Gravity to speak at industry webinar – Developing the Western Gateway

Developing Western Gateway

London, May 19, 2020 – Gravity, the UK’s first commercial smart campus, welcomes the invitation to be part of the upcoming webinar ‘Developing the Western Gateway‘ hosted by the Built Environment Network.

The webinar will focus on the development activity in the Western Gateway – the new proposed powerhouse forming a collaborative approach between the West of England and South Wales.

Our Director – Planning & Economic Development, Claire Pearce, will be presenting Gravity’s development programme and future pipelines as well as providing her insight on what the industry needs to do to survive during these challenging times.

Developing the Western Gateway

  • June 1st, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Tickets to the webinar available here

To find out more about the Built Environment Network click here.   

About Gravity

Gravity, the UK’s first commercial smart campus, is the blueprint for a smarter, cleaner future – faster. It will deliver a new era of possibility by supporting companies making a difference socially, economically and environmentally, driving the UK’s shift to growing through a cleaner economy.

With direct access to the M5 and accessible by rail, air and sea, the site offers over 635 acres for the creation of millions of sq ft of scalable, flexible and shared working space.

Multinationals and start-ups will benefit from the excellent connectivity and speed of build out Gravity offers. By attracting today’s giants and tomorrow’s unicorns, there will be significant opportunities for collaboration.

With its on-site water provision, renewable and low carbon energy infrastructure and building energy management, dark fibre, excellent transport links, accessible talent pool and knowledge economy including four top-tier universities close by, Gravity provides occupiers with the ability to build, expand, and develop faster and efficiently.

Gravity to sponsor RTPI South West Dinner 2020

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London, February 2020 – Gravity, the UK’s first commercial smart campus, is delighted to announce that it will be sponsoring and attending the upcoming RTPI South West Dinner 2020.

Gravity is thrilled to support an event that celebrates projects and people that have contributed to the development of exceptional places. While highlighting the importance of planning in creating a more sustainable future.

If you are attending the event and would like to arrange a meeting with the Gravity team, please email info@thisisgravity.co.uk

 

About Gravity

Gravity, the UK’s first commercial smart campus, is the blueprint for a smarter, cleaner future – faster. It will deliver a new era of possibility by supporting companies making a difference socially, economically and environmentally, driving the UK’s shift to growing through a cleaner economy.

 

With direct access to the M5 and accessible by rail, air and sea, the site offers over 635 acres for the creation of millions of sq ft of scalable, flexible and shared working space.

 

Multinationals and start-ups will benefit from the excellent connectivity and speed of build out Gravity offers. By attracting today’s giants and tomorrow’s unicorns, there will be significant opportunities for collaboration.

 

With its on-site water provision, renewable and low carbon energy infrastructure and building energy management, dark fibre, excellent transport links, accessible talent pool and knowledge economy including four top-tier universities close by, Gravity provides occupiers with the ability to build, expand, and develop faster and efficiently.

Gravity to attend Sedgemoor Business Excellence Awards

Gravity- Sedgemoor Business Awards 2020

London, February 13, 2020 – Gravity, the UK’s first commercial smart campus, will be attending and supporting the Sedgemoor Business Excellence Awards.

Our Director, Lord David Triesman will be presenting an award at the ceremony, on 26th March. Gravity is proud to be part of the celebrations that recognize the incredible achievements of businesses in Sedgemoor over the past year.

The closing date for applications is Friday 14th February.  Good luck to all those that have entered.

To meet with the Gravity team at the awards , please email info@thisisgravity.co.uk

 

About Gravity

Gravity, the UK’s first commercial smart campus, is the blueprint for a smarter, cleaner future – faster. It will deliver a new era of possibility by supporting companies making a difference socially, economically and environmentally, driving the UK’s shift to growing through a cleaner economy.

With direct access to the M5 and accessible by rail, air and sea, the site offers over 635 acres for the creation of millions of sq ft of scalable, flexible and shared working space.

Multinationals and start-ups will benefit from the excellent connectivity and speed of build out Gravity offers. By attracting today’s giants and tomorrow’s unicorns, there will be significant opportunities for collaboration.

With its on-site water provision, renewable and low carbon energy infrastructure and building energy management, dark fibre, excellent transport links, accessible talent pool and knowledge economy including four top-tier universities close by, Gravity provides occupiers with the ability to build, expand, and develop faster and efficiently.

 

Gravity to speak at industry event

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London, 27 January 2020 – This is Gravity Ltd, the landowner of 635 acres in Bridgwater, near Bristol, is delighted to announce its Chairman and Co-CEO Martin Bellamy will be delivering a key note speech at  Movers & Shakers event, “How does the real estate market place deliver change”, in Bristol.

Martin Bellamy said, “We believe that the next phase of growth in the South West will come from placemaking masterplans – such as Gravity. As land developers,  we need to look beyond office space and ensure that we are creating working environments that appeal to both employers and investors so we can compete internationally.”

Find out more about our attendance at Movers & Shakers click here.

To arrange a meeting with The Gravity team at this event please email info@thisisgravity.co.uk

Heart of the South West LEP Annual Conference

Our CEO, Martin Bellamy spoke to over 300 delegates at The Heart of the South West LEP Annual Conference.

The overarching themes of the Local Industrial strategy covered during the conference were Clean growth and inclusive growth; ensuring that increased productivity is sustainable and that prosperity benefits the whole of the community.

Gravity is proud to be the first UK project to receive public funds for infrastructure from a local enterprise partnership.

Martin spoke about the incredible opportunities on the horizon, with Gravity well positioned to become a regional catalyst for Clean Growth.

We’re pleased with continued support from the Heart of the South West LEP, which has enabled our journey to progress so rapidly. I was honored to speak to the LEP’s network, I look forward to the next opportunity to update them on our progress

Martin Bellamy

Martin Bellamy: Sedgemoor Business Conference

Our CEO,  Martin Bellamy, will be speaking at the upcoming ‘Well Connected for Growth, organised by Sedgemoor District Council, held on December 6th.

The conference  will be an opportunity to learn about the potential for growth across the region and in particular along the M5 corridor.​

Martin Bellamy will be speaking about the future growth of Gravity and the hopes for it becoming a beacon for the developing clean growth economy in the South West. 

To book tickets for this event click here.

Claire Pearce: Planning for Future Prosperity

Director of Economic Development,  Claire Pearce, will be speaking at the upcoming ‘Planning for Future Prosperity conference organised by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), held on December 3rd.

The seminar will examine the contribution of planning to meeting the needs of a rapidly changing economy and explore how planning can encourage innovation and sustainable growth in the face of the ‘fourth industrial revolution’.

Claire Pearce will share the lessons which can be learnt from her experience of leading the planning team which thought strategically about the social and economic benefits to the wider community and how this can now be integrated into a positive legacy through ongoing economic transformation via the Gravity project.

To book tickets for this event click here.

A look back at ROF Bridgwater – 13th Nov

Gravity Heritage Event - A look back at ROF 37 Bridgwater - 13th November

Gravity invites the local communities to join us in discovering the rich heritage of the Royal Ordnance Factory.

To remember ROF BridgwaterSedgemoor District Council (SDC) and the South West Heritage Trust (SWHT) are inviting you to share your memories to ensure the legacy lives on.

The South West Heritage Trust is looking to create a living historical record of what life was like working in an industry that played a vital part in the manufacturing of defence materials during the Second World War. The project aims to gather as much information as possible to create a historical record of what life was like for those who lived and worked in this important local industry. ’ They are actively looking for photos and other memorabilia.

At the session you can find out how to be part of this project. You will also hear from Gravity, the new owners of the site and their plans to once again make the former ROF Bridgwater area an integral part of the community.

To register your attendance click here or scan the QR code below.

If you would like any further information on the event, please email SWHT.

Festival for Sustainable Business

17th September 2019 – Gravity attended the inaugural Festival of Sustainable Business hosted by the Future Economy Network.

The Festival Gala Dinner was the Grand Finalé to the Festival of Sustainable Business which celebrated the great work being done across the region by businesses who are progressing on their sustainability journey.

Martin spoke of the positive impact that Gravity will have on the local economy and the driving catalyst for the regions goal to become a hub for Clean Growth.   

It was encouraging to meet such a plethora of pan-sector businesses who are making significant inroads  towards sustainability, which is becoming an ever more important target, Gravity looks forward to attending similar events.

Martin Bellamy

A look back at ROF Bridgwater – 9th Nov

Gravity Heritage Event - A look back at ROF 37 Bridgwater - 9th November

Gravity invites the local communities to join us in discovering the rich heritage of the Royal Ordnance Factory.

To remember ROF BridgwaterSedgemoor District Council (SDC) and the South West Heritage Trust (SWHT) are inviting you to share your memories to ensure the legacy lives on.

The South West Heritage Trust is looking to create a living historical record of what life was like working in an industry that played a vital part in the manufacturing of defence materials during the Second World War. The project aims to gather as much information as possible to create a historical record of what life was like for those who lived and worked in this important local industry. ’ They are actively looking for photos and other memorabilia.

At the session you can find out how to be part of this project. You will also hear from Gravity, the new owners of the site and their plans to once again make the former ROF Bridgwater area an integral part of the community.

To register your attendance click here or scan the QR code below.

If you would like any further information on the event, please email SWHT.

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