2009 First phase of Benham Campus completed. Situated in the centre of the nine acre campus, the new buildings provide a total of 26,500 sq ft of high quality office accommodation with ample parking. The new offices were designed with comprehensive IT services and energy efficiency in mind and are equipped with reconfigurable data and telephony and a modern integrated heat exchange system.
2006 Kenneth Dibben House was completed providing high quality office and lab space in units of 540 to 5,000 ft2 for new and move-on tenants.
2004 A 9-acre site was purchased bringing the total park area to 44-acres. This land has planning permission for 5 buildings and will form the new Benham Campus - Phase III of the science park.
2003 Following the success of the first incubator, a second building was planned and completed.
2002 A specially designed business incubator was built to house new and fast growing companies.
1989 As a result of demand for more space, Phase II (9 acres, 6 buildings, 86,000 ft2) was completed.
1988 A long ground lease was sold to a major satellite broadcaster, which has since erected 25,000 ft2 net buildings on site, together with advanced satellite communications and control dishes.
1986 The first 8,000 ft2 building of Phase I was completed and let to a single tenant
1984 Phase I of the science park (3 buildings, 41,000 ft2 net) was planned.
1983 The Science Park company was formed.
The Science Park is a major location for high-tech companies that seek a University of Southampton connection, and also University of Southampton spin-outs and Industrial Advisory Units. There is also a strong emphasis on liaising with present tenant companies to provide the facilities that they need to continue expansion.