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076 England | Full Member UKSPA Directory 2017 Colworth Park is set in 91 acres of rolling parkland in the “Oxford to Cambridge arc” Colworth Park L ocati on Sharnbrook Bedfordshire MK44 1LQ C ontact detai l s Keith Purdie Business Development Director T: 01234 867126 E: Colworth Park is a leading enterprise hub and established location for scientific excellence in food, health, and sustainability. The park has long been associated with scientific discovery and innovation and it’s a reputation that is set to grow further as the site develops. Colworth Park’s world-class facilities paired with its dynamic campus culture makes it an attractive place to innovate and do business. With state- of-the-art laboratories and research facilities to premier office space, Colworth Park presents a first-class location for the UK’s leading science and technology businesses to thrive, create and collaborate. Heritage and Vision Colworth Park has been a leading R&D location for more than 60 years and is unrivalled in the success of commercialising that research into global brands and innovative products. With the original 18th century Grade II* Listed Colworth House at its heart, Colworth Park is set in 91 acres of rolling parkland. Its rich history, high-spec facilities, and diverse tenant community have seen it become one of the UK’s most celebrated hubs for science and R&D. As well as being responsible for breakthrough technologies, Colworth built its reputation for being at the forefront of Unilever’s research, supporting the company’s expanding interests in new businesses. Today, Colworth Park is home to a host of enterprises, from start-ups to global corporations, focusing on food, health, medical devices, antibodies, sustainability, life sciences, green energy, and planning. The park provides a highly supportive campus culture where networking and collaboration between organisations is the norm. Tenants based at the park enjoy working within a community of scientific excellence, which drives open innovation and entrepreneurship. Location Located in north Bedfordshire, Colworth Park benefits from excellent transport links, both national and international. Situated on the “Oxford to Cambridge arc”, the park has good access to leading universities and internationally renowned science, research, and high technology industries. • 9 miles from Bedford, 16 miles from the A14 • 37 minutes from London St Pancras