UKSPA Directory 2017 2017-18 - Page 265

UKSPA Directory 2017 England | Full Member 265 The ICT The active Forum assessment is open to scheme the awarded public and Wilton is a Centre space Ready to to meet, Occupy eat, Leading collaborate Edge status and – the network highest level multinationals. Collectively, they have helped to establish a significant research, technology, and engineering community. L abor atory Accommodation Wilton Centre provides over 90 well- equipped laboratories, of varying sizes, with a total area of 86,000 sq ft which can be adapted to meet specific requirements. They are fully serviced and ready for immediate occupation. Experienced staff, with an in-depth knowledge of laboratory operations and procedures, are able to assist in the design, build, and operation of labs, and skilled technicians maintain laboratory services and equipment. Pilot Pl ant & Scale-up Facilities Pilot plants, experimental rigs, machine testing, and light industrial activity can be accommodated. The specialised and industrial buildings in the Technical Development Area (TDA) provide ideal space and conditions to meet most requirements. Access to professional safety advice, chemical analysis, project design, and construction is also available. Unique Incubator Facilit y The Wilton Centre Innovation Accelerator (IA) is a 10,000 sq ft facility which incorporates ten specialist lab/pilot plant units, plus two fully-equipped communal labs and meeting rooms, and provides office space for SMEs working on new business opportunities. The first of its kind in the UK, IA has provided new and existing businesses “Wilton Centre prides itself on the in the science, level of ICT support it offers, and it technology, engineering, and life was described as a flagship for the sciences sectors with region in an independent survey” the ideal base from which to successfully develop their ideas and products since its completion in 2010. Office Accommodation There is over 250,000 sq ft of quality open-plan and modular serviced office space within Wilton Centre. The office accommodation – adjacent to the R&D facilities as well as in exclusively commercial areas – has the flexibility to satisfy most requirements, ranging from occupation of a single desk or a single office to a full floor, scale-up or dedicated building. Accommodation units range in size from 100 sq ft to 30,000 sq ft with a choice of short and long-term licence and lease agreements available at competitive terms with immediate occupancy. Services and Support • Professional management team • 24-hour secure access, CCTV • Leading-edge ICT Support, up to 1Gbps broadband, and VoIP telephone service • 1,600 free, secure parking spaces • Conference facilities including 125-seat lecture theatre and 20 meeting rooms • Inclusive service charge • Free 10Mbps WiFi • Lakeside restaurant, café and shop. ■ Tr a n s p o r t l i n k s Central Middlesbrough 10 mins Within easy reach of A1(M) Buses to Middlesbrough and Redcar N e a r by Middlesbrough Cleveland Hills North Yorkshire