Sustainability is key to the Discovery Park project

It’s all part of our culture.

From recycling and electric charging for cars to cycle storage and car sharing we’re making choices that are good for the planet.

Cycling to work? No problem.

We have bike sheds available for staff located at the Ramsgate Road side of Innovation House (with showers indoors for those who need them.

Interested in buying a bike? There are two cycle shops in Sandwich – Locks  and Altman.

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Rapid charging point

A rapid charging point for electric and hybrid vehicles is available at Discovery Park.

Use of the Rapid Charger is priced at £0.25 p/kWh with a minimum charge of £1.50.

The charging point is located in front of Discovery Park House, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich.

To discover the location of other public charge points in the South East of England, visit: www.energisenetwork.co.uk

Supporting recycling

We don’t like anything going to waste at Discovery Park. From major works on site, including the recent demolition of Building 380, to cardboard and plastic bottles left in the kitchen area recycling bins across site, we do everything we can to think green.

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Biomass plant powering Discovery Park

Construction to the Sandwich, Kent biomass CHP will supply heat and electricity to Discovery Park, is making progress.

Progress has been swift since August 2016 when agreement was reached by investors on the £160m required to build the combined heat and powered (CHP) plant on land located on 10 acres of land off Ramsgate Road, Sandwich.

You can find out more here.

Electric Vehicle Day showcases Sustainable future

The latest in electric car technology was on display at an eco-driven event held at Discovery Park with on-site staff and members of the public invited to get a taste of the electric car revolution.

The Electric Vehicle Demonstration Day saw leading manufacturers including Jaguar, Land Rover, Volkswagen , Toyota, BMW, KIA and Nissan take part.

You can find out more about the event here.

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