Business tycoon spends £100m on turning office into giant Star Trek ship

The new headquarters is the size of three football pitches and took six years to complete

Entertainment Desk May 25, 2015
Business tycoon spends £100m on turning office into giant Star Trek ship. PHOTO: MIRROR

A multi-millionaire businessman has forked out a whopping £100m to build an office designed to look like the 'Starship Enterprise', reported Mirror. 

Star Trek superfan Liu Dejian, the chairman of China's most popular mobile internet provider, built a giant replica of the spaceship - the size of three football pitches.


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The 43-year-old, who is a self-confessed 'Uber Trekkie', has built the world's first officially licensed Star Trek building for his new headquarters in China's Fujian Province, the People's Daily Online reported.


The building took six years to complete and has 30ft metal slides from the third floor to the ground floor, as well as automatic sliding gates between each working area.

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Liu, who is one of the first people to develop the Chinese internet gaming market, is richer than the Queen - with a £390m fortune.


The chairman of NetDragon Websoft, Liu finished the new headquarters last year.


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