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Park Amenities

Granta Park has a range of amenities to ensure a convenient work-life balance. Our aim is to ensure everything you need is at hand on the estate. For further information please see below.

Fitness and Wellbeing Centre

Our brand new state-of-the-art facility, operated by Nuffield Health, offers a 25m swimming pool, tennis and squash courts, a climbing wall, spin studio, class studios and fully equipped gym.

No other science park in the UK offers it’s occupiers such a superb facility perfectly situated overlooking woodland terrain.

Included within the monthly membership fee users also benefit from a fantastic range of weekly class.  The timetable for which can be found here.

Other services that the Nuffield Health facility offer are personal training, beauty treatments, physiotherapy and other GP services.

To ask a question or to find out when the next ‘Sign Up’ event is taking place please email grantapark@nuffieldhealth.com or call 01223 890870

 

Restaurant at The Apiary

Overlooking the tennis courts and woodland terrain this beautiful restaurant is the perfect place to take a break from your desk and have some delicious food.

Serving hot breakfast from 8am and a lunch service from 11.30am the facility will offer something for everyone.  Choose from the daily hot special, grill bar, deli or grab n go unit.  Come along on a Friday and enjoy a fresh pizza from the pizza oven central to the restaurant.

Comfy seating and feature lighting sets the atmosphere.  At one end of the restaurant you will find our 82 inch Sky TV showing sports events and news while at the other you will find booth seating, perfect for lunch meetings.

To keep up-to-date with the plans and menu offer follow the restaurant facebook page, a link to which can be found here.

HOT FOOD OFFER: Breakfast – 8am-10am, Lunch – 11.30am-2pm

Coffee, juices, sandwiches, salads and other grab n go items are also available between 7.30am-4pm.

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The Apiary Juice Press

Within The Apiary building you will also find The Apiary Juice Press offering a range of superb healthy and delicious juices and smoothies blended to order.

We take pride in only using trained baristas to serve our coffee.  ‘BE’ coffee is a smaller, craft based coffee supplied by Bewley’s, please let us know what you think.

As well as juices, smoothies and coffee The Apiary Juice Press also offers a selection of sandwiches, salads and other grab n go items.

OPENING HOURS:

The Juice Press – 7.30am-4pm

Coffee Bar and Grab n Go – 7.30am-4pm

 

Granta Conference Centre

The Granta Conference Centre is a spacious, purpose-built conference facility offering a premier experience for businesses seeking a light and contemporary venue for their events.

For more information click here to visit our website.

The Granta Conference Centre is a spacious, purpose-built conference facility offering a premier experience for businesses seeking a light and contemporary venue for their events.

The Centre has all the right ingredients to make your event a success with eight high-specification meeting rooms, event rooms designed for accessibility and a range of capacities for up to 300 delegates, as well as a restaurant and a coffee bar.

Whether you are planning an exhibition, conference or team building day, our range of flexible indoor spaces and outdoor areas makes the Granta Conference Centre the perfect choice.

Our events team brings together industry professionals with more than 35 years of combined international experience, who are committed to providing a premium service and building lasting relationships.

For enquires please contact the team at hello@grantacentre.co.uk – 01223 899572

Commuter Bus

Granta Park provides two commuter bus services, one from Cambridge Train Station with stops at Hills Road and Addenbrookes’ Hospital, and one from Whittlesford Parkway Station.

Granta Park provides two commuter bus services, one from Cambridge Train Station with stops at Hills Road and Addenbrookes’ Hospital, and one from Whittlesford Parkway Station. Please click on the link below to see the full timetable. A single journey on the bus costs £1.50 and tickets can be purchased from The Apiary Restaurant on Granta Park and some building receptions.

If you are visiting Granta Park for the first time and would like to use the commuter bus; just explain to the driver that it is your first journey to the Park and he/she will sell you a ticket for that journey only. Please purchase a ticket for your return journey and all future journeys when you reach the Park.

Please not the commuter bus now picks up from bus stop number 4 outside Cambridge Train Station.

Commuter Bus Stop Plan

Cambridge Commuter Bus Timetable – 1 Jan 2018 until further notice

Whittlesford Train Station Bus Timetable – 1 Jan 2018 until further notice

Nursery

Granta Park Montessori Nursery accepts children aged from birth to five years for day care and pre-school, and up to eight years for out of school club.

For more information click here to visit our website.

Granta Park Montessori Nursery opened on the science park in January 2001. The nursery is operated by the Sunhill Daycare Group, established for over 25 years. Sunhill operate nurseries covering five counties, including three other Montessori nurseries.

Due to new development on the Park the original nursery premises are about to be replaced with a newer, higher capacity nursery featuring the latest eco-building and energy saving techniques, due to open in 2018. Meanwhile the nursery is presently accommodated in temporary accommodation, which still provides excellent facilities including all weather Astroturf outdoor recreation areas to enable all children to gain plenty of physical exercise each day.

The nursery operates the Maria Montessori approach to early education, supervised by a qualified Montessori directress and pre-school staff. Children are introduced to the Montessori ethos before reaching pre-school age. The nursery accepts children aged from birth to 5 years for day care and pre-school, and up to 8 years for out of school club.

The nursery is open to families both on and off the park.

All Granta Park employees are eligible for discounted nursery fees.

Companies onsite can establish a cost saving nursery voucher scheme directly with Sunhill Daycare, as opposed to using voucher providers. NB this is shortly to be replaced by the Government’s Tax Free childcare salary sacrifice scheme.

Granta Park Nursery also provides the full range on government funded childcare for qualifying two year olds and all three and four year olds, presently up to 15 hours. A new 30 hour funded scheme will be introduced later in 2017, where both parents are working.

Car Share Scheme

Free to join, Granta Park’s car share scheme is a great way to set up a lift share with other staff members commuting to Granta Park. Granta Park has its own dedicated car share website which offers members a quick, easy and secure way to make contact with each other.

Free to join, Granta Park’s car share scheme is a great way to set up a lift share with other staff members commuting to Granta Park. Granta Park has its own dedicated car share website which offers members a quick, easy and secure way to make contact with each other.

www.grantapark.liftshare.com

Benefits of car sharing include saving money, reducing local congestion and getting to know your colleagues.

Remember you don’t need to own a car to car share, you can just search for a lift too.

We are slowly introducing ‘car share only’ parking bays across the Park; to use these you will need a permit. Please see here for a step-by-step guide on how to register for the scheme or request a parking permit.

Foot & Cycle Paths

There are several options for those wishing to commute to Granta Park via foot or bicycle. For a plan see here.

The N11 cycle route connects Cambridge to Sawston and there is a dedicated off-road cycle path linking Sawston and Babraham. There is a permissive cycle path through Babraham Farm which provides a link between Babraham and the Granta Park main entrance. This route includes a footbridge with cycle wheel ramps across the A11.  Additionally a link to the cycle route along the A1307 was opened in February 2017. This link provides a traffic free cycle route through The Babraham Institute which connects to the existing cycle network.

These cycle routes provide a cycle link between Cambridge and Granta Park as well as the villages to the south of Cambridge including Trumpington, Great Shelford, Stapleford, Sawston and Babraham.

In addition to these routes, there is a 2m wide asphalt surfaced shared footway / cycleway along the northern side of the A505 between Granta Park and Whittlesford Parkway railway station approximately 4km to the southwest of the site.

A narrow 1m to 1.5m wide footway / cycleway is also provided along the northern side of the A1307 between Hildersham and Linton, to the southeast of Granta Park. This provides a cycle link from Linton, with agreement with Cambridgeshire County Council to potentially extend the route to Granta Park in the future.

If you are not keen on cycling alone, why not find a BikeBUDi? The scheme is accessible through the car share website it is free to join and will match individuals cycling the same route so they can cycle together.