Shell UK Energy Hub

Project Value - £2.2M

Introduction:
Wilson & Partners were involved in the development of a flagship “Energy
Hub” for Shell, with strategic expansion into supplying electricity for
transport. This project was established to set a model for future “Energy
Hubs” integrating traditional fuel, and electric vehicle charging.

The Brief:
Redevelopment of an existing “traditional” petrol station nominated by
Shell, to create a facility with traditional fuel sales, electric vehicle
charging, exhibition space and retail provision, including a café. The
client’s aspirations were to provide an exemplary sustainable building,
achieving a BREEAM rating of “Outstanding”


 

Project Delivery:
Wilson & Partners role was to provide innovative M&E design covering the
following aspects:
• New site utility services including provision of 2no electrical substations supplying 2.5 MVA load for the electric vehicle charging points
• Hybrid VRF heating and cooling
• Hot and cold water systems
• Mixed mode ventilation incorporating centralised mechanical
ventilation system with heat recovery and natural ventilation
• Lighting
• Small power
• Power supplies to 160kW electric vehicle charging points
• Fire alarm
• Data
• Access control
• CCTV
• Lightning protection system