Bicester Innovation Centre

Commerce House

Telford Road
OX26 4LD


Bicester Innovation Centre is an ideal business space solution for start-up and growing companies, based in the heart of the Cherwell District.

Bicester Innovation Centre provides ideal office, virtual office and meeting room facilities for a diverse selection of start-up and growing companies, offering flexibility, professional premises, and a range of other services designed to support companies during the vital early years of operation. All of this is designed to allow customers to focus on the growth and day-to-day running of their business. 

Supportive office environment 

Bicester Innovation Centre provides a nurturing base to work from, allowing businesses to grow within a lively environment where they will have access to the skills, knowledge and experience of similar individuals and companies. 

The Centre has space for up to 36 companies in just over 9,000 sq ft of office space, with offices ranging from 92 sq ft to 800 sq ft. The offices are ideal for companies with 1-15 employees where they can benefit from a flexible, professional, supported and equipped office environment. 

Companies at Bicester Innovation Centre can benefit from the following: 

• On-site staff services and facilities management 

• Licence agreement with as little as one month’s notice period 

• Easy to predict, clear and transparent monthly charges 

• Ability to upscale and downsize quickly 

• On-site conference and meeting facilities available to hire at a daily and hourly rate 

• Access to superfast internet and telephony connections 

• 24/7 office access and security for peace of mind 

• Free on-site parking 

Licence fee charges for the office space include all the following: 

• Service charges 

• Business rates 

• Heating, water and electricity 

• Site management 

• Reception services 

• Buildings insurance and maintenance virtual office 

Bicester Innovation Centre provides three virtual office packages – Virtual Office Mailbox, Phone Line, and Combined – all of which allow businesses to access many facilities at the Centre without incurring the cost of taking full-time office space. Virtual offices provide businesses with a professional image and are an ideal solution for start-ups, those on the road or working from home. Businesses can also have access to the same events and workshops as full-time occupants. 

Meeting and conference facilities 

There is a range of superb conference and meeting rooms available to hire by the hour or the day by internal or external companies. Whether space is needed for a conference, product launch, board meeting or interview, there is a room to meet the requirements. All meeting rooms are inclusive of parking, fast wireless internet, an on-site support team, and presentation equipment such as flip charts and projectors. 

Business Support 

As part of the supportive environment within Bicester Innovation Centre, networking amongst customers is encouraged. Regular business networking events are held at the Centre, as well as a range of training and learning events on relevant business topics in conjunction with partners. 

Oxford innovation 

The Centre is managed by Oxford Innovation, the UK’s leading Business and Innovation Centre operator. Part of the SQW Group, Oxford Innovation provide flexible office, laboratory, workshop and studio space to over 900 start-up and growing companies throughout a UK-wide network of Business and Innovation Centres. For a full listing of Oxford Innovation’s Centres, please visit the website at Oxford Innovation also runs a range of business support programmes and three highly successful investment networks that link investors with entrepreneurs. 

How to find us 

The Centre has an accessible location, served by Junctions 9 and 10 of the M40, equidistant between London and Birmingham. Good bus links operate in Bicester, as well as good train links, with the Centre in walking distance from Bicester North station.  



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