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Topping out of the Ada Lovelace Building at Exeter Science Park

Topping out of the Ada Lovelace Building at Exeter Science Park

A topping-out ceremony at the Ada Lovelace Building has marked another significant milestone for Exeter Science Park, in the development of the South West’s leading centre for science, technology, engineering maths and medical (STEMM) businesses. The Ada Lovelace...

£20m investment in the Enterprise Zone

£20m investment in the Enterprise Zone

On the 30 September 2020, East Devon District Council agreed in principle to borrow up to an additional £12 million, adding to the £8million already agreed, to invest in the Exeter and East Devon Enterprise Zone. The investment will help to support economic recovery...

New Local Development Order for the Exeter & East Devon Enterprise Zone

New Local Development Order for the Exeter & East Devon Enterprise Zone

Green light for new district heating networks in East Devon East Devon District Council’s Planning Committee have voted unanimously to adopt a Local Development Order (LDO) for District Heating Networks in the west end of the district. The LDO grants planning...

Multi-million-pound funding awarded for new building at Exeter Science Park

Multi-million-pound funding awarded for new building at Exeter Science Park

Exeter Science Park has been awarded £5 million from the Government’s national ‘Getting Building’ fund to develop its ‘Grow-out Building’ for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in science, technology, engineering, maths and medical (STEMM) sectors. The Heart of...

District heating networks consultation

District heating networks consultation

A local development order (LDO) is being proposed for district heating networks in the area to the east of Exeter, in and around the Exeter and East Devon Enterprise Zone. The LDO is a way for East Devon District Council, as the Local Planning Authority, to put in...

East Devon full fibre ultrafast broadband rollout confirmed

East Devon full fibre ultrafast broadband rollout confirmed

Jurassic Fibre, a local full fibre ultrafast broadband provider, today announced its commercial launch following a successful test phase near Exeter, with speeds of up to 1Gbps being offered. Jurassic Fibre is now rolling out its services across East Devon. In the...

Work begins on new net zero carbon building at Exeter Science Park

Work begins on new net zero carbon building at Exeter Science Park

Work on the new Ada Lovelace Building at Exeter Science Park has started. The 20,000 square foot laboratory space and speculative office will aim to be net zero carbon for operational energy as a result of innovative design features, including 44kw solar roof-mounted...

Park and change site for clean growth in East Devon

Park and change site for clean growth in East Devon

On Wednesday 11 November, Devon County Council’s Cabinet approved the construction of a £2.2 million scheme near Exeter Science Park, located in the Exeter and East Devon Enterprise Zone. The site is designed to relieve traffic congestion on the A30 Honiton Road and...

Zone secures new simplified planning lead

Zone secures new simplified planning lead

East Devon District Council has appointed Frances Wadsley as Simplified Planning Project Manager for the Exeter and East Devon Enterprise Zone.    Frances will bring forward Local Development Orders (LDOs) on four key sites in the Enterprise Zone: Exeter Science Park,...

Major UK Telecommunications Company Launches

Major UK Telecommunications Company Launches

A major new UK telecommunications company bringing ultrafast full fibre optic broadband to towns and rural communities in the South West of England has launched. Based in Exeter, Jurassic Fibre will be rolling out the network in the South West over the next five...