Bridges Fund Management (‘BFM’), a specialist private property investor, has entered a joint
venture with industrial/logistics developer Equation Properties (‘EP’) to develop 155,000 sq ft
of sustainable commercial space in Wallingford, South Oxfordshire.
Following purchase of the site in February 2020, planning consent was obtained in September
2020 for Verda Park, the scheme will be developed speculatively and consist of 12 units
ranging from 5,124 – 69,901 sq ft, within three separate terraces. Construction is targeted to
commence in November 2020 and the development is expected to complete in Q2 2021.
Verda Park will be built to the highest of standards with outstanding sustainability credentials
such as EPC A+, Net Zero Carbon and BREEAM 2018 ‘Excellent’. Lambert Smith Hampton,
Avison Young and Haslams have been instructed as letting agents for the scheme.
Located in South Oxfordshire, within Wallingford’s established commercial area, Verda Park
fronts the Western Bypass (A4130) and Hithercroft Road. The site benefits from road links to
the M4 and M40 corridors, as well as the A34 trunk road.
Verda Park, South Oxfordshire is located within the ‘Arc of Innovation’ which stretches from
Cambridge across to Oxfordshire and is part of the ‘Golden Triangle’, encompassing the
universities of London, Cambridge and Oxfordshire.
Verda Park is situated close to Oxford and the globally renowned Oxford University and hubs
such as Oxford Science Park, Harwell Campus and Milton Park. The area is home to
organisations working in the bioscience, food tech, high performance and high-tech
engineering sectors. The ‘Arc of Innovation’ is a magnet for inward investment and Verda Park
can accommodate businesses looking to capitalise on this economic strength.
BSc (Hons) MRICS