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UKSPA Directory 2017 England | Full Member 157 Offices The are Forum available is open for to immediate the public occupation, and is a space optionally to meet, in combinations eat, collaborate with and workshops network and garages Within a confidential working environment, these zones can offer easy and direct access to Millbrook’s test tracks, workshops and offices. Tenants benefit from individual branding opportunities in locations that are ideal for HQs and Technology Centres. The Millbrook Advantage Millbrook Group provides vehicle testing and validation services to customers in the automotive, transport, tyre, petro­chemical, defence and security industries. It is independent and impartial in everything it does. It has a range of test facilities for components and full vehicles. These include varied indoor and outdoor test tracks in the UK and Northern Finland, engine dynamometers, environmental chambers, crash labs, and advanced emissions chassis dynamometers. Millbrook’s employees are passionate about safety, customer service, and technical excellence, making them ideal partners at any stage in the development and launch of the vehicles of tomorrow. Millbrook Group is part of the Test and Measurement business segment of Spectris plc. Location • Lifestyle – Bedfordshire is located at the heart of the UK and is the centre point between London, Birmingham, Oxford, and Cambridge. It is one of the UK’s most desirable places to live, combining the very best of town and country with vast open spaces, woodlands, quiet lanes, peaceful rivers, and canals offering an excellent quality of life, yet within an hour of the UK’s two principal cities. • Connectivity – Bedfordshire’s road and rail connections make it the focal point of one of the most dynamic regions in Europe. Three mainline railways pass through the county, bringing London as close as 50 minutes away. Millbrook is served by five international airports: London Heathrow, London Stansted, Birmingham and East Midlands can be reached within 90 minutes and London Luton is just a 30 minute drive. • Expansion – Millbrook is at the heart of the South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP), a national growth area recognised by the government. Working with local authority and private sector partners, SEMLEP is primed to deliver the strategic infrastructure and skills projects key to economic growth, new jobs and new homes in the area. ■ “Office, workshop, and lab space is available, with access to Millbrook’s full range of impartial services” Tr a n s p o r t l i n k s Flitwick rail station 3.3 miles M1 J13, A421 Heathrow airport within 60 mins N e a r by Bedford London, Birmingham Oxford, Cambridge Str a te g i c n e tw o r k South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership