Alcatel-Lucent is an award-winning and world-leading manufacturer of undersea telecommunications systems. The Company is at the forefront of technical innovation in the telecommunications sector, and has won several Queen’s Awards for Enterprise over the years. It employs 180 full time staff at the Greenwich site.
The existing buildings on site date from the inter and post-war period and require updating, modernising and refurbishing. This is critical in strengthening Alcatel-Lucent’s technical lead globally and it requires substantial investment.
To help finance this investment, Alcatel-Lucent has selected U+I to develop an area of surplus land at the site to create a contemporary, high-quality community of new homes including a mixture of apartments and houses. This will enable critical investment in the factory buildings supporting local employment.
Optical fibre submarine networks map 2013