Basing View Business Park and Enterprise Zone, Basingstoke
Basing View is one of the best connected and most affordable business destinations in the South East and provides a wide range of business space options for companies of all sizes, from SMEs to international corporates. Located in the town centre and a short walk from both the railway and bus stations and main shopping centres, Basing View delivers an unbeatable combination of convenience and great working environment.
With a programme of continual renewal and improvement, Basing View is attracting new companies of all sizes, from start-ups to corporate headquarters. As the landowner, the council committed to £2.3 million of investment for public realm infrastructure and appointed award-winning company Muse Developments as its development partner.
Around 180 businesses are based at Basing View, employing approximately 4,500 people, and there is the potential to double the jobs available at the park over the next 15 years. Occupiers include Network Rail (new regional training centre); John Lewis at Home and Waitrose; ENI; the AA; Sun Life of Canada; Unum; BNP Paribas; WSP; Wates; Handelsbanken, Knight Frank and Penningtons Manches.
Road and rail links mean that Basingstoke provides fantastic connectivity being just 45 minutes away from London Waterloo and Heathrow, 15 minutes from Reading, and under an hour from Gatwick. Southampton city centre and its airport are just 30 minutes away and regular direct services run to Manchester. Basing
Approximately half of Basing View falls within a multi-site Enterprise Zone called ‘EZ³ – The London and South Innovation Valley’ which will have a combined government backed investment of £229m across three sites totalling 40 hectares.
The status means eligible businesses, either locating to or expanding in the zone, can obtain business rate relief of up to £275,000 within their first 5 years of occupation. Over a 25 year period EZ³ will become one of the most connected enterprise zones to the UK’s key transport and commercial hubs, with a strong digital technology focus.
Offering 40,000 sq ft of grade A space located moments from the town centre’s retail and leisure facilities and the rail station providing fast links to central London and other regional cities. Benchmark represents the ideal business location for today’s dynamic and ambitious occupiers.
Neon offers the perfect solution for businesses seeking energy efficient, high quality and flexible office space in Basingstoke. The 45,000 sq ft Grade A office building will be located at the gateway to Basing View, with its excellent transport connections and thriving business community.
The Glasshouse, proposed by Fishron Properties Ltd, a joint venture between T A Fisher and Lamron Estates, is a spectacular new headquarters development at the gateway to the lower tier of Basing View.
A Landmark town centre office building providing a modern, adaptable, and safe working environment. Fitted or open plan suites to let from 4,449 to 31,789 sq ft on flexible sublease terms.
Belvedere House in Basingstoke offers a variety of workspace, including offices, coworking space and meeting rooms. The business centre has an impressive roof garden as well as a manned reception and cafeteria/bistro.
Local authority: Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council
Development address: Western Corridor, Basingstoke, RG21 4HG