Project name: Westcott Space Cluster
Square footage: 2,500 sq ft
Project completion date: July 2018
Building specifications: Fully air conditioned offices and meeting rooms.
The Centre, run by the Satellite Applications Catapult, offers specialised business and technical support for up to 20 early-stage businesses working in the areas of rocket propulsion, 5G communications and autonomous systems.
This Centre is supported by the European Regional Development Fund, Rockspring Hanover Property Unit Trust, Buckinghamshire Thames Valley Local Enterprise Partnership (BTVLEP) and the Satellite Applications Catapult.
This forms part of the Westcott Space Cluster and is the result of a £30m investment at the site by government and industry. The Westcott Space Cluster is particularly significant as it highlights how Westcott has come full circle in its importance as a research facility and developer of rocket propulsion.
A new gold standard national rocket test facility which allows UK companies and academics to fire up and test state-of-the-art space propulsion engines.
Two phases of industrial speculative development scheme at Westcott.