The Innovation Centre is owned by East Kent Spatial Development Company and was funded by SEEDA working in collaboration with the University. Basepoint managed development and is now operating the centre since its completion in autumn 2009. The Innovation Centre forms phase 1 of the wider Kent Technology Park development.
The East Kent Spatial Development Company consists of members from SEEDA, the Housing and Communities Agency, the East Kent Local Authorities (Thanet, Canterbury, Dover and Shepway) and Kent County CouncilThe EKSDC is tasked with working to unlock the full economic potential of priority employment sites throughout East Kent by providing critical infrastructure and supporting regeneration activities.
The South East England Development Agency (SEEDA), as the Regional Development Agency for the South East, is responsible for the sustainable economic development and regeneration of the South East of England - the driving force of the UK's economy.
The Canterbury campus is built on 500 acres of parkland half an hour’s walk from Canterbury city centre. Residential, teaching and administrative buildings are surrounded by green open spaces, fields and woods.
The campus is self-contained and includes student accommodation, a library, sports centre, theatre, nightclub, eating places and bars, shops, bookshop, medical centre, day nursery, public access computer rooms, chapel, launderettes and bus stops.
Basepoint Business Centres provide a wide range of high quality office space and workshops designed for all kinds of small to medium businesses.
Thanks to our easy-in easy-out licence agreement, you’re free to stay as long as you like – or leave with as little as two weeks’ notice. You can keep a close eye on expenditure with our simple monthly licence fee, and take advantage of a whole host of additional business benefits including virtual offices.