Development Opportunities

Norwich Research Park


Set in over 230 hectares of parkland, Norwich Research Park is a thriving business and research community located on the edge of Norwich.

One of the largest single-site concentrations of research in food, health, agritech, biotech and med tech in Europe, around 12,000 people and more than 50 businesses are already working on the site.

The Norwich Research Park is located in the heart of Norwich, 57 miles from Cambridge and circa 115 miles from London.

The Park has an exceptional range of offices and research facilities including laboratories, bio-imaging/repository, chemical and environmental analysis, clinical test trails facilities and genomics services. Four world renowned research institutes, the University of East Anglia, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and the award winning Centrum building (an innovation hub for knowledge exchange and networking).

Key developments in train include an £82m Quadram Institute, which will provide Europe’s largest gastrointestinal endoscopy facility and a new clinical food and health research facility and Leaf Systems®- which will produce high value products from plants including therapeutic drugs and vaccines.


The park includes 25 hectares of Enterprise Zone which benefits from outline planning consent for accommodation for B1(b), C2 & D1 (research and development, laboratories, high-tech and health care uses) together with ancillary and complementary uses which could include hotel, conference and leisure facilities, childcare nursery, cafes/restaurants and supporting business space.

Design and build opportunities are available within the Parks outline planning permission.

Occupiers can take advantage of Enterprise Zone status, which includes business rates discounts of up to £275,000 over a five year period and fully resilient superfast broadband.

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