1.6m sq ft of space has been delivered over the past ten years, with over 2,500 people already employed at the AMP. Nearly 100 companies are located on the AMP including Nuclear AMRC (a Westinghouse, Areva, Sheffield Forgemasters joint venture), The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC), a Boeing / University of Sheffield partnership; Rolls-Royce and McLaren Automotive – McLaren’s new technology centre opened in October 2018 to specialise in the research and production of carbon fibre tubs, employing 250 people.
The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) also joined the AMP in 2020 with Harworth constructing their new 22,300 sq ft research facility two weeks ahead of schedule. The facility is being used to support the UKAEA’s research and development in to the commercialisation of nuclear fusion as a source of sustainable energy and has created around 40 high-skilled jobs.
The latest occupier to join the AMP is premium sportswear manufacturer, SBD Apparel, with Harworth completing the construction of its new 100,000 sq ft head office in July 2022.
As part of the AMP, Harworth have speculatively developed 17 ‘R-evolution’ units over three phases ranging between 5,000 to 17,000 sq ft in size. In August 2022, Harworth commenced construction of ‘R-evolution 4’ which provides further modern industrial units suitable for RND/Advanced Manufacturing from 5,800 sq ft to 40,000 sq ft in size.