Laboratory & Office Space
Whether you’re setting up operations in the UK, spinning out or just starting up, expanding your business or relocating to Oxfordshire or the Thames Valley, this page will point you to organisations and resources that may be able to help. Many new facilities are being developed in Oxfordshire over the next few years – download Invest in Oxfordshire’s guide: New facilities coming online in Oxfordshire to learn about near-term plans for new developments.
Milton Park is the largest business park in Europe under single ownership. Lying within an Enterprise Zone and attracting a number of benefits including Business Rates relief, Milton Park is owned and managed by OBN Sponsors MEPC. It is the largest bioscience sub-cluster in Oxfordshire comprising over 50 life sciences companies based in a half million square feet of laboratory space. Lying close to the M4 and M40, and with fast rail links from Didcot Parkway to London, Bristol, Oxford and Reading, Milton Park is ideally located as a hub for national and international business. Heathrow Airport is just one hour away. Milton Park will also be home to The Milton Science Centre, a £14 million development that includes £7 million of Government funding. It will provide 40,000 sq ft of specialist science facilties for small and growing businesses within the life sciences sector.
For information relating to large offices and laboratories over 3,000 sq ft or up to 200 people, contact Philip Campbell. tel: +44(0)1235 824104.
For small offices and laboratories up to 3,000 sq ft or 30 people, our contact is Jo Szegota. tel: +44(0)1235 824114
Remember to mention OBN!
Member Science Parks and Incubators
BioCity Scotland is a joint venture between BioCity Nottingham and Roslin BioCentre and was founded in early 2012, following the acquisition of a former MSD research facility at Newhouse. BioCity Scotland provides more than 130,000 sq feet of high specification chemistry and biology laboratories and office space, available for rent to companies in the bioscience, pharmaceutical, medtech and healthcare and is also a centre for a wide range of research, training, events and thought leadership in the life sciences industry BioCity Scotland contact
BioCity was appointed by AstraZeneca to establish The BioHub at Alderley Park. BioHub will initially provide 36,000 sq ft of high-end laboratory and office facilities for early-stage and growing firms engaged in innovative drug discovery and development. www.biohubatalderley.co.uk
The BioHub Birmingham
The BioHub Birmingham is a fully serviced biomedical research laboratory specifically designed to nurture and support the growth of life science companies from proof of concept stage into businesses attracting investment http://www.thebiohub.co.uk/
Harwell is a leading science, innovation, technology and business campus, located just south of Oxford. It is host to an array of over £1 billion of world leading research infrastructure. http://www.harwellcampus.com/http://www.harwellcampus.com/
MediCity, a collaboration between Alliance Boots and BioCity, is an incubator designed to provide a stimulating and supportive business development environment for innovators in consumer healthcare, medical technology, diagnostics and beauty products. www.medicityuk.com
Milton Park is the largest business park in Europe under single ownership. Lying within an Enterprise Zone and attracting a number of benefits including Business Rates relief, Milton Park is owned and managed by OBN Sponsors MEPC. It is the largest bioscience sub-cluster in Oxfordshire comprising over 50 life sciences companies based in a half million square feet of laboratory space.