Harwell Campus is a science and technology hub and home to approximately 240 organisations employing over 5500 people. It’s also known as the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus and the Harwell Science Park. The campus is 12 miles south of Oxford on the A34, between M40 and M4, close to the towns of Didcot, Harwell, Chilton and Oxfordshire. It is part of Science Vale.
The East-West rail link, sometimes known as the Varsity Line, between Oxford and Cambridge is a major UK railway infrastructure project with delivery set for 2030. Bidwells looks at the timeline for completion of this key development.
A listed building is a UK building that is recognised by the Secretary of State (for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) as being of national importance due to its historic significance or architectural merit. The building is placed (or listed) on an official register known as the List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest.
Biosciences and biotechnology are booming in the United Kingdom, with the country set to become the third-largest biotech hub in the world. Many entrepreneurs in the life sciences sector are taking advantage of these prime conditions by founding start-up biotech companies.
A period property is a property that was built during a specific time period, characterised by a distinctive architectural style. There is no binding definition as to which time period a property should come from to fit this classification, but it usually refers to an era before World War I. Victorian, Georgian and Edwardian properties are often referred to as period properties as well.
Heritage architecture is a term that refers to buildings or structures of historical or cultural importance, which are a vital part of the country’s heritage and require conservation. This architecture comprises a large portion of the UK’s heritage sector.
Curtilage is an important legal concept when it comes to property and land. It refers to an area of land attached to a house, which forms one enclosure with that house – for example, a garden, a yard or an outbuilding.