TP Bennett floats meeting-room innovation

TP Bennett's floating meeting room at the Arlington Business Park in Berkshire

Practice creates offshore pavilion for Thames Valley business park

TP Bennett has created a floating meeting room for the owners of a Berkshire business park in what it said was a first-of-a-kind for the UK.

The pavilion, designed for APAM and Patron Capital – which run the Arlington Business Park near Reading, offers 360-degree views of its surroundings and is linked to dry land by a bridge.

TP Bennett director Neil Sterling said the structure, which could be used for corporate meetings or social events, was inspired by a drive to challenge the perception of business parks as places that lacked the “intensity and connectivity” of town centre locations.

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