Work begins on Siemens’ £35m Teal Park expansion

Construction of the new state-of-the-art 7,000 square Siemens’ Global Service Operations Centre at Teal Park is underway following at £35 million investment.

At a ground-breaking ceremony on Wednesday, May 17, Andrew Walker, Clive Cox and James Avery marked the official ground-breaking at the site near Lincoln in line with the project schedule.

Located next to Siemens’ existing Teal Park overhaul facility, the new Global Service Operations Centre will help to improve efficiency by having everything in close proximity such as spare parts, turbine engine units, tooling and safety equipment.

An artist impression of the new Teal Park building.

The project will be complete by January 2018 and be fully operational by Spring 2018.

Managing director Neil Corner said: “Lincoln is a great place to invest for our business.

“This investment will enable us to further improve our customer responsiveness and optimise our infrastructure to be ready for future growth.”

Head of project management office Clive Cox said: “This development will enable a positive step change in the logistics performance of the business.”

James Avery, project manager, Siemens Real Estate Building Solutions added: “We are pleased to have selected Simons Group, a Lincoln-based contractor to help us deliver this exciting project, which will hopefully be of benefit to the local economy.”

Andrew Walker, project manager from the Simons Group, is overseeing the project, and said: “Being selected to deliver this project has been a major addition to Simons’ Group local portfolio.”