Designed to be large ‘mid tech’ units with 10m clear internal height for flexible fit out and upper floor installation. Adaptation possible ahead of detailed design and planning.

Tech Edge is a series of flexible design-led industrial Big Box accommodation on the Harwell Campus

The scheme is located on Curie Avenue, and within close proximity to a wealth of National Science Facilities

Total GIA is c.15,329m2 (165,000 sq.ft) qacross Buildings 1 and 2. Building 2 is sub-dividable to suit different occupancies.

Flexible sizes from 325 –3,716m2 (3,500 – 40,000 sq.ft)

The design creates dramatic interior spaces and has Floor to ceiling heights approaching 10m

Generous amount of car parking and a dedicated service yard

Tech Edge specifications

sq m
sq ft
  • 15,329

    available space

  • Lab, R&D, Manufacturing

    Accommodation

  • Flexible sizes

    from 3,50040,000

  • Q3 2023 onwards

    Completion date

Tech Edge 1 floor plan

· 2 x 1,747m2 (18,000 sq.ft) units

· Footprint measures approximately 65m long x 56m deep x 10m

· Shared 40m service yard

· Simple palette of zinc and timber cladding provides a sensitive backdrop to the landscaping and creates a striking appearance

· Solar shading to first floor windows and creates visual interest

Tech Edge 2 floor plan

· Flexible accommodation from 325-3,576m2 (3,500 – 38,500 sq.ft)

· Single or multiple occupancy

· Footprint measures approximately 85m long x 45m deep x 10m

· The external wall treatment consists of, a smooth and textured finish, with contrasting natural timber cladding at high level

· Projecting entrance canopy with a green roof

Life at Harwell

Companies thrive when their people do. Harwell is designed to bring out the best in your teams, whether you’re a two-person start-up or a FTSE-listed multinational. Our campus combines beautiful countryside with city-level facilities, including on-site food and drink and numerous sports clubs, covering rugby to archery. The facilities are set to expand too, with cutting-edge conference spaces, a new hotel, and contemporary homes in our residential quarter all due to open soon.

Location

Harwell is located in beautiful countryside just south of Oxford, one of the fastest growing cities in the UK.

Oxford city centre is just over 20 minutes, drive away, Heathrow is 55 minutes by road, and nearby Didcot Parkway station connects you to London Paddington in just 42 minutes. The launch of Crossrail and the upgrade to the Didcot Parkway Line mean it will soon be possible to reach central London Underground stations in under one hour.

There is a shuttlebus service through the day to Didcot Parkway and Oxford.

Innovation

At Harwell, your neighbours are some of the most innovative science and engineering organisations in the world. Our collaborative approach supports companies of all sizes, and companies here have access to a wide range of practical business support and funding, from grants and tax breaks to venture capital opportunities. What’s more, being at the centre of the Oxfordshire innovation ecosystem allows you to easily attract and recruit talented candidates from a wide range of fields.

Network & collaboration

Harwell is your gateway to a lively, 6,000-strong community – as well as a unique opportunity for holding talks with leading thinkers, scientists and senior politicians from across the globe. Make new connections at Connect Harwell, our central forum which links up over 200+ companies at inspiring events. And collaborate in our range of meeting room and conference spaces. The campus also organises free Special Interest Groups and Forums, C-Suite symposiums, and hosts university placements and apprenticeships for students in Science, Engineering, IT and Business.

Our clusters

One of Harwell’s greatest strengths is the way it brings people together. And basing yourself or your organisation here gives you easy access to the UK’s most unique professional clusters: Space, Quantum, Health Tech and Energy Tech. Each cluster gathers businesses, organisations and people from across the campus and the UK to share ideas, take risks and attract funding – and ultimately, solve the biggest problems facing our planet.

A healthy place to work

Where wellbeing comes first

Wildflower areas. Fresh air. Leafy walkways and views out to the rolling Oxfordshire countryside. Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Harwell is as beautiful a place for your employees to work as it is inspiring – giving easy access to green space, nature, and various walking and bike trails. A real pleasure to stroll around, the campus also runs a Bicycle Loan Scheme for staff to hire manual and electric bikes.

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