Haverhill Research Park

Key Contacts

Pete White


West Suffolk Council


Eight hectares of land with existing permission for a research park.



Project Stage

Allocated as a general employment land


Haverhill is a fast-growing market town which is already home to a thriving business community, with particular strengths around life sciences and manufacturing. Internationally renowned companies in the area including leading biotech and pharmaceutical firms such as Sanofi, Sigma Aldrich and Accord Healthcare.

Other big names in the area include International Fragrances and Flavours (IFF), Wisdom Toothbrushes, AXA Insurance, Herbert, Marchant Manufacturing and Figleaves.

Major routes such as the A11 and M11 can be accessed via the A1307, and Cambridge and its world-leading cluster of high-tech and life science businesses is just a few miles away. A new £145m public transport link between Haverhill and Cambridge is also being
planned to offer even greater connectivity.


Planning permission for a research park has already been granted for this eight hectare site, which offers the potential for 41,806 sq m (450,000 sq ft) of B1 R&D/office accommodation over four plots and benefits from Enterprise Zone status as a key site with the Cambridge Compass Enterprise Zone. Utilities are already available to the site.