OxLEP business support: there for you

Did you know that OxLEP, Oxfordshire’s local enterprise partnership, is there for your business and you in many different ways?

Missed our virtual Mingle at Milton Park? Watch the recording for top tips about returning to the workplace

How do you ensure a safe and smooth return to office working and what are your legal obligations and rights? This was the topic for the first virtual Mingle at Milton yesterday where Milton Park’s estate team were joined by legal and health experts to offer advice and tips.

Announcing the e-bike giveaway winner

You may remember that we launched a competition to celebrate National Bike Week for the chance to nominate someone you felt deserved to receive a free ebike?

New defibrillator for nursery thanks to fundraising

Bright Horizons, Milton Park’s day nursery and preschool at 106 Park Drive, has a new HeartSine samaritan® defibrillator thanks to their busy fundraising efforts and generous donations, including one from a company on the Park, bringing the total raised to £900.

Have you signed-up to Mi-Link, your easy travelling to work planner?

Are you considering different options to get to and from work at Milton Park?

Join our virtual workplace choir!

We are so thrilled to share that our sister business park, Wellington Place in Leeds, has kindly offered to open up their virtual Friday workplace choir to everyone in Milton Park and also our other sister business park, Silverstone Park.

Travel survey: take part to win one of five £30 John Lewis vouchers

Our sustainable travel team is supporting researchers from the University of West of England (UWE) to look at how people based at Milton Park are accessing work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Have your say on proposed new homes at Didcot Gateway

Homes England, the government’s housing accelerator, is inviting feedback on their new proposal to create a high-quality residential-led development at Didcot Gateway, located opposite Didcot Parkway train station. The Didcot Gateway proposal includes up to 265 new homes and opportunities for new offices, a café and some retail space. The development will create a high-quality … Continued

Oxfordshire County Council consults on staying safe while walking and cycling

Oxfordshire County Council is currently consulting on measures to help people to stay safe while walking and cycling and is in line with the Department of Transport’s current active travel initiative to promote cycling and walking during the COVID-19 recovery phase.To provide your views on their proposals to facilitate walking and cycling, please visit the … Continued

Mingle at Milton Park – Returning to work virtual special: answering your questions

We received so much brilliant feedback from our community in our Return to Work survey with questions and concerns such as: “how will I be able to social distance”, “how will buildings be kept clean” and “what are my legal rights”?

Online ordering at Cafe Metro

Cafe Metro, based in the Park Centre (underneath the canopy), is running a summer promotion for its online ordering service. 

Free virtual boot camp sessions for all occupiers

If you’re missing your weekly boot camp sessions, Johnny Stokes who runs JWS Fitness & Wellbeing, is bringing them to you, virtually!

Back by popular demand – The Innovation Centre reopens meeting rooms

We are excited to announce that our meeting rooms at the Innovation Centre at 99 Park Drive are reopening on Thursday 16th July with COVID-19 measures in place.

Refurbishment completed at 25 Western Avenue and virtual tour launched

During lockdown, an exciting refurbishment project has been completed at 25 Western Avenue, conveniently located close to Milton Park’s main entrance with amenities close by. Offices and core areas have recently been refurbished to a high standard, while the building benefits from its own car parking and shower facilities.  The first floor west wing and … Continued

Would you like to improve your public speaking skills within the Park’s community?

Three years ago, Immunocore, based at 92 Park Drive, founded a Toastmasters club which is a global, non-profit educational organisation that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs in a supportive and positive environment.

Calling all tech companies: tech awards entries open

Have you entered the Thames Valley Tech Awards 2020 which this year will be an interactive virtual event and hosted by television presenter Vernon Kay?

SMEs: online business events and support from OxLEP this summer

Did you know that Oxfordshire’s Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP) provides business support as the Growth Hub for Oxfordshire?

Milton Park-based Oxford Immunotec offers workplace COVID-19 testing

Are you looking to put in place safeguarding measures for your staff? Do you know of staff or anyone who would like to be tested to find out if they have COVID-19, or have had it in the past?

Our new shared pedestrian and cycleway route phase 1 is now open

You may have noticed that the brand new footpath and cycleway route, running the entire north-south length at Milton Park, is now open!

MEPC welcomes ten new science and tech companies to Milton Park

Ten new science and technology companies have joined MEPC‘s Milton Park, one of the leading business communities in Europe, with five new leases agreed during lockdown and five agreed previously, totalling 45,448 sq ft (4,222 sq m).

Take part in Science Oxford’s Big Science Event at Home this summer!

Have you ever wondered which soap is the slippiest? Or how much air does it take to pop a banana? Or what’s the best material for Batman’s parachute?

Bright Horizons nursery reopening update

The Milton Park team has recently received a number of enquiries from parents and guardians of those children who attend Bright Horizon‘s nursery at Milton Park about when the nursery will reopen.

Would you like to learn a new language this summer?

With a reported surge in the number of people learning a new language during lockdown and many people’s summer travel plans sadly disrupted, could now be your time to brush up on, or learn, a new language virtually?

Return to Work survey – Milton Park’s community feedback and charity winner announced

A big thank you to everyone who took part in our ‘Return to Work’ at Milton Park survey which ran from the 13th May to 22nd May 2020.

Calling all Life Sciences companies, the OBN Awards 2020 are open for entries

Nominations and entries are now open for the OBN Awards 2020.