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Work is progressing well at the Satellite Application Innovation Centre at Westcott Park, which is due to open this summer. Bucks LEP are investing £3.2m (including £1.2m from the AVEZ) in a new National Centre for Satellite Applications, alongside the UK Space Agency, which includes a new Innovation Centre and training hub for the next generation of technicians, scientists and engineers working in this field and helping develop the links between businesses and academia in this high growth sector. The centre is linked with the 5G Testbed and Business Incubation centre making use of the live rocket propulsion testing [...]
During quieter road conditions due the lockdown, work has advanced on the new A41 Westcott roundabout to enable the Westcott Enterprise Zone to move ahead with plans for a £3.2 million innovation centre, a high-tech business space for world-leading space propulsion and satellite industries. Placed at the heart of the Oxford to Cambridge Arc, the site has the potential to become a major hub for the UK space programme and the application of 5G innovation technologies.
The first phase of construction at Symmetry Park, Aston Clinton in Aylesbury has been completed. Three high-quality units comprising 56,034 sq ft, 83,831 sq ft and 112,148 sq ft have been built by A&H Construction. Tritax Symmetry secured a pre-let during construction for the 83,831 sq ft unit to Global Infusion Group (GIG) on a 15-year lease last year. The leading provider of catering, hospitality and logistics solutions to food and beverage brands and the worldwide events industry took the unit to allow the business to consolidate its operations from Watford and Chesham under one roof. Located alongside the [...]
MEPC has confirmed that a recently announced 138,000 sq ft speculative development scheme at its high-tech business estate Silverstone Park will be increased to 258,000 sq ft due to market demand. The extra development will enable 13 industrial units, workshops and R&D facilities to be constructed – four more than the originally anticipated nine. […]
A cutting edge sports engineering facility for world class athletes has officially opened at Silverstone Park. The Silverstone Sports Engineering Hub (SSEH) – which includes two wind tunnels and a sports fabrics R&D centre – is the brainchild of Brackley based aerodynamics and computational fluid dynamics specialist TotalSim. It is housed in a new 26,400 sq ft building as part of a wider 125,000 sq ft speculative development by Silverstone Park developer MEPC within the Aylesbury Vale Enterprise Zone. […]
Zone (EZ) at Silverstone Park has received high praise in front of an audience of 100 influential property developers. Bucks Business First Chairman Michael Garvey and Buckinghamshire (Thames Valley) Local Enterprise Partnership Chief Executive Richard Harrington highlighted how MEPC’s use of EZ status at Silverstone Park could be used as a model example across the wider Cambridge-Oxford growth corridor (or ‘super cluster)’. The pair were speaking during a Q&A session at UK Property Forums’ ‘Bucks PropFest’ event which brings together key players in planning, development, commercial property and real estate in Buckinghamshire. Michael commented: “Silverstone Park is at the [...]
Businesses have immediately warmed to Silverstone Park’s (and Enterprise Zone) contemporary new agile work space ‘The WRaP’ after sampling it for the first time with one likening it to the environment provided for visitors by social media giant Facebook. The ‘WRaP’ title reflects the space’s comfortable design which allows the business community – including the Park’s occupiers and their customers – to ‘work, rest and play’. Discover more about Silverstone Park’s new agile work space by clicking here […]
Lunaz has become the seventh ‘vehicle electrification’ business to locate to Silverstone Park but it is offering something rather different – converting prestigious classic/vintage cars to electric power. Inside new 11,000 sq ft premises, within the Aylesbury Vale Enterprise Zone, Lunaz’s technicians have already started working on their first projects: a 1950s Jaguar XK120 and a Rolls Royce Phantom from around the same era. […]
Buckinghamshire Thames Valley Local Enterprise Partnership (BTVLEP) is delighted with the announcement that £2m of its Local Growth Funding has been invested in the development of a new 26,000 sq ft state-of-the-art sports engineering innovation centre at Silverstone Park. Situated in BTVLEP’s Aylesbury Vale Enterprise Zone, the Silverstone Sports Engineering Hub will establish a research, development and business incubation centre for British high-performance cycling. […]