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Northgate Vehicle Hire opens new carbon neutral offices

Northgate Vehicle Hire new offices in Reading

Northgate Vehicle Hire has moved into new, carbon-neutral offices in Reading as part of its Drive to Zero decarbonisation programme.

Set within the Thames Valley Park campus, Northgate’s new offices are fully carbon-neutral and provide visitors and employees access to electric vehicle (EV) charging facilities and has transport links to Reading railway station.

As a shared use office between Northgate Vehicle Hire and the wider Redde Northgate group, the new UK southern hub will provide a hot-desking environment for its 50 southern based commercial employees, a meeting room, and 80-acres of green space.

Hannah Jacobs, business support manager at Northgate, said: “These new offices are an important step towards our sustainability goals as a business.

“They adhere to our new hybrid working environment for our team which is not just beneficial for the environment, but employee’s mental health as well.”

Northgate said staff will have access to the purpose built ‘Fleet Room’ which will host team building activities with a focus on wellness, as well as on-site gym, outdoor cinema and working space.

Jacobs added: “Since we opened these new offices, the feedback from our team has been universally positive.

“The sales teams have appreciated having face-to-face meetings again with the business support staff as well as inviting customers in to see us again.

“With desk booking now running at near full capacity, we are pleased that Northgate employees are keen to come in and interact with colleagues rather than work remotely.

“This move has proved popular with the entire workforce.”

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