Farnborough Business Park

Farnborough Aerospace Centre (Business park)

Farnborough Aerospace Centre is a business park south of the airfield, built between 1990 and 1992. Some of the buildings are occupied by BAE Systems and form the company’s headquarters; BAE’s board meets in London.

IQ Farnborough (Farnborough Business Park)

Adjacent to the airport, IQ Farnborough, the new name for Farnborough Business Park, is a major development which aims to have around 1,670,000 sq ft (155,000 m2) of new office space. There are plans to make this area not only a major business centre, but also a new centrepiece for Farnborough.

When completed it will include new housing, a new aviation library and the refurbishing of the listed wind tunnels on the site. Current tenants include: AgustaWestland, Autodesk, a Barons BMW dealership, Blue Coat Systems, Bluhalo, Defence Strategy & Solutions, Imagine Homes, a De Vere-run Village Hotel , Orcare Limited, Fluor Limited, and Red Hat.

On the park is the frame of a 1910 Airship Hangar which had previously been dismantled to house wind tunnels, but is now reconstructed – minus its outer skin – to make an impressive centrepiece. The structure has now been listed and protected as a Grade II building.

During the fifteenth series of Top Gear a race was performed around the business park.

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