September 1, 2011 4.09 pm This story is over 150 months old

Siemens revamp nearing completion

Looking good: Construction at the revamped Siemens Waterside South building is almost ready to open in September.

Building work at Siemens’ Waterside South complex near Pelham Bridge in Lincoln is fast progressing, set for completion by the end of September.

Construction at the building began in April and costs around £5 million.

As previously reported, the Ruston Works building will sport a modern design with a new customer reception, boardroom and meeting facilities.

More windows are also added, boasting views of the city, as well as a new slate roof and additional floor space.

Within the main factory area an additional 1,750 square metres of floor space will be created on top of the existing 1,250 square metres.

Outside the building, the car park will also be revamped by adding more motorbike parking and giving visitors more transport options.

Because of the revamp, 140 jobs were secured at the factory.

Artist impression of the finalised project

The University of Lincoln and Siemens have almost finished the £37 million Engineering Hub on Rope Walk, on the Brayford Pool campus.

The company also plans to move its industrial gas turbine service business, currently located at Firth Road and Olympic House, to a new site near Lincoln.

Siemens is considering a number of locations, but has confirmed that its preferred site is at Teal Park, situated near Lincoln’s bypass.