UKSPA Directory 2017 2017-18 - Page 177

UKSPA Directory 2017 England | Full Member A giant Lilypad Boardwalk traverses the Science Park and provides a pedestrian link to the Nottingham University campus, as well as a beautiful environment in which to stroll, refresh, and relax. The Lilypad Boardwalk is suspended over a wetland habitat that extends the ecology of the neighbouring nature reserve whilst also providing a sustainable urban drainage system. Visionary landscaping, camouflaged undercroft car parking, and acres of an impressive local nature reserve ensure that the outdoor space is devoted to people, pleasure, and biodiversity. 177 Progress to date P ha se 1 Providing good quality offices and workspace ranging from circa 300 to 12,000 sq ft. Facilities and Services • Managed by Nottingham City Council • Landscaped public realm parkland with Lilypad Boardwalk • Tennis centre with gym facilities • Nottingham University restaurants • A range of sandwich bars within walking distance • Out-of-hours security service • Nature reserve • Regular bus service along University Boulevard • University amenities and networks • Dedicated stop on NET Phase II tram line. P ha se 2 Providing Grade A office accommodation. Surrounding Are a The Park is convenient for a host of local amenities, from shops to sandwich bars, in addition to the many on-site and nearby University facilities, which include galleries, cafés and restaurants. Connections NSP sits two miles west of Nottingham City Centre and Nottingham railway station, half a mile from the Queen’s Medical Centre and the A52 ring road. This principal arterial route provides good access to Junction 25 of the M1 motorway situated 5.5 miles west, providing easy connections to local towns and cities such as Loughborough, Derby and Leicester. The Park benefits from excellent public transport links with Phase II of the NET Tram network providing easy access to the City Centre and outer areas with services every 7-10 minutes. Regular bus services also run along University Boulevard. ■ Trans por t l i nks Nottingham railway station 2 miles Close to A52 and M1 Excellent bus/tram links P ha se 3 The development of No. 2 Nottingham Science Park provides an exciting opportunity to further expand and broaden the Science Park offer. Ne a r by Str a te g i c n e tw o r k Derby, Leicester, Birmingham Boots Campus, Nottingham Bio City Nottingham Univ. Innovation Park Nottingham City Council UKSPA D2N2 LEP Board