC UK, commented: “We are excited to announce our move to Antsy Park. Our new headquarters will enable us to grow and develop our team of industry experts, and offer the highest quality services to our customers. As our business continues to evolve, we look forward to working alongside a variety of technological centres of excellence.”
Adrian Hill, Director of Highbridge Properties, said: “We are delighted that FANUC have chosen Ansty Park as the location for their new UK facility. FANUC will be a great addition to the already strong occupier base at Ansty Park. Furthermore the impressive design and high specification of the building will enhance the excellent scheme quality within the development.”
Carl Tupling, Executive Director for the Midlands for the HCA added: “The HCA is pleased to have played a part in securing another new facility at Ansty Park.
It’s further proof of the confidence investors have shown in the Park in recent years, which have seen it become home to a number of world renowned specialists, contributing significantly to the Midland’s economy.”
About FANUC UK:
FANUC UK is the leading global manufacturer of factory automation and industrial robotics.
FANUC UK offers the most complete range of industry-leading products and services for robotics, CNC systems and factory automation solutions, helping to transform the manufacturing industry through innovation in automation.
About Antsy Park
Ansty Park is one of the UK’s leading technology business parks and home to the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), the Aerospace Research Centre, the High Temperature Research Centre and the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre, as well as the Sainsbury’s Store Development Centre and a major new facility for the London Taxi Company, which is currently under construction. Ansty Park is located immediately adjacent to Junction 2 of the M6 at its intersection with the M69/A46.
About the move
Real estate company CBRE/LSH represented FANUC. Cushman & Wakefield and Knight Frank are the joint disposal agents at Ansty Park. Bowmer & Kirkland are the main contractors responsible for the development of FANUC’s new building.