One of two new plazas planned for The Magdalen Centre. Pic: Oxford Science Park

Oxford Science Park gets go ahead for buildings and plazas with link to new rail station

 1 min | By Karen David
 |  | Dec 6th 2019

Oxford Science Park’s 15,600 sq m extension to The Magdalen Building is on track, as planning approval is granted by Oxford City Council. The development features two buildings housing office and laboratory space, and incorporates two public plazas giving access to a new railway station on the Park as part of the planned Cowley Branch Line.

Construction is due to start next autumn and the first building should be ready for occupation by early 2022.

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Piers Scrimshaw-Wright, chief executive of The Oxford Science Park, said, “Our plans are a catalyst for the re-opening of the Cowley Branch line, which is an important infrastructure initiative that will reinforce our convenient connectivity with the City Centre.”

Design for the Magdalen Centre extension. Pic: Oxford Science Park

The Bellhouse Building, a new space for SMEs, is also under construction and will be ready by the middle of next year.


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Karen David

Karen has a long career in writing and communications in technology, finance and creative sectors in Oxfordshire, the UK and internationally.

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