King’s Lynn Innovation Centre takes shape ahead of 2016 opening

PUBLISHED: 14:16 22 October 2015 | UPDATED: 14:16 22 October 2015

The site of the King's Lynn Innovation Centre off the A47

The site of the King's Lynn Innovation Centre off the A47

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A locally-funded £5 million Innovation Centre in King’s Lynn is nearing completion.

Occupying a 1.5 acre site of the Nar Ouse Regeneration Area, The King’s Lynn Innovation Centre is set to attract investment and provide support for start-up companies and aspiring entrepreneurs in order to deliver economic growth in West Norfolk.

The structure, which can be seen off the A47, will comprise of three elements; rentable officers, reception spaces and conference and meeting rooms.

More than 25 offices will be available to rent in the centre, which was built using £3 million funding from New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership, £1.5 million funding from the Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk and a £500,000 grant from the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership.

The centre has been designed by architects Feilden and Mawson and is the latest in a large portfolio of innovation centre concepts for the Norwich-based firm.

The King’s Lynn Innovation Centre is being developed by enterprise agency Nwes, in partnership with the Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk.


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