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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:
Total Project cost: £4.7m
Delivery Partner: Bedford Borough Council
Project Status: Project completed September 2019, official opening 27 January 2020
Projected Outputs: 600 new homes, 1450 new jobs and 15,000ft² new floor space

January 2020

Bedford i-Worx officially opened on the 27 January 2020. The i-Worx features an advanced Technology and Engineering Workshop Cluster offering twelve modern, office and industrial units, which will form part of the new Bedford Commercial Park... Read more.  

October 2019

Practical completion for construction of the Bedford i-Worx has now completed. The twelve units of 1200-1700 sqft have been built to a high specification and are available to lease as workshop units for businesses in showcase sectors such as engineering and technology.

Across the wider park, construction has completed on Building 405, the large logistics unit to the rear of the park. Site infrastructure has been put in place, and a detailed planning application has been made for prospective units on plots 4 and 5.

April 2018

Works officially began on the i-Worx project following the sod-cutting ceremony on the 16th April. The i-Worx project was developed after Bedford Borough Council’s successful bid to the South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) for £2.5 million of Local Growth Funding. Read more...

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

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