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Planning permission for new ’employment building’ in Didcot

Byoxfordnewspaper

Sep 2, 2022

A NATIONAL property consultancy has secured planning permission on behalf of Harwell Science and Innovation Campus for the development of a new employment building.

Carter Jonas was granted permission to build on the science park in Harwell, Didcot, from the Vale of White Horse District Council.

The property consultancy has been involved in planning more widely across the Harwell campus and has secured planning consents on behalf of Harwell for a range of uses within the science and technology sector.

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Catherine Jones, associate partner in Carter Jonas in the Oxford office, said: “With its close proximity to Oxford, Harwell Campus is a fantastic location for companies specialising in energy, space, health and quantum computing, in addition to other sectors.

“It has remained an extremely popular destination for organisations to locate, despite the changing circumstances of the pandemic and its aftermath, and the demand for increased mixed-use and office space is testament to that.”

Stuart Grant, chief executive of Harwell Campus, added: “The importance of science and technology for the UK and its influence on the world cannot be underestimated.

“Zeta building forms part of our ambitious development pipeline at Harwell and will ensure we continue to create an ecosystem for innovative companies, delivering scientific breakthroughs, to grow at pace.”

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Harwell Campus is located within The Science Vale UK area, a location of international significance for innovation and science-based research and business.

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This story was written by Gee Harland. She joined the team in 2022 as a senior multimedia reporter.

Gee covers Wallingford, Wantage and Didcot.

Get in touch with her by emailing: Gee.harland@newsquest.co.uk

Follow her on Twitter @Geeharland

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