Essex X-Ray - HVT Centre Horizon 120

Essex X-Ray has committed to a 60,000 sq ft unit at the new office, industrial, R&D and logistics park, Horizon 120, being constructed close to the A120 in Braintree.

Horizon 120 Business and Innovation Park is a 65-acre scheme, capable of providing up to 750,000 sq ft of office and industrial space aimed at high-tech engineering and manufacturing, as well as logistics distribution companies.

Construction started May 2023 and completion including fit out will be Q4 2024.

Project Management:


Shell & Core:     

CSS Groundworks

Structural Steel Frame:

Cladding and Roofing

Fit Out:

Join us below on our journey and view the drone footage of the building construction.

June 2023
August 2023
September 2023
October 2023
January 2024
May 2024

The design and construction of the new facility aspires to a high standard of sustainable design and operation. Click on the photos above to follow the construction journey.

With the expert consultation of Habit Action and their focus on  a new way of working ‘creating a culture that encourages collaboration and teamwork’,  a lot of thought has been put into the design of the workspace, making sure everyone has an equal opportunity to succeed, regardless of role.

The design and construction of the new facility aspires to a high standard of sustainable design and operation.

The environmental performance of the new building, will exceed the UK national standards set by current Building Regulations.

The building will achieve a carbon emission reduction improvement over and above the Building Regulations Approved Document L2A requirements.

A minimum of 30% of the projected energy requirements, including the building, will be provided through renewable energy technology.

Optimised passive design using high efficiency thermal fabric and generous daylight without glare and overheating.

High performance energy efficient ventilation/heat recovery system and 100% low energy lighting throughout the development with intelligent daylight and occupancy regulated control.

Large arrays of roof mounted Photovoltaic panels totalling 250 sqm.

Building Management Control systems will ensure optimal and efficient operation of plant and the monitoring of energy consumption and the introduction of systems to maintain occupant comfort.