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Three UK moves headquarters to Green Park, based in Reading

Mobile network operator Three UK has announced its move to a 117,000 sq. ft headquarters building in Green Park, which will combine both of its Thames Valley offices into one central office, based in Reading. The move aims to embed a more hybrid approach to working...

INEOS donates £100 million to new Oxford University Institute

INEOS, the UK’s largest private company, has donated £100m to create a new Oxford University Institute for Antimicrobial Resistance. The new institute is set to combat the growing global issue of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The resistance is known as a ‘silent pandemic’, currently causing an estimated...

Oxfordshire based Swedish Space Corporation invest in joint UK/Swedish start-up

Swedish Space Corporation (SSC), based at Harwell Campus, has invested in GlobalTrust, a data analytics company, which supports public policy and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategies. GlobalTrust, began its UK operation at the end of 2020, taking office space at the Harwell Campus, Oxfordshire – further...

Oxford AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine launched

The Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine for Covid-19 has started being rolled out across the UK. The collaboration follows a partnership agreement between Oxford University and AstraZeneca who worked at an accelerated rate to protect against Covid-19. Paul Britton, CEO of Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce, said: “The rollout of...

New satellite propulsion test facility announced for 2021

A new national rocket test facility, based in Aylesbury Vale Enterprise Zone, part of the Thames Valley, will allow UK companies and academics to test state-of-the-art space propulsion engines at up to 1.5kN in high-altitude vacuum, an equivalent test altitude of 140,000ft. The new cutting-edge facility...

Shinfield Studios deal brings Hollywood to Reading

The University of Reading has entered into an agreement with affiliates of Commonwealth Real Estate LP, a film studios investor based in Los Angeles, for a long lease of land at the University’s Thames Valley Science Park campus, Berkshire, which will see the development of a major...