Nearly 1.5m sq ft of space has already 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 commercialization of nuclear fusion as a source of sustainable energy and has created around 40 high skilled jobs.
As part of the AMP, Harworth have speculatively developed seventeen ‘R-evolution’ units over three phases ranging between 4,961 and 17,359 sq ft in size. All units are currently let with the next phase of R-Evolution (Phase 4) planned for speculative development in July 2022, creating new opportunities from 5,750 to 44,000 sq ft.
The latest occupier to join the AMP is premium sportswear manufacturer, SBD Apparel, where Harworth are currently constructing their new 100,000 sq ft head office with practical completion scheduled for Summer 2022.