Nova North - Relocation

Nova North in London Victoria is the UK Head Quarters for SNC Lavalin. The workplace team was engaged to deliver and fitout three floors at Nova North.

Client issues

  • Project impacting on circa 1,200 staff, minimising impact on business as usual
  • Agile working behaviour change required to maximise utilisation of workspaces
  • A constrained construction and move period due to lease commitments
  • Manage a design and fit out in line with very prescriptive landlord requirements

Faithful+Gould solutions and added value

  • Tailored, comprehensive workspace changes and engagement activities with stakeholders at all levels to ensure new ways of working are embedded, optimising project benefits and use of the new workspaces
  • Utilisation studies to understand occupancy and support design development Estate Strategy and property requirements to service business needs Services provided
  • Building due diligence report and support to the acquisition
  • Specialist workspace change and engagement management
  • Benefits management and measurement
  • Project management of a multi-disciplinary team, from feasibility stage through to completion and occupation

Key benefits and success factors

  • Improved, collaborative working environment, supporting staff satisfaction, wellbeing and retention – HR data, staff surveys and business readiness.
  • Maximised utilisation of workspace – structured utilisation studies
  • No disruption to core business operations
  • Reduced estate operational costs through lease

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