A lively community of ambitious, knowledge-based companies close to Heathrow and London. Here you’ll find cutting-edge laboratories, flexible office space and both the expertise and opportunity for larger companies to develop bespoke office or R&D facilities. All set within a relaxed, campus-style environment.
What makes being here different? We take a close personal interest in your business in order to tailor the right space, terms and support services to flex around your evolving needs. Our close links with the University of Reading gives your business access to world-class talent and expertise in the heart of the Thames Valley — Europe's strongest knowledge economy with a digital cluster that ranks highest in employee productivity.
Our ambition is to create a science park with international appeal that builds on the established cluster of high-growth-potential companies already here. Our newly opened site offers cutting-edge laboratory and office space in a campus-style environment.
A supportive, flexible approach, specialist facilities and the dynamic mix of companies already here make this an exciting place for ambitious companies to grow.
The Gateway building on our new TVSP campus is a multi-occupancy facility offering 70,000 sq ft of quality lab and office space aimed at growth-orientated companies. Along with the Enterprise Centre – on the University Whiteknights campus, home to around 40 companies drawn by established brands such as Mondelez Global R&D and flexible office and incubation facilities – you'll find a diverse and vibrant community of companies and expansive services. As well as the exciting new Rutherford Cancer Centre, consent for a further lab and office facility has been granted. The sheer scale of Thames Valley Science Park, fuelled by our higher purpose, is providing supportive opportunities for growth plus the flexibility to design and deliver bespoke and specialist facilities.
Less than 30 minutes to Heathrow, and with fast road and rail connectivity to London, Thames Valley Science Park sits at the heart of Europe’s largest cluster of high-tech businesses. It is also one of the world's most vibrant knowledge economies with close proximity to internationally renowned centres of research excellence. This puts a highly productive and talented pool of people, who enjoy the lifestyle and beauty of the surrounding Thames Valley, on your doorstep.
The lively campus-style environment is designed for people to meet and collaborate. Interaction spaces, cafés, flexible conference and meeting spaces encourage this to happen. High-quality services such as robust high capacity internet and a professional customer-focused on-site management team, help to ensure your business operates smoothly. The attractive campus, country setting and opportunity to tap into University facilities make our science park an attractive place to work.
Already home to 80 dynamic, innovation-led companies The Science Park and our campuses are home to a range of technologies and business sectors. Spanning a vibrant community of start-ups in our Innovation Catalyst workspace through to global corporates in their own bespoke R&D facilities; all recognise the strengths and opportunities of being linked to a world-class University.
Thames Valley Science Park operates across two locations. Our Science & Technology Centre and Reading Enterprise Centre are on the Whiteknights campus in the heart of Reading and our recently opened Shinfield campus is two miles away, adjacent to the M4 just south of Reading.
For visitors, please refer to the How to Find Us section in the menu for directions to each of our campuses.
If you are looking for contemporary, multi-functional space to host events, look no further. Whether it's a small meeting or space to hold the annual conference, you'll discover a range of light and airy options at our new Gateway Building. If you are interested in booking, please download our brochure for more information.
Innovation catalyst is a new initiative created to support the next generation of Thames Valley entrepreneurial businesses and encourage new collaboration between entrepreneurs, academics with ideas and large companies seeking new solutions to innovation challenges.
TVSP is connected by a new bus service directly to Reading, the University and Reading station. Additional services run from the Station to Shinfield village, a short walk from the Park. Buses are equipped with air conditioning, Wi-Fi and charging facilities.