Bristol Business post reported today on Contractor Pollard officially presenting the keys for The Hive to the North Somerset Enterprise Agency (NSEA) after construction was completed.

With a a range of resources and services and 20,000 sq ft of rentable managed office space and communal facilities, newly opened The Hive will support the launch, development and success of start-up and growing local businesses through on-site business support.

NSEA chief executive Angela Hicks described the handover of the keys as a “momentous moment” and said businesses had a building “to be proud of”. She added: “We are grateful to our project team – which includes CBRE, AWW, Pollard, the Sweet Group, Hoare Lea and Hydrock Structures – for the hard work they have put into bringing our building to fruition.”

The building achieves an A rated EPC through a combination of natural ventilation, exposed concrete and careful orientation.