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LGIM signs on Colgate for Goldsworth Place in Woking

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has let a further 25,000 sq.ft across two floors for its Goldsworth Place office development in Woking.

22 Jan 2024

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Further to its letting to information technology company Clinisys earlier this year, Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has let a further 25,000 sq.ft across two floors for its Goldsworth Place office development in Woking.

Following an extensive internal and external upgrade to the building, multi-national consumer products group Colgate will be moving in following the completion of internal works in mid-2024.

The refurbishment of the building included providing a new arrival experience and sought-after amenity spaces with a café and break-out areas. The building has excellent health and wellbeing credentials with an Air Score Gold rating by AirRated, high levels of natural light, outdoor terraces, generous amounts of secure cycle spaces plus new shower and changing facilities. The building also benefits from excellent energy efficiencies including electric vehicle charging points and an EPC B rating.

Savills and Hurst Warne acted as the office leasing agents for the development. 

Will Kelly, Senior Asset Manager, Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM): "We are delighted to welcome Colgate into Goldsworth Place and have enjoyed working closely with them to maximise their employee experience.”
Andrew Mercer, Office Sector Lead, Legal & General Investment Management: “We are thrilled to secure another tenant letting for us in the Southeast. We know that investing in our offices with a focus on high-quality energy efficient friendly products, provides occupiers with attractive and healthy places to work, whilst aiming to generate positive rental income for our investors.”

Further information

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Mat Barling

Communications Manager

Legal & General Investment Management

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Notes to editors

Established in 1836, Legal & General is one of the UK’s leading financial services groups and a major global investor, with £1.2 trillion in total assets under management (as at FY23) of which c40% (circa £0.5 trillion) is international.

We have a highly synergistic business model, which continues to drive strong returns. We are a leading international player in Institutional Retirement, in Retail Savings and Protection, and in both public and private markets through our Asset Management division. Across the Group, we are committed to responsible investing and dedicated to serving the long-term savings and investment needs of customers and society.

As at 7 June 2024, we estimate the Group’s Solvency II coverage ratio to be 224%.

As at 11 June 2024, Legal & General has a market capitalisation of £14.6 billion.

LGIM is one of Europe’s largest asset managers and a major global investor, with total assets under management of £1.2 trillion1 ($1.5tn, €1.3tn, CHF 1.2tn). We work with a wide range of global clients, including pension schemes, sovereign wealth funds, fund distributors and retail investors.

For more than 50 years, we have built our business through understanding what matters most to our clients and transforming this insight into valuable, accessible investment products and solutions. We provide investment expertise across the full spectrum of asset classes including fixed income, equities, commercial property, and cash. Our capabilities range from index-tracking and active strategies to liquidity management and liability-based risk management solutions.

1Data as at 31 December 2023. Data combines assets under management by LGIM in the UK, LGIMA in the US and LGIM Asia in Hong Kong. Assets under management include securities and derivatives positions.