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Life Enhancing
Work – Work
Enhancing Life

450,000 sq ft of premium lab space completing 2026.

Welcome to The Daubeny Project. Make your next breakthrough at Oxford’s home for science.

An inspiring environment for

innovation and ideas set within

70 acres of landscaped park.

1 2 3

Exceptional
space in an
extraordinary
place

Across three new high-spec buildings, The Daubeny Project is designed to help people unlock their true potential.The Daubeny Project is the latest addition to The Oxford Science Park, a collaborative community of close to 100 leading life science and technology businesses that are changing the world. Each building offers enhanced lab infrastructure designed to support cutting-edge research. Each floor has been designed with flexibility in mind, and has the capacity for up to 70% wet or dry labs. Spacious receptions and atriums to help foster not just innovation and collaboration, but employee wellbeing.

Lab space
Office space
Core

Indicative space plan

North

BUILDING 1

132,000 sq ft
over four stories

  • Undercroft parking
  • 4.25m slab to slab
  • 70% wet lab capacity
  • 6 air changes per hour to 70% of floorplate
  • Extensive back-of-house lab facilities
  • BREEAM Excellent EPC A
  • 336 lab work stations
  • 168 office desks
  • 203 max headcount
Lab space
Office space
Core

Indicative space plan

North

Lab space
Office space
Core

Indicative space plan

North

Building 2

142,000 sq ft
over four stories

  • Undercroft parking
  • 4.25m slab to slab
  • 70% wet lab capacity
  • 6 air changes per hour to 70% of floorplate
  • Extensive back-of-house lab facilities
  • Lab workstations x 424
  • Office desks x 162
  • Maximum headcount x 236
  • BREEAM Excellent EPC A
Lab space
Office space
Core

Indicative space plan

North

Lab space
Office space
Core

Indicative space plan

North

BUILDING 3

174,000 sq ft
over four stories

  • 4.25m slab to slab
  • 70% wet lab capacity
  • Undercroft parking
  • 6 air changes per hour to 70% of floorplate
  • Extensive back-of-house lab facilities
  • BREEAM Excellent EPC A
  • Lab workstations x 569
  • Office desks x 88
  • Maximum headcount x 269
Lab space
Office space
Core

Indicative space plan

North

Cutting-edge lab design, future-proof specification.

Innovation-focused specification

Adaptable floorplates suitable for wet and dry laboratories with up to 70% lab content

450, 000 sq ft of lab-ready space delivered to shell and core, with fit-out options

4.25m slab to slab height, 2.75m – 3.70m finished floor to underside of ceiling height.

Reserved 8 MVA power capacity

Sustainability-conscious features

Targeting EPC A-rated with fabric first design and sustainability strategy

Targeting BREEAM Excellent

Generous undercroft and at-grade car parking with provision for 25% EV charging

Over 5% biodiversity net gain and 600 kWh solar PV provision

Wellbeing-centric design

High-quality end-of-trip facilities including

537 cycle spaces, 27 showers and 264 lockers

Outstanding natural light across all floors

Ground level lifestyle space with generous atriums, colonnades and landscaping

Wellness-enhancing pedestrian and cycling amenity zones

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Smarter Collaboration
Faster Innovation

Take your place alongside global innovators with all the facilities and amenities you need on your doorstep. With close to 100 pioneering organisations already onsite, The Oxford Science Park is one of the world’s premier innovation ecosystems. A busy calendar of industry events and inspirational talks provide opportunity to network and collaborate with like-minded people. And with the Ellison Institute of Technology adding it’s new campus adjacent, this ground-breaking community continues to attract the highest quality scientists.

Park Amenities

  • The Magdalen Café
  • Sadler Venue event space
  • Sadler Bar & Brasserie
  • Sadler Deli
  • The Old Station Nursery
  • Collaborative workspace
  • Conference and meeting rooms
  • 70 acre landscaped site

10-15 Minute Walk

  • The Park Club Oxford leisure centre
  • Bowlplex ten pin bowling
  • VUE multiplex cinema
  • Oxford Kassam Stadium & event venue
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel
  • Hampton by Hilton Hotel
  • Voco Oxford Thames Hotel & Spa

10-15 Minute Drive

  • Sainsbury’s superstore, pharmacy and petrol station
  • Oxford Retail Park
  • The Mole Inn
  • Voco Oxford Spires Hotel
  • Premier Inn
  • Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons
  • Medical Science Campus

Leading figures, global organisations

The Oxford Science Park is home to some of the most exciting companies and thinkers working in life sciences today. From major international businesses like Oxford Nanopore and Exscientia to cutting edge life science start-ups (90% of the start-ups from the University’s Medical Science BioEscalator are based here), the park provides a thriving ecosystem for exciting and innovative companies. In fact, since January 2020, businesses based here have been able to raise over £2.5bn for new R&D and last year 1 in 8 companies that successfully raised we part of the The Oxford Science Park community.

OXFORD INSTITUTES
& RESEARCH CENTRES

  • The Ellison Institute for Technology
  • Ineos Institute
  • Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics
  • NIHR Biomedical Research Centre
  • Novo Nordisk Research Centre
  • Big Data Institute
  • Target Discovery Institute
  • Oxford Radcliffe Biobank
  • Oxford Institute of Biomedical Engineering
  • MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine
  • Oxford Molecular Pathology Institute
  • Burdon Sanderson Cardiac Science Centre
  • Institute of Developmental and Regenerative Medicine
  • Jenner Institute

PARK OCCUPIERS INCLUDE…

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With its new 323,000 sq ft campus onsite, The Ellison Institute of Technology brings even greater innovation to the Oxford Science Park. Designed by Foster + Partners, the Ellison Institute’s ambitious new Oxford campus draws together cutting-edge research, pioneering clinical facilities and state-ofthe- art educational and event spaces. All helping to further the Institute’s work on medical science and healthcare, food security and sustainable agriculture, clean energy and climate change, and government policy and economics.

“We look forward to continuing the development of our Oxford presence and partnerships”

Dr. Agus, CEO Ellison Institute

Bright Minds,
Smart Ideas

Home to the worlds third oldest university, and arguably the world’s most respected, Oxford itself is a global destination. Together with London and Cambridge, it completes the famous “Golden Triangle”, recognised as one of the world’s leading life sciences and technology clusters.

73 Nobel Prize laureates No.1 Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2,000 academic and 7,000 student researchers Top UK research income 2021/22 with £865m)

Since Charles Daubeny opened his lab at Magdalen in 1848, the college has been at the forefront of scientific discovery.

Established in 1458, Magdalen College(one of the pre-eminent colleges withinthe University of Oxford) has been home to ten Nobel Prize-winners, including five in Medicine. It hosts prestigious University Chairs in Medicine, Chemistry and Botany. And in 1989, it established the Oxford Science Park as a home for research and development into the most cutting-edge sciences. Today, six of the companies basedat the park were founded by academics based at Magdalen College itself.

500+ years of heritage, more than 200 years of scientific innovation.

Worldwide links,
global legacy

With direct trains from Oxford to London and quick links by road, rail, and air, you’re always well-connected.

By Bus

  • Redbridge Park & Ride 13 mins
  • Oxford City Centre 21mins
  • Oxford Train Station 27mins

By Car

  • Oxford University 10mins
  • John Radcliffe Hospital 12mins
  • Oxford Train Station 15mins
  • Heathrow 50mins
  • London 1hr 32mins
  • Cambridge 1hr 55mins

By Plane

from Heathrow

  • Paris 1hr 20mins
  • Basel 1hr 45mins
  • Munich 1hr 50mins
  • Boston 7hr 30mins
  • San Diego 11hr 10mins
  • Beijing 12hr 55mins
  • Tokyo 13hr 35mins
16

Research institutes and hospitals within Oxford city limits.

Working with Oxford Council to reinstate a train station within The Oxford Science Park getting you to Oxford in 6 minutes

87 %

of homes in the city are within a 200m walk of a bus or train station.

East Oxford listed one of Sunday Times Best Places to Live 2023 with easy access to London and scenic Cotswolds

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From its initial design to the final spaces, The Daubeny Project has been crafted to drive productivity and innovation.

Our friendly onsite team has the knowledge and resources to help you make informed choices every step of the way – so you can maximise its potential.