- Grade A open plan offices at first floor level with outstanding natural light and 2.8m ceiling height
- Photovoltaics to supplement energy use and air source heat pumps
- 8 metre minimum clear internal height to production areas
- FM2 floor tolerance in production area designed for uniform loads of 50 kn/m2
Catalyst Bicester is a new sustainable business community designed for technology industries, advanced manufacturing and high-performance engineering companies. The development includes a new David Lloyd health and fitness centre, parkland landscaping, all alongside the new Holiday Inn hotel.
Phase 1 is complete and fully let. Construction of Phase 2 will commence in early 2023 with buildings ready for occupation in Q4 2023.
About this property
Phase 2 of Catalyst will comprise five state of the art technology buildings for advanced manufacturing and knowledge-based occupiers. Buildings range from 17,660 sq ft to 29,615 sq ft.
The buildings will have a strong identity, featuring striking elevation features with free standing canopies leading to impressive double height foyers with galleried stairs.
Full height glazing will provide maximum levels of natural daylight to the offices which are designed to create a flexible and stimulating working environment. The design envisages the provision of further office or technical areas at ground floor.
The buildings will be highly sustainable with a BREEAM rating of Excellent, EPC rating A and are set in an extensive parkland setting.
Catalyst is located within the vibrant Oxford - Cambridge Arc, the UK's knowledge economy engine. Its central location within the corridor is why businesses are looking to expand or locate to the vibrant town of Bicester. It is situated off the A41, just 2 miles from J9 M40 and within 20 minutes drive of Oxford.
Bicester has excellent rail connections to London, Oxford, Reading and shortly a direct service to Cambridge will be complete.