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ABOUT OUR SERVICES

Need a space for your business, meeting or event?  Interested in hiring our grounds maintenance team?

We offer a range of commercial office and light industrial space in various locations across West Cumbria.

At Westlakes Science Park, we offer 7 meeting/events spaces with capacity for up to 130 attendees, with on-site hospitality, superfast Wi-Fi, modern technology, free parking and our friendly Facilities Team on hand to support you – we have everything you need to host an amazing event.

Our Grounds Maintenance Team, based at Westlakes Science Park look after the acres of greenery across our property portfolio and are available for hire.

LEASE A SPACE
Looking for a space for your business?

We have a range of commercial office and light industrial space available for lease in the following locations across West Cumbria.  We’re also taking expressions of interest for our exciting new development – Bus Station, Bransty Row, Whitehaven.

  • Westlakes Science Park, Moor Row
  • Blencathra Business Centre near Keswick
  • The Old Board of Trade Building, Cleator Moor

Click below to view current space available for lease or register your interest in the Bus Station.

MEETINGS AND EVENTS

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Meetings and events

Located approximately 8 miles North of Sellafield Ltd, Westlakes Science Park is easily accessible from the A595 near Whitehaven.  Set amongst the rolling fells of West Cumbria, Westlakes Science Park boasts beautiful views of the surrounding countryside, with free parking, on-site hospitality and our friendly, professional team on hand to meet all your business needs.
Our modern meeting and events spaces are designed to meet all your needs, with the flexibility to cater for a range of layouts, capacity for 4 to 128 delegates and access to communal break out areas in our beautiful grounds, we can provide everything you need to host your meeting or event.

Our spaces are available to book :-
All day 09:00 to 17:00
Half day 09:00 to 12:30 or 13:30 to 17:00
Hourly between 09:00 and 12:30 and 13:30 to 17:00.

Our meeting and events spaces are available in a range of layouts and include:-
  • Natural light
  • Flipboard/whiteboard
  • Upholstered seating
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Modern technology
  • Free on-site parking

  Theatre     |       Classroom

 U-Shape     |       Cabaret

   Conference        |       Banquet

Boardroom       |       Hollow Square

* Note that available layouts vary by room

Covid-19 Update
We have taken steps to safely re-open our meetings and events spaces at Westlakes Science Park.

Our meeting rooms are now available for hire.  Our flexible spaces, Sustainability and Transformation can accommodate 8 attendees and Strategy up to 30 attendees observing social distancing.  Our Boardrooms – Inspiration, Regeneration and Community can accommodate 4 attendees observing social distancing.  Where this is not possible attendees will be required to observe 1m plus guidelines including the use of masks and suitable seating arrangements.  We are able to provide limited hospitality for meetings and events.

Attendees must sign in on arrival in line with existing fire regulations and must also use the NHS Track and Trace Service on arrival.

Hand washing and sanitisation facilities are available throughout our buildings.  All meeting rooms are equipped with wipes and attendees are asked to wipe in/wipe out and clean touch points as needed.  We have removed shared use items including mugs, pens and notepads to minimise transmission risks.

Meeting and events spaces and equipment will be cleaned between uses which may impact availability.

We are monitoring arrangements constantly and welcome your feedback as we adapt to new ways of working.

To discuss your requirements with a member of the team
call us on 01946 595 200 or email bookings@discoverbec.com

Finding your way around the Park


We proudly serve Starbucks coffee and a range of Teavana teas in our meetings and events spaces.  All of our hospitality is freshly made daily in our on-site cafe, Eat @ the Park located in Bassenthwaite Pavilion to the rear of Ingwell Hall.

Eat @ the Park serves a full range of hot and cold grab and go options and your favourite Starbucks drinks to eat in or takeaway.

Need it delivered?  Just give the catering team a call on 01946 595203 or email your order to c668@dine.org.uk by 10:30am.

Don’t need a private space?

Come to Hive @ the Park in the Innovation Centre, with free Wi-Fi, self-serve Starbucks and stunning views of the fells it’s the perfect place to drop in for a few hours to get your head down or catch up with a colleague.

Just pop in, grab a seat and you’re good to go.

View the menu for Eat @ the Park here.

Strategy

Our largest space at 13m x 12m available in a range of layouts with capacity for up to 128 people. Located to the rear of Ingwell Hall, Strategy boasts an abundance of natural light via seven windows fitted with vertical blinds.  Equipped with large screen projection and micro-computer and with easy access to our beautiful grounds Strategy is perfect for training and networking events.

Price
All day: £200 | Half day: £130 | Per hour: £50

Layout and Capacity
Cabaret (72) | Classroom (84) | Theatre (128)
Conference (24 to 28) | Banquet (96)
Hollow Square (40 to 44) | U-Shape (32)

What’s included?
  NUC Computer  |   Projector and Screen

Available on request
Video Conferencing

Sustainability

A light and airy space available in a range of layouts with capacity for up to 45 people. Located in Ingwell Hall, with a large screen Smart TV, micro-computer, teleconferencing and video conferencing equipment as standard.  Sustainability has everything you need for your team, training or networking event.

Price
All day: £140 | Half day: £90 | Per hour: £35

Layout and Capacity
Cabaret (32) | Classroom (24) | Theatre (45)
Hollow Square (20) | U-Shape (16 to 18)

What’s included?
Tele-Conferencing  |    NUC Computer    Smart TV / Screen Share  | Video Conferencing

Available on request
 Projector and Screen

Transformation

With stunning views of the fells available in a range of layouts with capacity for up to 45 people. Located in the Innovation Centre with easy access to indoor and outdoor breakout areas. With a large screen Smart TV, micro-computer, teleconferencing and video conferencing as standard.  Transformation has everything you need for your team, training or networking event.

Price
All day: £140 | Half day: £90 | Per hour: £35

Layout and Capacity
Cabaret (32) | Classroom (24) | Theatre (45)
Hollow Square (20) | U-Shape (16 to 18)

What’s included?
Tele-Conferencing  |    NUC Computer    Smart TV / Screen Share  | Video Conferencing

Available on request
 Projector and Screen

Regeneration

Bright and airy boardroom with full height windows overlooking the balcony area and capacity for 12 people. Located on the first floor in the Innovation Centre with easy access to indoor and outdoor breakout areas. Equipped with a large screen Smart TV and teleconferencing as standard you’ll have everything you need for your meeting.

Price
All day: £100 | Half day: £65 | Per hour: £25

What’s included?
Tele-Conferencing  |     Smart TV / Screen Share

Available on request
   Projector and Screen

Inspiration

Bright and airy boardroom with full height windows and capacity for 12 people. Located on the first floor in the Innovation Centre with easy access to indoor and outdoor breakout areas. Equipped with a large screen Smart TV and teleconferencing as standard you’ll have everything you need for your meeting.

Price
All day: £100 | Half day: £65 | Per hour: £25

What’s included?
Tele-Conferencing  |     Smart TV / Screen Share

Available on request
   Projector and Screen

Community

Bright and airy boardroom with capacity for 12 people. Located on the ground floor in the Innovation Centre with easy access to indoor and outdoor breakout areas. Equipped with a large screen Smart TV and teleconferencing as standard you’ll have everything you need for your meeting.

Price
All day: £100 | Half day: £65 | Per hour: £25

What’s included?
Tele-Conferencing  |     Smart TV / Screen Share

Available on request
   Projector and Screen

Creativity

Our smallest space, equipped with Wi-Fi and telephone, Creativity is ideal for smaller meetings and interviews or for use as a private workspace.

Price
All day: £50 | Half day: £32.50 | Per hour: £12.50

What’s included?
Tele-Conferencing

CATERING

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Catering at Westlakes Science Park

Our on-site catering service is delivered in partnership with Dine Contract Catering Ltd from our café, Eat @ the Park located in Bassenthwaite Pavilion to the rear of Ingwell Hall at Westlakes Science Park.

The team provide hospitality to all BECs meeting and events spaces and can provide catering to your own space on Westlakes Science Park.

Covid-19 Update
We have taken steps to safely re-open our catering facilities at Westlakes Science Park.

Our on-site cafe Eat @ the Park is now open from 9am to 3pm Monday to Friday to tenants and visitors for delivery and takeaway.  There is limited seating capacity to ensure visitors can observe social distancing.

Hand washing and sanitisation facilities are available throughout our buildings.  We have removed shared use items including crockery and cutlery to minimise transmission risks and are using the NHS Track and Trace Service across our Estate.

We are monitoring arrangements constantly and welcome your feedback as we adapt to new ways of working.

To discuss your requirements with a member of the team
call us on 01946 595 200 or email bookings@discoverbec.com

How to find our us.


We proudly serve Starbucks coffee and a range of Teavana teas in our meetings and events spaces.  All of our hospitality is freshly made daily in our on-site cafe, Eat @ the Park located in Bassenthwaite Pavilion to the rear of Ingwell Hall.

Eat @ the Park serves a full range of hot and cold grab and go options and your favourite Starbucks drinks to eat in or takeaway.

Need it delivered?  Just give the catering team a call on 01946 595203 or email your order to c668@dine.org.uk by 10:30am.

Don’t need a private space?

Come to Hive @ the Park in the Innovation Centre, with free Wi-Fi, self-serve Starbucks and stunning views of the fells it’s the perfect place to drop in for a few hours to get your head down or catch up with a colleague.

Just pop in, grab a seat and you’re good to go.

View the menu for Eat @ the Park here.

GROUNDS MAINTENANCE

The beautiful surroundings at Westlakes are looked after by our dedicated Grounds Maintenance team.

The team is led by Steven Parry, who brings two decades of landscaping experience to his work, not to mention a first class BTEC national diploma in Horticulture. He is joined by David Bond and Chris Talahoma, two skilled grounds maintenance professionals.

Our expert team is available for hire. Contact us to find out more.

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