Leicester Food Park
The £5.8m Leicester Food Park was funded by Leicester City Council and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) 2007 – 2013 programme. The Food Park is managed by East Midlands
Chamber working in partnership with The Food & Drink Forum. It provides high quality food manufacturing space with purpose-built units, enabling new and innovative food businesses to start up and grow as well as providing established food businesses with grow on space for their expanding businesses.
The Leicester Food Park is located on a 1.5 acre site owned by Leicester City Council, located to the north-east of the city at High View Close, just off Lewisher Road. This is approximately 4km to the North East of Leicester City Centre and adjacent to Hamilton Office Park and Vantage Park. The site forms part of the Victoria Heights Industrial Estate.
At the heart of the food park community is a Business Support Centre and Management Hub. The Chamber and the Forum maintain an onsite presence and manages the park support services. The Business Support Centre and Management Hub at Leicester Food Park provide practical, affordable conference facilities for all. The Food Park is easily accessible from the City Centre, making it a convenient place to meet customers and suppliers away from the factory.
You can find our more about Leicester Food Park and available units here.
Southglade Food Park
Southglade Food Park is a flagship multi-million pound scheme offering food and drink companies a unique setting in which to develop. It provides high quality food manufacturing space with purpose-built units, enabling new and innovative food businesses to start up and grow.
Southglade Food Park was opened in 2005, with the build and first three years of operation being funded by the East Midlands Development Agency, the European Regional Development Fund and Nottingham City Council. Since then the park has been self sustaining.
At the heart of the food park community is a Business Support Centre, which The Food and Drink Forum runs. The Forum maintains an onsite presence and manages the park services. Tenancies are managed by Nottingham City Council.
The Business Centre Facilities at Southglade Food Park and can provide practical, affordable conference facilities for all. The Food Park is based just minutes away from Junction 26 of the M1 Motorway and is also easily accessible from the City Centre, making us a convenient place to meet customers and suppliers away from the factory. The Forum offices are based within the Business Centre on the park and so are always on hand to provide quality support on the day and full hospitality services. The Forum’s kitchen facility is also located with the Business Centre.