Sci-Tech Daresbury

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Sci-Tech Daresbury, also known as Sci-Tech Daresbury Enterprise Zone, is a science and innovation campus between the villages of Daresbury and Sandymoor in the Borough of Halton, Cheshire, England. The site began life as the Daresbury Laboratory later adding the Cockcroft Institute, Innovation Centre, Vanguard House and ITAC. Over 1200 people work on the campus for over 100 high tech companies.[1] The science park was formerly known as Daresbury Science and Innovation Campus. In 2012 it was given enterprise zone status and renamed Sci-Tech Daresbury.[2]

Daresbury Laboratory[edit]


Cockcroft Institute[edit]

The Cockcroft Institute is an international centre for Accelerator Science and Technology (AST) in the UK. It was proposed in September 2003 and officially opened in September 2006. It is a joint venture of Lancaster University, the University of Liverpool, the University of Manchester, the Science and Technology Facilities Council, and the Northwest Regional Development Agency. The Institute is located in a purpose-built building on the Daresbury campus, and in centres in each of the participating universities.


  1. ^ "Science Park | Sci-Tech Daresbury". Retrieved 2014-11-20. 
  2. ^ "Daresbury gets new name". Place North West. 12 July 2012. Retrieved 9 March 2015.