Island Technology Park, Isle of Wight
The opportunity / type:
Island Technology Park in Whippingham is a key employment site situated on the Isle of Wight and provides the opportunity to create a high quality business environment. The park provides flexible employment space and can accommodate a mixture of business and general industrial uses either as a single building or several smaller units. The site is fully serviced and has recently been chosen as the home for Isle of Wight College’s new Centre of Excellence for Composites, Advanced Manufacturing and Marine Technology. This is a £12m development, providing a new training facility for local employers including global engineers GKN Aerospace and MHI Vestas Offshore Wind. Plot B is currently under offer but the remaining Plot A is suitable for sub-division and can accommodate buildings of up to 8,000m² in size.
The site is situated less than one mile to the south-east of East Cowes Town Centre and can be directly accessed from the A3021 Whippingham Road. Ferry services to Portsmouth via Wightlink Ferry Services at Fishbourne and Ryde are also available and are located less than half a mile from the site.
Plot size and estimated floor space provision:
Plot size (ha) – 2.11
Plot size (acres) – 5.21
Floor space (sq. ft.) – 86,240
Floor space (sq. m) – 8,000
- The site is fully serviced, for normal employment uses, with a new highway entrance and internal access road.
- Gas, electricity, water and foul water drainage are available to plots.
Local authority: Isle of Wight Council
Development address: Whippingham Road, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO32 6SH