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February 2021 Newsletter

Highlights

  • Gravity asks Ian Liddell-Grainger MP his views on what a Freeport would mean to Bristol and the UK economy
  • Get to know Jonathan Davis, the newest member of our team, he shares what excites him the most about Gravity
  • Gravity weighs in on how to make the ‘Green Recovery‘ real and not just idealogical
  • Gravity now receiving Elon Musk’s mail

MP for Bridgwater and West Somerset talks about Great Western Freeport with Gravity

Freeport status has been all over the press this month and with some hard-hitting conflicting views. With no political agenda, just a desire to support the UK economy, we talk directly to our local MP on what exactly is the deal with Freeports.  Click here to read the full interview.


Gravity signs Open Letter to Chancellor on need for Great Western Freeport

Gravity joined business leaders from across the West of England with an open letter to Chancellor Rishi Sunak in support for the Great Western Freeport bid, describing the proposal as a “world-class trade and jobs hub”.


Gravity receives Elon Musk’s mail

The Gravity team was quite surprised to see a letter addressed to Elon Musk arrive in the post from a supplier of digital microscopes. We naturally have sent the letter to a forwarding address

What is it about Gravity, that excites its team?

Meet the newest member of the Gravity delivery team. Find out what excites Jonathon about our smart campus, why the UK needs a site like Gravity and his desert island playlist 

Click here to read Jonathans interview.


Gravity hosts roundtable ‘Powering the UK’s Green Recovery’

On 20 January, Gravity hosted a forward-thinking and lively roundtable discussion ‘Powering the UK’s Green Recovery’. The event focused on how the UK can practically implement the government’s ambitious commitments to achieve net-zero by 2050. Chaired by Gravity Director, Lord David Triesman, the discussion brought together industry-leading ideas from public and private sectors. Highlights from the event will be available on our website soon.


Gravity launches interactive map

We have launched an interactive map that captures feedback and ideas from local residents about our development. Gravity will use data from this map to ensure that we produce a site that works for all stakeholders. Find it here.

Gravity Link Road Update 


5G trial agreed to support operations at Bristol Port and Gravity Smart Campus

The West of England Combined Authority (WECA) has secured more than £3m from the Government to test how the country can seize the full benefits of 5G and help businesses harness the power of modern technology. WECA’s 5G Logistics project programme will develop 5G products and services to support operations at Bristol Port and Gravity Smart Campus. Find out more.


Gravity Chairman to join Green Investment panel discussion

Gravity Chairman, Martin Bellamy will be joining a panel discussion that aims to highlight the role of the investment and development sectors in the drive to net zero.

  • Wednesday 24 February 
  • 9:30 am – 10:30 am

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