BT confirms Glasgow as key location

09 Jul 2020

BT's main Glasgow office is set for a multi-million-pound refurbishment. as a key location in the company's future plans.

First opened in 2001, the Clydeside office, known as Alexander Bain House, currently houses around 1,000 employees.

It will undergo a major refurbishment and it's expected that hundreds more staff from across BT Group, including UK digital network business Openreach, will move into the building over the next few years.

BT is a founding partner and one of the first tenants of Glasgow's International Financial Services District (IFSD).

Glasgow is the latest key location to be unveiled in the UK as part of BT's 'Better Workplace Programme' - the largest workplace improvement and consolidation scheme of its type ever undertaken in the UK.

The five-year programme will improve and consolidate BT's footprint of more than 300 locations to around 30, including corporate offices, contact centres and specialist sites.

Graeme Paton, BT's managing director, property and facility services, said: "Our colleagues at Alexander Bain House will benefit from working in a future-fit office which sits within the city's thriving international financial district."

Teams based at Glasgow's refurbished office will benefit from the company's investment in 5G and full-fibre broadband in the city.