Artist's impression of the new main office building at the Airbus site in Filton.

Construction of new Airbus office block set to start next month

Work on the construction of a massive new office building for aircraft manufacturer Airbus is due to start at its Filton site next month following the appointment of a building contractor. Miller Construction has been selected to deliver two projects totalling £37 million at the new Airbus Aerospace Park. The contracts include a £10 million project comprising the refurbishment and

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GKN Aerospace commences production for F-35 Lightning

The GKN Aerospace plant at Filton has commenced production of precision machined titanium structures for BAE Systems, a principal subcontractor to Lockheed Martin, for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft (JSF). The Filton site will work in partnership with the GKN Aerospace sister operation in St. Louis, USA, with Filton undertaking manufacture of ten titanium structural parts. These

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