Electric Works

Sheffield, uk

In May 2007 Sheffield Council held an invited competition to design the fit-out of the first building on the recently created ‘Sheffield Digital Business Campus’. Electric Works forms part of Sheffield Council’s strategy to create a dynamic base for businesses in the north of England.

Electric Works provides flexible office space over four floors aimed specifically at digital, creative and media businesses between 1-75 people. Supported by a conference area, meeting rooms and social areas such as ‘the club’. Electric Works was shortlisted in the Arkitektur Debutpriset 2009, was winner of the BIFM Innovation In Products award 2009 won the 2011 British Council of Offices (BCO) Award for Innovation 2011.

Category Workplace
Location Sheffield, UK
Size 5 000 sqm
Client Sheffield City Council/Creative Space Management
M+E Engineer Skelly and Couch
Quantity Surveyor Jackson Coles
Structural Engineer Arup
Main Contractor GMI Construction
M+E Contractor NG Bailey
Photographer Åke E:son Lindman


  • 2011 British Council for Offices Awards, most innovative office design
  • 2010 The UK Property Awards - Best Interior Award UK
  • 2010 The UK Property Awards -Best Yorkshire Project