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Discovery Park Enterprise Zone

One of just 24 Enterprise Zones across the UK, Discovery Park offers significant incentives for new and expanding businesses

Financial benefits

  • Up to 100% Business Rates relief worth up to £275,000 over 5 years.
  • Enhanced Capital Allowances for investment in plant and machinery.
  • Deadline for locating to Discovery Park extended by 3 years to March 2018 to take advantage of these incentives.
  • Potentially no business rates to pay until 2023!
  • Lease payment holidays, low-rent incubator units and development funding.

Co-location with customers

  • A global hub for companies in the biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, healthcare and energy sectors.
  • Supported by a wide range of business and professional services, from accountants to lawyers, marketing and design companies.

Planning friendly

  • Simplified planning regime for conversion of existing buildings, development of new buildings, and changes of use.

Business-ready infrastructure

  • Superfast broadband
  • Excellent transport connections
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