Nottingham Science park 2

Nottingham Science Park

The project has also boosted the local economy with 100% of contractual spend being within 40 miles of the site and 640 hours of our peoples’ time donated to support local causes.

Cllr David Mellen | Leader, Nottingham City Council

Completed
52
weeks to build
22,700
sq. ft office space
200
New local jobs

An award winning new research facility in the heart of Nottingham.

The Elizabeth Garrett Anderson building was created to act as a catalyst for science growth in the midlands.

Willmott Dixon was appointed by Nottingham City Council via SCAPE Construction and the team have successfully delivered this striking Grade A 22,700 sq. ft collaborative office space in Nottingham’s Science Park.

This eye catching facility will offer a home to growing firms that seek to expand their research and development capabilities, in close proximity to like-minded businesses.

The project includes a café, an 80-space car park and a conference space, allowing companies to host conferences and events whilst offering a central hub for networking across the site.

The construction of the new building was part funded by the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership and in 2021, it won the 'Sustainable Development of the Year' award at the East Midlands Property Awards.

From vision to reality

This project was accelerated via Scape Construction, one of the most widely adopted construction frameworks in the UK.

This approach enabled Early Contractor Involvement and a collaborative approach from the outset to ensure that that the vision for this project could be turned into a reality.

The project took just 52 weeks to build.

The new facility now offers an innovative hub that will stimulate commercial activity and local growth within Nottingham.

Creating jobs and opportunities

To deliver the project, Willmott Dixon worked together with Perfect Circle, a property, construction and infrastructure company, jointly owned by Pick Everard, Gleeds and AECOM. The team also included CPMG Architects, Curtins Consulting and DEP Health and Safety Ltd.

During construction, Willmott Dixon partnered with Think Big Academy to deliver a careers event, which attracted more than 100 young people and created over 20 work experience enquiries. Six local jobs were created during the project, as well as attracting seven apprentices and an array of work experience opportunities for students from Nottingham College.

As a Science City, we know scientific research and new innovations like fintech can create jobs, stimulate growth and keep talented graduates in the city and we are committed to this with our £2bn Southside regeneration programme.

David Mellen
Leader | Nottingham City Council

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PROJECT STATISTICS

Project value

£8m

Sector

Science and Technology

Completion

2020

New Jobs Created

200

Spend within 40 miles

100%

Charitable hours donated by site team

640

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Nottingham Science park 2

A striking and contemporary exterior

Nottingham Science park

The 22,700 sq.ft facility features 80 car parking spaces

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Collaborative, light and open spaces

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A catalyst for local growth

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