Milton Park

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Milton Park
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Type Business park / Technology park
Location nr Didcot, Oxfordshire, England
Coordinates 51°37′23″N 1°17′31″W / 51.623°N 1.292°W / 51.623; -1.292Coordinates: 51°37′23″N 1°17′31″W / 51.623°N 1.292°W / 51.623; -1.292
Area 250 acres (1.0 km2)
Created 2000
Operated by MEPC

Milton Park is a 250-acre (1.0 km2) mixed use business and technology park operated by MEPC plc. It is just south of the village of Milton, Oxfordshire, about 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Didcot. It is on the site of a former Ministry of Defence depot between the A34 and Didcot Power Station. Although closer to Didcot, it lies within the Abingdon postcode area.

Occupiers[edit]

Milton Park is home to 7,500 people and 250 organisations. It includes the head offices of Alamy, RM Education, Halliburton and Taylor & Francis, offices of ITV and distribution depots for DHL and UPS.[1] Milton Park has 3,400,000 sq ft (320,000 m2) business accommodation, and houses the Milton Park Innovation Centre, a flagship innovation centre for fast-growing science and technology businesses.[2]

Transport[edit]

Milton Park is served by Thames Travel bus services X2 (Oxford-Abingdon-Milton Park-Didcot-Wallingford),[3] X32 (Oxford-Milton Park-Didcot-Harwell-Wantage) and 32A (Abingdon-Milton Park-Didcot-Harwell-Wantage).[4] There is a disused siding for rail freight, connected to the Great Western Main Line.[5][6] The nearest train service is to Didcot Parkway railway station and MEPC runs a regular shuttle bus service from the station to the business park.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Milton Park - Who's Here". MEPC. 
  2. ^ "Milton Park - Milton Park Innovation Centre". MEPC. 
  3. ^ https://www.thames-travel.co.uk/timetables-fares/oxfordshire-and-reading/x2
  4. ^ https://www.thames-travel.co.uk/timetables-fares/oxfordshire-and-reading/x32-32a-x34
  5. ^ https://www.google.co.uk/maps/
  6. ^ Bridge, Mike (2010). Railway Track Diagrams - Western. Bradford-On-Avon: Trackmaps. p. 4A. ISBN 978-0-9549866-6-7. Retrieved 22 November 2015. 
  7. ^ "Milton Park - Travel". MEPC. 

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