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114 England | Associate Member UKSPA Directory 2017 Haverhill Research Park provides an environment where businesses can thrive Haverhill Research Park L ocati on Three Counties Way Haverhill Suffolk CB9 7FB C ontact detai l s Ben Oughton T: 01344 885260 E: Philip Woolner, Cheffins T: 01223 213166 E: Will Mooney, Carter Jonas T: 01223 368771 E: Appealing to a wide range of technology companies and the organisations and firms that support them, Haverhill Research Park is just 20 minutes from the Cambridge Biomedical Campus and less than 15 minutes from Babraham Research Campus at off-peak times. Master planned to create a low-density, high-quality landscaped and sustainable environment where people and businesses can interact and thrive, Haverhill Research Park provides up to 450,000 sq ft of office/ laboratory/ technology and supporting accommodation for a wide spectrum of companies from start-ups to global players. With all infrastructure now in place, companies can benefit from a “fast– track” approach to development. Haverhill Research Park has been awarded Enterprise Zone status, and as such occupiers will receive relief in respect of the Business Rates payable of up to £55,000 per annum for the first five years. Tran spor t l i nks London Stansted airport 28 miles Stagecoach Gold business bus 35 mins to Cambridge INTER ACT AND THRIVE Alongside the Research Park, this sustainable, mixed use development includes the Arboretum, a Taylor Wimpey residential area of 150 new homes adjacent to the site, creating an integrated residential and business community. The Flying Shuttle, a Marston’s family pub/ restaurant, has been built at the park entrance, providing an option for business lunches through to more relaxed occasions. Colourbox, a Montessori nursery ranked “Outstanding” by Ofsted, provides day care for children from 0 to 4 years old. A Sainsbury’s store and the residential areas of Hanchett End are within walking distance, and two academy secondary schools are located in Haverhill, Suffolk’s fastest growing town, with the town centre being only a five minute drive. Haverhill offers a thriving business community with a core of high value companies engaged in research and development and a valuable skills base. The Haverhill Research Park Team is fully engaged and committed to working with the full range of local, regional and national economic development, business support, higher and further education and technology sector interest groups who will together help deliver the Haverhill Research Park vision. Enquiries are invited from organisations seeking prestigious high-quality office, technology, R&D, or production accommodation in excess of 10,000 sq ft. For details visit ■ Ne a r by Str a te g i c n e tw o r k The Epicentre, a 30,000 sq ft Innovation Centre, will be the first landmark building for the park. Arranged over four storeys, it will comprise high specification offices and dry R&D accommodation in a range of sizes, from 170 sq ft to 7,000 sq ft, together with conference and