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Suffolk Park is the only major allocated employment site in Bury St Edmunds with outline planning consent for up to 2 million sq ft (185,806 sq m) of B1 and B8 uses.

Suffolk Park is strategically located adjacent to Bury St Edmunds’ established primary out-of-town commercial, retail and trade location. It is situated between the A14 dual carriageway and the new Rougham Tower Avenue which provides direct access to the A14 at junction 45, just 1.4 miles to the east.

The A14 provides the main arterial route for the region, linking the Port of Felixstowe in the east with Cambridge, the M11 and the wider motorway network in the west.

Maps indicative and not to scale.

Communications

Road
(HGV drive times)
Distance Time
Ipswich 26 miles 39 minutes
Cambridge 29 miles 45 minutes
Norwich 47 miles 60 minutes
Peteborough 68 miles 76 minutes
London 83 miles 104 minutes
Airports Distance Time
Stansted 50 miles 52 minutes
Luton 65 miles 83 minutes
London Heathrow 105 miles 107 minutes
London Gatwick 112 miles 113 minutes
Seaports Distance Time
Felixstone 42 miles 52 minutes
London Gateway 86 miles 95 minutes
Dover 139 miles 148 minutes
Southampton 166 miles 176 minutes
Railports Distance Time
DRIFT 93 miles 108 minutes
Hams Hill 120 miles 130 minutes

Source: Google Maps.

Suffolk Park is located within 1 hour of Felixstowe, the UK’s largest container port.

The Port of Felixstowe is the United Kingdom’s busiest container port dealing with 42% of Britain’s containerised trade. In 2015 it was ranked as the 37th busiest container port in the world and Europe’s 6th busiest.

Source: World Shipping Council and Dept. for Transport

Bury St Edmunds

Bury
St Edmunds

Bury St Edmunds is located in the heart of the Eastern Region and forms one of the main commercial centres within the strategically important A14 corridor.

The town is the primary commercial and administrative centre for West Suffolk and boasts a variety of service sector, production and manufacturing occupiers including major national operators such as Greene King, British Sugar, Claas and Taylor Wimpey, as well a number of public sector bodies.

Bury is also one of the main historic and cultural centres in the region providing a rich mix of leisure, retail and amenity facilities.

Labour

Labour supply

  • Economically active 179,800
  • In employment 173,600
  • Employees146,100
  • Self employed22,400
  • Unemployment (est.)5,800

Average wages (£/week)

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Cambridge
  • East of England
  • Great Britain
  • Source: Nomis

Developer

Suffolk Park is a development by Jaynic.

Jaynic specialise in promoting employment and residential areas through the planning process, implementation of pump priming infrastructure and subsequent plot development. They pride themselves on an open, transparent and professional approach, working closely with local communities and stakeholders to ensure that projects create the most desirable places for people to work and live.

Jaynic have been responsible for the creation of several major employment sites including:

  • Bermuda Park, Nuneaton
  • Cambridge Research Park
  • Buckingway Business Park, Cambridge
  • University of Essex Knowledge Gateway, Colchester
  • Haverhill Business Park
  • Haverhill Research Park

Suffolk Park is Jaynic’s latest flagship development. As a land Promoter and developer we are always looking for new sites in the south east on which to progress planning and development for residential or commercial uses. All successful introductions to new opportunities will be recognised.

jaynic.co.uk