Sci-Tech Daresbury


Sci-Tech Daresbury, also known as Sci-Tech Daresbury Enterprise Zone, is a science and innovation campus near the village of Daresbury in Halton, Cheshire, England. The site began life as the Daresbury Laboratory later adding the Cockcroft Institute, Innovation Centre, Vanguard House and ITAC. Over 1,300 people work on the campus for nearly 150 high tech companies.[1] The science park was formerly known as Daresbury Science and Innovation Campus. In 2012 it was given enterprise zone status and renamed Sci-Tech Daresbury.[2]

Sci-Tech Daresbury
Sci-Tech Daresbury
Sci-Tech Daresbury is located in Cheshire
Sci-Tech Daresbury
LocationDaresbury, Cheshire
Coordinates53°20′35″N 2°38′26″W / 53.3430°N 2.6405°W / 53.3430; -2.6405Coordinates: 53°20′35″N 2°38′26″W / 53.3430°N 2.6405°W / 53.3430; -2.6405
Opening date2006 (2006)
DeveloperLangtree Property Partners Ltd, Science and Technology Facilities Council and Halton Borough Council
No. of tenants150
No. of workers1,300

Daresbury LaboratoryEdit


Cockcroft InstituteEdit

The Cockcroft Institute is an international centre for Accelerator Science and Technology (AST) in the UK. It was proposed in September 2003 and officially opened in September 2006. It is a joint venture of Lancaster University, the University of Liverpool, the University of Manchester, the Science and Technology Facilities Council, and the Northwest Regional Development Agency. The Institute is located in a purpose-built building on the Daresbury campus, and in centres in each of the participating universities.


  1. ^ "About the Campus". Retrieved 26 May 2020.
  2. ^ "Daresbury gets new name". Place North West. 12 July 2012. Retrieved 9 March 2015.