Cherwell Innovation Centre is located in Upper Heyford just a few miles from Bicester on the site of the former RAF Heyford which was used by the US Air Forces Strategic Air Command during the Cold War.

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We are very happy to have our home at CIC – it is a friendly, clean and well managed office space. The staff are helpful, friendly and always professional and nothing is too much. They will go the extra mile to help you with small or large requests. The centre communicates well and keeps all companies up-to-date with new developments and issues that might have an impact on business.

Charlotte Iddon
Community Dental Services

Ten years ago 2BScientific  entered Cherwell Innovation Centre as an energetic young start up. Throughout the past decade the team at the centre has been extremely  helpful in supporting our growth and fostering an excellent atmosphere providing a solid base for us to become a market leader in our field.

James Bernard-Director
2BScientific

Hire workspace and grow your business near Bicester

  • 5 minutes’ drive from the A34, A43 and junction 10 of the M40 
  • Easy access to London, Midlands, South and North 
  • 15-minute drive from Bicester’s two rails station 
  • Easy access by rail to London Marylebone, Oxford, Reading & Birmingham 

Cherwell Innovation Centre

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Office hours 9am – 5pm

  • 5 minutes’ drive from the A34, A43 and junction 10 of the M40 
  • Easy access to London, Midlands, South and North 
  • 15-minute drive from Bicester’s two rails station 
  • Easy access by rail to London Marylebone, Oxford, Reading & Birmingham

Cherwell Innovation Centre

The Innovation Centre occupies 2 buildings on site which were formerly used by the RAF as accommodation blocks for their servicemen. 

Cherwell Innovation Centre is home to a mix of technology and science-based companies, attracted by the Centre's rural location, and the flexible, professional and supportive office, meeting room, and lab facilities.

Facilities and services at the Centre include:

  • Post handling and administrative support 
  • Regular networking events with tenants and local partners 
  • Broadband and telephone access (CAT 5 cabling throughout) 
  • Free on-site parking 
  • Kitchens and showers 
  • Common room with vending machines and photocopier 
  • Nearby creche 
  • Function rooms 
  • Nearby mini supermarket

Cherwell Innovation Centre is part of a network of centres managed by Oxford Innovation, the UK’s leading operator of innovation centres.

Companies located within the centre have access to facilities available across the network, benefiting from discounted rates on offices and meeting rooms. There are also opportunities to network with companies across the network at events, coffee mornings and online.

Find out more about the network of centres managed by Oxford Innovation across the UK.

About Oxford Innovation

DiagnOx

A fully equipped 3,000 sq ft managed laboratory and office facility at Cherwell Innovation Centre

The lab enables researchers or companies, particularly those with medical diagnostic technologies, to undertake proof-of-concept work, cost-effectively and in a supportive environment.

  • Category 2 microbiology lab 
  • Fully equipped cell-culture facility 
  • Use of various lab equipment 
  • General consumables, such as gloves, cuvettes and disposable plastics 
  • Flexible easy-in, easy-out terms with one month’s notice period
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Office hours 9am – 5pm

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01869 238 000

77 Heyford Park, Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire OX25 5HD

CLICK TO CALL: 01869 238 000

Office hours 9am – 5pm