NEW EUROPEAN HQ FOR US PHARMA GIANT
Pharmaceutical company Illumina’s new European headquarters in Granta Park, Cambridge, is a
19,700m² purpose built, state of the art scientific research centre. A world leader in genomics,
Illumina’s HQ is ideally placed in a collaborative environment with access to the highly skilled
workforce in the dynamic research cluster anchored by Cambridge University.
Main contractor Vinci built laboratories and offices for 900 staff including a new amenities building
to deliver an innovative leisure facility for the whole science campus community. A focal point for
well-being and social activities, it includes a 25m swimming pool, two squash courts, climbing wall,
multi-gym, tennis courts, cafeteria/restaurant and lounge area.
Junckers Approved Contractor Courtcraft built two Innov8 Squash Courts complete with Junckers
specialist SylvaSquash floor, and installed over 950m² SylvaKet Nordic Classic solid beech flooring in
walkways, fitness studios and a ground floor restaurant.
Ground floor restaurant and 1st floor corridor, Sylvaket Nordic Classic fully glued / bonded to sub-floor.
First floor studio 1 & 2 and circulation, Sylvaket Nordic Classic nailed to battens and Logic cradles.
Squash Courts, Sylvasquash Beech unsealed on battens and Logic cradles.