The Lumen

106,000 sqft

Construction of The Lumen started in July 2018 and completion of the building was celebrated in May 2020.

Combining contemporary design with cutting-edge amenities, the Lumen offers over 100,000 sq ft of Grade A office space and unparalleled opportunities to collaborate with researchers and other brands within the Newcastle Helix ecosystem. Offering versatile floorplates, the co-working spaces are designed for the modern worker, complete with state-of-the-art amenities. This is an unmissable opportunity for people within the life science, tech and business community looking to connect and excel.

The Lumen champions a thriving, collaborative environment at all turns. We believe in a space where people meet, chat, share ideas and challenge each other.

Recent new tenants in The Lumen include, Clifford Chance, Hay & Kilner, Scott Logic.


  • Large communal reception area of 2,400 sq ft
  • Excellent natural light on large open floorplates of up to 1,406m2 (15,134 sq ft)
  • Central core providing flexible floorplate
  • Depth of 15m window to core
  • Designed to an occupational density of 1:8 sq m
  • Raised floors with 150mm void
  • Finished floor-to-ceiling height of 2.8m
  • 4 pipe fan coil air conditioning
  • LED lighting providing 350 lux at desk level
  • Exposed services
  • Floor loading 3.0+1 kN/m2
  • Shower facilities – 1 per 68 persons
  • Secure cycle storage – 100 spaces
  • On-site multi-storey car parking at 1:1,000 sq ft providing 107 spaces for the building
  • BREEAM Excellent
  • Anticipated EPC Rating: A
  • Target WiredScore rating: Platinum

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