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I-WORX

7th February 2018

An Advanced Technology and Engineering Workshop Cluster offering twelve bespoke, modern engineering and work shop spaces on the new Bedford Commercial Park, ideal for new and expanding engineering businesses and perfectly located adjacent to the well connected A421.

Funding Stream: Local Growth Fund (LGF)
LGF Awarded:
£2.5m
Total Project cost: £4.7m
Delivery Partner: Bedford Borough Council
Project Status: To be completed Spring 2019
Projected Outputs: 600 new homes, 1450 new jobs and 15,000ft² new floor space
Website: http://www.bedfordi-lab.com/i-worx.html

August 2018

Physical works continued on the ‘i-Worx’ site. Site clearance, site levelling, sub base and drainage have all been completed. The link road was completed in August 2018.
 
The project has encountered delays due to UK Power networks delaying the removal of the overhead power cables which are located through the middle of Bedford Commercial Park. These works were due to commence in June, however, have been put back to September.

Due to this, i-Worx above-ground construction will now commence in October 2018, with completion by end of March 2019.

April 2018

Sod cutting ceremony marks start to i-worx construction: more information

Photo (left to right): Paul Barber, Goodman, Mayor Dave Hodgeson, Bedford Borough Council, Judith Barker, Director of Programmes and Governance, SEMLEP

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