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Divine images shed light on Ecclesiastical’s new headquarters

It's no secret that one of Gloucester's biggest private employers is moving out of the city centre to new headquarters - but how that work is progressing is another thing.

With the lease on its longstanding headquarters in Brunswick Road expiring in 2020 insurance firm Ecclesiastical has something of a race on to deliver itself a new home.

As avid Punchline readers will know, that grand office space to cope with its estimated 500-plus staff and their travel plans to is in Brockworth at Gloucester Business Park.

Now the firm has released timelapse photography footage of the building work to date, showing something of the statement of its commitment to remain in Gloucestershire for the foreseeable future.

The firm, which is currently based at Beaufort House in the city centre, announced plans in October 2018 to move to a new purpose built office building at Gloucester Business Park in Brockworth.

Contractors Kier Construction, which has a base in Gloucester, has completed the groundworks and construction of the main steel structure is almost complete.

Caroline Taplin, Ecclesiastical's group HR director said the firm was pleased with the progress.

Planning permission for Ecclesiastical's new office site, which includes 500 parking spaces.

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