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Kent Science Park

Kent Science Park

Broadoak Road Sittingbourne,
ME9 8AG Kent United Kingdom
Tél : +44 (0) 1795 411 500

Contact CHAIN : Richard WHEELER

1. Introduction

Kent Science Park is situated in 22 hectares of mature parkland in the South East of England, the Kent Thames Gateway. There are currently more than 70 businesses ranging from start-ups to large corporations, with 1200 people employed on site. The Park is a dynamic community with regular business, networking and social events.
The Park is well located, with easy access to motorways, ferry ports, Eurotunnel and international airports. High speed trains run every 30 minutes from London St Pancras to Sittingbourne station and Eurostar runs from Ebbsfleet International, a 35 minute car journey away.

Kent Science Park is part of a group of 6 science parks throughout the UK managed by LaSalle Investment Management. Tenants benefit from links to other companies both on site and throughout the group.

2. Services

- LaunchPad Business Support: A dedicated business support team is available to help start-ups and established businesses, with introductions to an extensive range of commercial services on offer at preferential rates from local and regional professional organisations
- Links and introductions to local, regional and national universities, including internationally renowned research facilities.
- A wide range of affordable business accommodation, including over 46,450 sq ms of high specification offices, wet & dry labs and technology units
- LaunchPad Offices & Laboratories: High quality dedicated accommodation for start-ups, spin-outs and established SMEs wanting to locate to flexible space at competitive rates. Offices and labs are available in a variety of sizes from 14 sqms, with grow-on space quickly available across the Park.
- The site has its own unrivalled high speed / resilient broadband fibre network, point to point connectivity, data centres and disaster recovery suites.
- The Park is surrounded by a 3m high perimeter fence and has a 24/7 manned security gatehouse, swipe card entry and infra red cctv.
- Engagement in a variety of grant funded European projects, including France, Flanders and the Netherlands
- On-site facilities also include conference and meeting rooms, café and shop, swimming pool and an adjacent sports and leisure club.

3. Strategic Sectors

The key market sectors at Kent Science Park reflect a vibrant business community in the Kent Thames Gateway and the South East of England:
- Pharmaceuticals
- Biopharmaceuticals
- Information & Communication Technology
- Medical devices & products
- Food safety, toxicology and analysis
- Environmental remediation
- Bio-Fuels
- Health

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