Reasons to Relocate to Exeter Science Park

September 21, 2023


If you’re thinking of relocating to Exeter Science Park, then you are at the right place. Here are our top 10 reasons why you should relocate to Exeter Science Park.

1. Relocate to Flexible Office and Laboratory Space

If you’re looking to relocate, we can be flexible to suit the needs of your business. From bespoke workspace and fit-outs, to flexible lease lengths and office sizes. Our spaces range from 330 to 8,500 sq ft.

We offer a range of flexible premises solutions, from coworking spaces, to offices and laboratories.

In addition, we offer a ‘Build to Suit’ option which enables us to create bespoke space up to 100,000 sq ft. Subject to finance and funding.

2. Excellent Transport Links

Relocating to Exeter Science Park is made easy whether travelling by road, rail or air. We are located strategically at the intersection of the South West’s major north-south (M5 and A38/A380) and east-west (A30) roads. As well as being within three miles of Exeter International Airport and within five miles of Exeter St David’s mainline railway station.

Travel links into Exeter are excellent due to the train station at Pinhoe being only a short distance away. As well as buses every 10 minutes to and from the city and designated cycle routes.

3. Free Car Parking

We have an onsite car park which is free to park in. As well as a Park and Change car park nearby, visitor parking and electric vehicle charging points on site.

4. Business Community

Relocate to Exeter Science Park and join our growing STEMM community of both large and small, UK and foreign owned companies who are the amongst the region’s top innovators. We have companies across sectors including; digital and AI, health and life sciences, defence and security, environment and net zero.

We hold regular open innovation events for our community such as our weekly coffee mornings and quarterly ‘Meet the Business’ events. These events bring companies on the park together and gives them the opportunity to present about their business, share good news stories and network.

5. Relocate to High quality, EPC A+ laboratory and office space

Our office and laboratory spaces are built at a high quality with two of our most recent building being built to net zero carbon standards with an EPC rating of A+.

When you relocate to space in our net zero buildings it allows your company to showcase its commitment to sustainability. In addition you may attract environmentally conscious clients and partners, enabling you to procure and secure valuable contracts and grant funding.

6. Meeting Space

The high-spec, modern conference suites and meeting rooms in the Science Park Centre are available to book with a discounted rate as a tenant. The rooms can be configured into various different layouts for up to 50-60 delegates therefore providing you with the flexibility to run your events onsite.

Our meeting spaces have the following benefits:
  • Natural daylight and ventilation
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wireless streaming
  • State of the art AV equipment
  • Onsite catering

7. Onsite Café

Our onsite café is open Monday to Friday, 8am till 4pm with a range of different food options. You have the option to eat in or takeaway as well as using our indoor or outdoor seating areas, dependant on the weather! In addition, you also get a discount for being a company on the park.

8. Innovation and Acceleration Support through SETSquared Exeter

Businesses who relocate to Exeter Science Park can benefit from innovation support from SETsquared Exeter, who provide business acceleration services at all stages of development. Businesses can access experts in residence, business mentors, networks and a range of events, workshops and seminars. Many of these are developed and delivered in partnership with the Science Park team.

9. STEMM Focused Gateway Policy

Our aim is to grow a network of like-minded STEMM businesses with innovative ideas, a willingness to collaborate and a drive to succeed. We offer opportunities for mentoring, networking and ideas sharing and we focus on nurturing and building relationships, enabling our companies to grow and succeed.

To maintain a focus on STEMM, companies that relocate to Exeter Science Park must be science related and demonstrate one of the following:

  • research and development of products or services
  • active collaborations with universities, higher education, institutes, research or similar organisations
  • or that they are a technology-based service.

10. Connectivity, Access, and Services

We have recently upgraded our bandwidth and now provide resilient high speed 5Gb internet to the park therefore ensuring your workday runs smoothly.

When you relocate to Exeter Science Park you also have access to the following:

  • 24/7 secure access to your space
  • Use of a multi-function community printer
  • Use of the community kitchenettes
  • Postal collections and returns.
  • Showers in all buildings
  • Electric vehicle chargers
  • Bike shelters
  • 142 bed, upper mid-scale hotel from 2024/25
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