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Howbery Park helps hedgehogs

Howbery Business Park has been focusing on improving support for hedgehogs in its grounds for a year, as part of a six-year biodiversity programme. The team has added hedgehog houses,  worked on improving food supplies and checked there are corridors through the park for the prickly creatures to move. In recognition of meeting criteria set […]

Buoyant geoscience consultancy is recruiting for new Howbery office

Ternan Energy, an independent marine geoscience consultancy, is looking to recruit more geotechnical engineers, geoscientists and geologists for its new office on Howbery Park. The company expects the strong demand for its services to continue – its portfolio includes offshore wind developments, which are rapidly expanding to help meet net zero ambitions. The new premises […]

Shared space at Howbery works out for physio-fitness duo

Having recently moved into a dedicated space in the Innovation Centre at Howbery Business Park, physiotherapist Amanda Watt and personal trainer Mark Thouless are finding it easy to collaborate. Working in adjoining rooms, under the umbrella of Full Circle Fitness, makes it really simple for them to cross-refer clients and consult on progress. For clients […]

Doctors team up to share homely location at Howbery Business Park

The tranquillity and homely feel of Howbery Business Park are proving ideal for Dr Mandy Smiton and Dr Cassie Coleman, as they settle into new premises in The Cottage. Community Paediatrician Dr Cassie and Clinical Psychologist Dr Mandy chose to move their practises to Howbery Park when their previous premises in Wallingford changed use. Sharing […]

Hedgehogs roll on from birds in Howbery’s biodiversity programme

The Howbery Business Park team is quilled to be focusing on making its grounds hedgehog friendly this year, as part of its ongoing commitment to the Nurture Biodiversity Scheme. It’s Howbery’s third year of six formally working on biodiversity initiatives, rolling on from previous initiatives focusing on bumblebees and birds. To support hedgehogs, the Howbery […]

Howbery newcomer strides over hurdles to profit

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic having complicated the setting up process for The Equipment Calibration Business, the company is now turning a profit and has settled into Howbery Business Park. The company was set up in October 2019 by Phil Carter, David Castle, Richard Harper and Peter Green, with Richard as the sole director working full-time […]

Biodiversity work recognised at the 2021 National Landscape Awards

We are pleased to announce that with Nurture Landscapes we are one of the winners at the 2021 National Landscape Awards. We are delighted to have been successful in the Nature Conservation & Biodiversity Enhancement category as this recognises our efforts to improve the biodiversity of the park. An award ceremony will be held in December where the principal awards across the categories will be announced.

New look Manor Café opens terrace to wider community

The new look Manor Café at Howbery Business Park has opened its scenic outdoor seating area again to members of the public. The café is also offering a takeaway service with collection from the recently refurbished service counter which has been moved to a spacious spot in the redecorated café. The café has changed its […]

Howbery Park’s position attracts power industry supplier

In moving onto Howbery Business Park recently, IPEC is planning ahead for a time when its clients from the international power industry can visit its characterful office in the former stables. Not only is Howbery attractive and easy-to-access, but it’s also well situated for IPEC to take clients to London to show them its monitoring […]

High-tech parts supplier slots into historic Howbery Park

Pure Network Engineering Group, which supplies high-tech industries with engineered components, has moved into an office in Howbery Business Park’s historic Manor House. Managing Director Carl Joy needed a professional environment to run his business which supplies manufactured parts to clients of varying size in sectors such as motorsport, medical equipment, electric vehicles, aerospace, energy, […]

B4 Sustainable Business Day

It’s B4 Sustainability Day at B4. So we’re highlighting some recent and not so recent articles and press releases posted by B4 members over the past year or so.

B4 Property Day

It’s B4 Property Day at B4. So we’re highlighting some recent and not so recent articles and press releases posted by B4 members over the past year or so.

Howbery Business Park to keep a look-out for birds

Howbery Business Park has pledged to focus on birds during its second year taking part in a biodiversity scheme. In its first year, the park championed bumblebees, completing the necessary criteria by October to earn its first petal of the Nurture Biodiversity Award. To enhance conditions for birds on the park and earn its next […]

Bee-ing even greener at Howbery Park

We are committed to cherishing our beautiful landscape at Howbery Business Park, making the most of outdoor spaces for our community to enjoy, and playing our part in encouraging bio-diversity. Our most recent initiative – championing bumblebees – joins a whole raft of other measures introduced over recent years, which those based here clearly appreciate.

Certification company charts expansion at Howbery Park

Certification company, HPi Verification Services, has expanded into larger office space at Howbery Business Park, Wallingford. The business, which has a 20 year trading history, moved to Howbery in 2010 when its current CEO bought the Certification Services Department of AEA Technology and rebranded it as HPi VS.

Web whizzes move in at Howbery Park

Digital Marketing Agency, Zanzi Digital, has relocated its office to Howbery Business Park. Managing Director, Jayne Reddyhoff, and CEO, Ned Wells, who both have a background in business consultancy and senior management in blue chip organisations – Jayne with Logica and Oracle, and Ned as former Head of Digital Strategy at a large web development agency – formed Zanzi in 2014 by combining their two separate businesses.

Eco-friendly cleaning business makes Howbery Park its new home

Commercial cleaning company, Ecocleen, has relocated its Head Office from Henley to Howbery Business Park, Wallingford. The environmentally-friendly cleaning operation which employs a workforce of 1100 through its network of franchisees built up over 25 years, operates right across the UK, providing commercial cleaning for businesses, schools, nurseries and medical facilities.

Howbery Park entrepreneur makes the Forbes List

The 26-year-old CEO of an innovative digital services company based at Howbery Business Park, has made the Forbes Europe ‘30 Under 30’ list. Marcus Taylor, CEO and co-founder of Venture Harbour, has been included in the 2018 edition of the list in the Media and Marketing sector.

Making big waves in China to test ship design

Engineering and environmental hydraulics company, HR Wallingford, based at Howbery Business Park, has been awarded a £12m contract to supply a deep water Wave Generation System to equip a Seakeeping and Manoeuvring Basin which is being created by the Shanghai Ship and Shipping Research Institute (SSSRI) on an island off the east coast of China to test ship design.