Peoplebuilding Hemel is a prestigious office park at the gateway to Hemel Hempstead’s principal business area centred on Maylands Avenue. The scheme is ideally located just off the Junction 8 of the M1 motorway and close to the retail, leisure and cultural amenities available in Hemel Hempstead.

Plot 1

Plot 1

Pre-Let Opportunity for
80,000 sq ft office building

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Plot 1 has detailed planning consent and is fully designed such that occupation could be available within approximately 15 months of legal agreement.

Building 2

Building 2

Office space from
4,000 sq ft to let

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A modern, high specification office building set in mature landscaping with space available from 4,965 sq ft.

The Site

The Site

14 acres of
undeveloped land

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Suitable for the development of offices from 40,000 sq ft to 500,000 sq ft or other commercial uses subject to planning.

Features & Benefits

Our Principles

People are the most important element of any business and Peoplebuilding has been designed with this in mind. Each person in the building will find a place and a pattern that helps them communicate and work well. A good work place amplifies the people in it and therefore maximizes the potential of any company.


Equal to the inside space of an office, it’s important to think of the environment outside the building. A change of environment can raise people’s energy levels, clear their heads or provide inspiration for an idea they might not otherwise have had. If a working environment stimulates people, they feel better, do better work and you have a better business. Outside, the environment has been designed to inspire and invigorate workers and visitors alike. The landscape mixes formal and informal spaces that create areas to sit, contemplate or relax.

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Peoplebuilding is home to The Virgin Active Health & Fitness centre, which provides a swimming pool, bar/restaurant, health spa, dance studios, hairdresser and beautician. Hemel Hempstead boasts one of the newest and best indoor snow centres and the area has a wealth of top class golf courses within easy reach including: Ashridge, Berkhamsted, The Grove, West Herts and Harpenden to name a few. The town also has a large sports centre, multiscreen cinema, bowling alley, extreme sports facility and nightclub complex.

In the town centre you’ll find all the retail shops you’d expect on the high street including a large Debenhams, Marks and Spencer, Primark, New Look and Wilkinsons. Out of town there are both Sainsbury and Tesco’s supermarkets with Morrisons soon to arrive.

Hemel Hempstead is a sizeable town with a resident population in excess of 85,000. There is, therefore, a good stock of existing housing in the area including some imaginative canalside developments along the Gade Valley. The town is surrounded by spectacular Chiltern countryside with many charming villages.

There are a wide variety of excellent quality schools in the area in both private and state sectors. There is a technology college in the town and Hertfordshire University is not far away in Hatfield.

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Local Occupiers

Office occupiers

ASOS, BAM, Boston Scientific, Bourne Leisure, Britvic, Bull, Dixons, Epson, K Com, Kodak, Northgate, Parker Hannifin, Sir Robert McAlpine and Steria.

Industrial/Warehouse occupiers

Amazon, BOC/Gist, FFEI, Keystone, Next, Wickes

Current Occupiers



If you’re going to build an office for people, it makes sense to build it in an accessible location for staff. Hemel Hempstead is a bustling town packed with amenities and facilities only a 30 minute train ride from central London. It’s on the M1/M25 interchange which means London’s airports, though out of earshot, are still easily accessible. There’s also the charm of the old town and some great countryside nearby. There is a huge talent pool on your doorstep and some people will be able to cycle or walk into work.

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Travel Times

M1 Junction 80.75 miles2 mins
Hemel Hempstead Town Centre1.75 miles4 mins
M25 Junction 21/6A3 miles5 mins
Hemel Hempstead Station2.75 miles6 mins
Luton Airport11 miles14 mins
St Albans Station7 miles13 mins
Heathrow Airport28 miles28 mins
London26 miles37 mins

There are 17 buses per hour serving the development in the morning peak period with 13 buses in the afternoon peak. Between these times, there are typically 13 buses per hour. These services provide routes between the development and the town centre, residential areas within Hemel Hempstead, nearby main centres (including London) and the bus and rail stations.

Shuttle Bus

Peoplebuilding has its own peak time shuttle bus service to Hemel Hempstead station.

Hemel Hempstead rail station is located approximately 2.75 miles (4km) away. It is accessed by regular bus services and is well served by mainline trains between London Euston and Birmingham New Street. There are 4 trains an hour from London and 5 trains an hour from the north in the evening peak. Trains to and from Hemel Hempstead serve central and north London, Watford, Berkhamsted, Leighton Buzzard, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Coventry and Birmingham. Hemel Hempstead is 30 minutes from London Euston, 29 minutes from Milton Keynes and 112 minutes from Birmingham.

St Albans rail station is located approximately 7 miles (11.5km) from the development. St Albans rail station is well served by mainline trains between Bedford, Luton and London Kings Cross St Pancras (Brighton). There is also a peak hour service between Luton and Moorgate. There are 7 trains in the morning peak and 6 trains in the evening peak. St Albans is 15 minutes from Luton, 23 minutes from London Kings Cross, 40 minutes from Moorgate and 32 minutes from Bedford.


Further Information

For further information please contact:

Brasier Freeth Trevor Church T: 01442 298 808 E: trevor.church@brasierfreeth.com
Savills Tom Mellows T: 020 7409 8964 E: tmellows@savills.com