Kent Science Park is a national centre of excellence and a developing cluster for R&D, life sciences, environmental technology, food security, high-tech engineering, ICT, and knowledge-based service industries. The Park was recently awarded Best Life Science Research Facility in South East England. Set in 65 acres of beautifully manicured grounds, Kent Science Park is one of the largest in the South East, boasting high specification laboratories and business accommodation in 47 buildings. There is a wide choice of accommodation suitable for start-up or micro businesses and established, growing organisations. Kent Science Park specialises in developing space and is keen to invest in tenants’ building needs.
About the Park
The Park has laboratories and units ranging from 180 sq ft in multi-let buildings, up to single-use detached accommodation from 3,000 to 40,000 sq ft. Serviced offices have also been a popular addition to the site. Bespoke buildings up to 100,000 sq ft can also be designed and built on land available for development. A choice of lease terms and agreements are available to suit the different stages of development of a prospective tenant.
Peace of mind and the safety and wellbeing of employees are assured by the high level of security Kent Science Park offers on-site.
Facilities and Services
Kent Science Park offers an impressive range of facilities and services to its tenants, including mature parkland campus, manicured gardens and EcoVillage Bistro and Shop. EcoVillage also provides corporate catering for events and meetings.
Lecture theatre and multiple meeting rooms are available to hire on-site. KSP has its own fibre network, enabling onwards connectivity to virtually any city in the world. Tenants also benefit from state-of-the-art data centres and disaster recovery suite.
Adjacent to Kent Science Park is the Woodstock Sports and Leisure Club, set in 15 acres of grounds. Facilities include football pitches, Tonics Fitness Centre, tennis, squash, physiotherapy centre, two bars, and an events room. Employees enjoy free use of KSP’s swimming pool.
The Kent Science Park management team provides a rapid response to tenant needs. With a wide range of expert partners, tenants can access all the professional help and support they need to grow their business. Containing both geographical and network-wide clusters in some of the UK’s highest- growth industries, KSP can provide unrivalled support for their tenants in business, national contacts and University links.
KSP is now under new ownership, with a landlord ready and able to develop the site to tenants’ needs and managed by property specialists MJ Mapp. Founded in 1998, MJ Mapp is a market leader in the property management sector and employs nearly 225 people to manage around £7.25 billion of commercial property. Now under construction, the latest development at KSP includes a new Hub building, which will house a significantly expanded cafeteria and a number of high quality meeting rooms. KSP is now in a programme of refurbishment and expansion to meet the needs of current and future tenants. If you have a requirement, we can help.
Kent Science Park is located in the Thames Gateway – one of the most exciting locations in the UK and a region where there has been huge investment to provide the connectivity needed to support business growth. Operating costs, including both property and workforce, are up to 60% cheaper than in Central or West London and many other metropolitan centres in Kent and around the UK.
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