Fareham Innovation Centre Merlin House, Portsmouth - PO13 9FU
Fareham Innovation Centre has 22 spacious offices arranged over two floors. Private offices are designed for one to ten people, an ideal size for start-ups and smaller businesses. For businesses that need space to develop, test or produce products, there are 15 workshops for light manufacturing and engineering companies. There are also shared offices for entrepreneurs and businesses looking for a professional environment to work away from their home office. Shared offices include a desk and lockable storage in friendly co-working environment. Every space throughout the centre is smartly decorated with stylish contemporary furniture.
Along with serviced offices, the purpose-built centre delivers professional business support to help new companies grow and flourish. Businesses benefit from reception services and friendly staff that will answer calls, greet guests, manage mail or provide other secretarial support during the day. A dedicated incubation director facilitates access to business support and connections to a network of experts and potential clients. There are also tree meeting rooms with digital projectors that seat between six and 12 people in a boardroom-style layout. In addition to meeting rooms for hire, a business lounge is available at no charge for businesses at the centre. The lounge is a great place to have a break or an informal meeting.
Merlin House on Meteor Way is home to the Fareham Innovation Centre, an outstanding property for businesses to create and innovate. The purpose-built centre is situated within the Daedalus, a sprawling 200-hectare site that has been redeveloped into modern business parks and the Solent Airport. It is also in the 82-hectare Solent Enterprise Zone. Opened in 2015, the state-of-the-art innovation centre is designed for new businesses and the engineering, marine and aerospace sectors.
Excellent transport links connect Fareham Innovation Centre with communities throughout the South and beyond. Shops, cafes and restaurants are less than a mile away in Lee-on-the-Solent’s town centre, a small seaside community about 20 minutes west of Portsmouth. Junction 11 of the M27 motorway and Fareham town centre are under a ten-minute drive north of the centre. GWR, South West Trains and Southern services to Central London and other destinations depart from the Fareham’s rail station in the town centre.
- Business Support
- Reception services
- IT / Telecomms
- IT support
- Shared Internet
- VOIP Phone System
- Services & Amenities
Local Area Info
Portsmouth is an important port and is home to the Portsmouth Naval Dockyard, which is one of the main employers in the city. The city is also a major ferry port for both cargo and passengers and it therefore supports a vibrant visitor economy. Tourism and retail shopping are also key factors in the economy of Portsmouth, with the Gunwharf Quays shopping and entertainment centre and the Ocean Retail Park playing a role. Private sector job growth has been consistent for several years, particularly in strategic sectors like transportation and logistics, aerospace, and advanced manufacturing.
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