Plans for three new buildings of lab and office space totalling 44,370 sq m go before councillors in Oxford on Tuesday, February 21 with a recommendation for approval.

Oxford City Council’s planning committee will consider The Oxford Science Park’s (TOSP) latest expansion to help meet the raging demand for science accommodation.

Its proposals for the four-storey buildings Plots 23 – 26 are part of long term development plans.

Each buildings will have active frontages with possible cafés, gyms, canteens and co-working space at ground level and external working and amenity spaces. Podium parking will screen cars from the pedestrian areas.

The project team also includes Bidwells on project management,  Hoare Lea as MEP consultant, Campbell Reith on structural engineering, Savills on planning, Alinea as cost consultant, MK Ecology as ecologists and McFarlane Associates on landscaping.

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