Set in 43 acres of mature parkland adjoining our Colchester Campus site,
the Knowledge Gateway is set to become one of the prime locations for research and business in Essex.
By basing your business here you'll gain competitive advantage through:
- an attractive setting and exceptional working environment in new office and R&D
- immediate access to our research,
professional development activities and pool of high quality students
- use of a unique range of established on-campus facilities
including leisure, conferencing, hotel, catering and retail
The Knowledge Gateway is being developed as a key element of our strategy to create stronger
connections with business as an integral part of our excellence agenda. We are committed to using
our expertise and resources to help drive business growth.
Whether you're a small SME or a large NGO or multinational, we've got office space options to suit your needs.
- Units from 1,195 to 4,680 square feet (110 to 435 m2) are available in the Parkside
- Bespoke units from 5,000 to 120,000 square feet (460 to 11,148 m2) are available
on a design and build basis.
Knowledge Gateway site
Exciting new plans are being developed to take forward the future development of the Knowledge Gateway and the artist's
impression below suggests how this new community of knowledge-based businesses forecast to employ over 2,000 people might
look when completed.
Knowledge Gateway brochure
Meet our business community
These businesses are now benefitting from being
part of our exciting and creative Knowledge Gateway
community, as tenants on Parkside Office Village.
At Copy Create Ltd we specialise in developing your company voice, taking everything you
consider fundamental to your ethos and crafting engaging, persuasive content to represent you.
In simple terms this means that we provide the words. Behind every creative design it is the message
that is important and the difference between fleeting interest and sales.
At Copy Create we craft our content with your target audience in mind, from creative copy for websites and brochures,
to devising targeted blog, article and email marketing campaigns. Ultimately we are available wherever you need your brand voice heard.
- website content
- proofreading and editing
- brochure and leaflet copy
- blog and email marketing
- social media management and consultancy
- translation services
The Games Hub - part of the Eastern Enterprise Hub
Now in its fourth year, the Eastern Enterprise Hub continues to expand and has
established itself as a regional enterprise agency. Operating across East Anglia,
the Hub encourages and supports entrepreneurs of all ages across many disciplines.
Located in Colchester, Ipswich and Norwich, we strive to promote business growth and
support people who have a good business idea to develop key skills, commercial expertise
and the confidence to make it a success.
Since 2013 we’ve doubled the number of programmes on offer, including the Colchester
Entrepreneurs Programme, delivered in partnership with Colchester Borough Council, the
Games Hub for aspiring gamers in the region, and the Essex Entrepreneurs Programme,
run in collaboration with Essex County Council and the Essex Innovations Programme.
If you desire the taste of quality, decadent and flavoursome home-cooked African and
Caribbean cuisine, then Fused Roots provides individuals with mouth-watering lunch and
dinner packs, also catering for events.
Fused Roots is a fusion of African and Caribbean heritage. Cooked by students who share
a passion for tasty food, they have decided to extend this service to a market which is
thriving for new and fresh ideas. Fused Roots have taken what is considered to be an
expensive market and turned it into a business where the prices are student-friendly
and jam-packed with new cuisines that will suit anyone’s busy student life.
Process Safety Solutions Ltd
Process Safety Solutions (PSS) provide engineering, consultancy, systems, support and
software services to the Oil & Gas, Nuclear and Renewables industry. Established in 2010,
an independent team of highly skilled engineers specialising in the delivery of safety,
control & instrumentation projects from concept through to close out.
We pride ourselves on offering global support to our clients. Our team of adaptable,
dynamic and motivated engineers provides unrivalled engineering support through all stages of projects.
We use our experience to form completely unbiased and independent opinions, thus always offering the most suitable and reliable solutions.