where science
meets nature

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8 self-contained flexible laboratory suites providing 120,157 sq ft in the heart of the South Cambridge Science Cluster.

Dedicated on floor plant space and highly adaptable for Biology, Chemistry, GMP and Pilot Production.

5,462 sqft

of amenity space



5.2 acres

of landscaped campus

2.5 MVA

of power

Dedicated shuttle bus

connecting the campus to local train stations

Brilliantly Connected

Alchemy sits in the South Cambridge Science Cluster conveniently located outside of the busy congestion of central Cambridge.

The site is easily accessible from the A10 & A505 and is within close proximity to Foxton, Shepreth and Whittlesford Parkway stations as well as being moments from the M11.

By Shuttle Bus

7 mins

Shepreth Station

11 mins

Whittlesford Parkway Station

By Local Bus

35 mins

(from Fowlmere)

By Train

13 mins

(from Shepreth)

27 mins

Stansted Airport
(from Whittlesford Parkway)

54 mins

London King’s Cross
(from Shepreth)

64 mins

London Liverpool Street
(from Whittlesford Parkway)

By Cycling

12 mins

Shepreth Station

25 mins

Whittlesford Parkway Station

29 mins

Trumpington Park & Ride

42 mins


Stay Local

Fowlmere is a village located in South Cambridge 7.5 miles south of Cambridge city centre, 2.5 miles east of Melbourn Science Park and 6 miles south of the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.


Fowlmere avoids the busy congestion of central Cambridge and is closely located to junction 10 of the M11 and junction 9 of the A1 both accessed via the A505. The village is home to a village pub, nursery, golf club and local shops.

1. The Chequers Pub
2. St Mary’s Church
3. Fowlmere Playgroup
4. Café Amigo
5. Fowlmere Airfield Museum
6. Fowlmere Airfield
7. RSPB Fowler Nature Reserve
8. ION Science
9. Montessori Nursery
10. Fowlmere Primary School

Key Features

Amenity hub

5,462 sq ft central amenity hub providing a café deli, co-working space, conference centre and end of journey facilities.

Ground and First Floor

Conference space can be used for investor meetings, events & STEM.

Where science meets nature. Health & wellbeing have been at the forefront of the Alchemy Campus design.

Site Plan

Car Parking
Co-Working Space
Conference Room
EV Car Parking
Cycle Store
Suite 1
459 sqm / 4,942 sqft
815 sqm / 8,774 sqft
1,274 sqm / 13,716 sqft
Suite 2
680 sqm / 7,319 sqft
488 sqm / 5,248 sqft
1,168 sqm / 12,567 sqft
Suite 3
547 sqm / 5,888 sqft
539 sqm / 5,806 sqft
1,086 sqm / 11,694 sqft
Suite 4
514 sqm / 5,536 sqft
507 sqm / 5,454 sqft
1,021 sqm / 10,990 sqft
Suite 5
566 sqm / 6,087 sqft
558 sqm / 6,005 sqft
1,123 sqm / 12,092 sqft
Suite 6
928 sqm / 9,990 sqft
924 sqm / 9,950 sqft
1,853 sqm / 19,940 sqft
Suite 7
976 sqm / 10,504 sqft
968 sqm / 10,424 sqft
1,944 sqm / 20,927 sqft
Suite 8
850 sqm / 9,154 sqft
843 sqm / 9,075 sqft
1,694 sqm / 18,229 sqft
11,163 sqm
120,157 sqft
  • Suites 2, 5, 6, 7, & 8 have roller shutter doors
  • Suite 2 has double height space
  • Suites 5, 6, 7 & 8 have the ability for double height space
  • Suites can be combined to provide larger sizes

Floor Plans

Ground Floor

First Floor

Indicative Layout – Self Contained Suite

Total 10,990 sqft

Ground Floor (Biology)
5,536 sqft

Ground Floor (Chemistry)
5,536 sqft

First Floor (Office)
5,454 sqft

Ability to provide double height space allowing for GMP and Pilot Processes.


Highly Flexible Lab Space

• 6.6m x 6.6m structural grids generally
• Floor to floor structural ceiling heights of 4.1m
• Ability to provide double height space
• 5 suites benefit from roller shutter doors
• Dedicated lift within each suite
• Loading: Ground Floor 50kn/sqm & 1st floor 7.5kn/m2 + 1
• Potential for laboratory at first floor level

M&E Specification

• 2.5 MVA HV power supply
• VRF heating & cooling system
• Low Temperature Hot Water systems in each suite employing air source heat pumps
• Laboratory ventilation enabling 6 air changes / hour via dedicated plant rooms (can be increased)
• Fresh air ventilation at a rate of 1.2 litres / sec / sqm to the 1st floor areas
• Dedicated extract fan to each unit that discharge via roof mounted flues
• Vulcathene drainage to all laboratory areas
• Diverse fibre routes to each suite
• Site wide CCTV with provisions for tenant access control and intruder alarm
• Dedicated lift within each suite
• Targeting Level 4 vibration performance
• Roof mounted PV’s
• Individually metered suites
• LED lighting in line with CIBSE Guide LG7 

Plant Areas

• Flexible plant area on 1st floor of each suite accessible via lift
• External plant balcony to house condensers
• External gas bottle storage & supply to the rear of each unit
• Chemical and gas bottle storage in central location on site 


• End of journey facilities
• Gym
• Roof lights to floor plates to enhance natural light
• Landscape strategy to enhance biophilia
• Café deli with locally sourced produce

Service Areas

• Direct access for deliveries to suites with roller shutter doors
• Space for back up generators
• Dedicated Gas bottle storage
• Dedicated Chemical storage
• Dedicated onsite facilities manager 

Car Parking

• 184 parking spaces
• 47 EV chargers and 1 rapid charger
• Dedicated shuttle bus serving local train stations 

Cycle Parking 

• Sheltered & secure bicycle storage
• 72 employee spaces & 8 visitor spaces
• Cycle repair station
• E-bike charging station
• Visits from bicycle repair specialist 

Sustainability Credentials

• Targeting BREEAM Excellent & EPC A
• Buildings designed to prevent heat loss
• Maximum glazing ratios of 50%
• PV located on roofs to reduce running costs
• Permeable paving across the site
• Roof lights to deeper floor plates to enhance natural light
• Landscape strategy to enhance biophilia
• 2 of the 5 existing structures are being reused to mitigate embodied carbon impact
• Interchangeable façade modules to allow ease of future adaptability without wasting materials
• 30% biodiversity net gain target
• 101 new trees planted
• Low water use fittings
• Green roofs

Alchemy Campus – Video flythrough

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All Enquiries

Jamie Green
+44 (0) 77 7616 1534

Sam Cooper
+44 (0) 78 8058 5950


Izzy Vyvyan
+44 (0) 7977 757382

Ross Hemmings
+44 (0) 7890 423803


Gen Two

Ariel Levy
+44 (0) 7977 042253

Daniel Sterling
+44 (0) 7901 671950


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