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Hollywood business comes to town
The building
The building has been empty since 2001
The former Renault building in Swindon, designed by Sir Norman Foster, is to house a firm that produces DVDs for Hollywood movie studios.

Optical Disc Service (ODS) will use the building, which featured in the Bond movie A View to a Kill.

ODS says it will double its workforce at the site, with production planned to begin there by the end of June 2007.

Its customers include Universal Studios, Paramount, 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros and Sony Pictures.

Francisco Marulanda, from ODS, said: "This is an exciting time for Swindon and ODS."

The company will pay 1m a year in rent to owners Burford Properties, who bought the building from Green Property in 2004.


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