Nottingham Science Park

Location:
Nottingham
Client:
Blueprint
Status:
Complete

With Blueprint Studio Egret West  have created a socially responsible science park focused on research, development and embryonic business. An outward looking place that embraces and feeds its surroundings. 

The science park delivers a water meadow and giant lily pad boardwalk opening a natural link from university boating lake to the ecology of Dunkirk Pond. Science parks can be fun!

Two of five parcels have been delivered. No.1 Nottingham Science Park has so far attracted 4 Energy (a low energy cooling systems company) and LED (a specialist in low energy liqwidgetID crystal lighting) and Changan (the biggest automotive manufacturer in China) who will be prototyping advanced transmission systems for hybrid and electric vehicles. The second plot is occupied by the Highfields Automotive Centre. 

The project has won numerous awards for design excellence including the UK Science Park Association Award for innovative design in environmental sustainability in 2009.