Join the hub of UK space.

The Westcott Space Cluster is an integral part of the UK space sector growth strategy. We’re building an international reputation for supporting rocket and satellite-enabled demonstrator projects for real-world applications in Westcott’s Enterprise Zone.

Companies within the Space Cluster focus on propulsion, UAV development and next-generation resilient communication networks. The ecosystem is accelerating the development of new technology and applications for high growth markets.

Westcott Space Cluster helps the UK space sector attract high-tech industry and start-up companies to the area. Close links with the UK and European Space Agencies means you’ll be connected and networked nationally and internationally through a close connection to the UK space sector stakeholder community.

Click on the Westcott Space Cluster companies below for more details and to visit their websites. If you would like to inquire about joining the Space Cluster here at Westcott, please get in touch with us at


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A-V-S Added Value Solutions

AVS is one of the world´s leading companies in the design, development and production of mechanical, opto-mechanical, thermal and propulsion systems for Space and Scientific applications across the globe.

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Airborne Engineering

Airborne Engineering Ltd design, produce and test airborne instrumentation. After moving to Westcott in 2009, they have gone from strength to strength, and are now one of the UK's leading propulsion reasearch facilities and key provider in the UK's space propulsion supply chain.

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Benchmark Space Systems

Benchmark combines mission heritage, best-in-class propulsion products with advanced control systems and complementary products and services to deliver bundled in-space mobility solutions with significant cost, schedule, and capability benefits over traditional offerings and procurement methods. Benchmark is your partner in space mobility.

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European Astrotech

A research and development company specialising in propulsion subsystem testing, fueling and pressurisation activities including on-site live propellant testing.

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Excelerate has been delivering Hybrid Connectivity solutions for 20 years, enabling seamless connectivity across multiple bearers.

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Flare Bright

Flare Bright assures complex drone issues using machine learning digital twins.

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FTI Communication Systems Ltd

FTI are market leaders in resilient networks for UK Aviation Control Tower infrastructure supporting Airfield Comms, Navigational aids and Surveillance (CNS) systems. Their Equipment is in operational use at London Heathrow Airport and other major UK Airports.


Growbotics Space

Growbotics is on a mission to create an on-orbit circular economy enabling a future where satellites are no longer single use by design. They provide consultancy services in space sustainability at the same time as de-risking critical underpinning technology enablers in order to provide high quality technical solutions to their customers.

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Nammo Westcott became part of the Nammo group in 2017, and a major supplier of chemical propulsion to the key spacecraft manufacturers.

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National Propulsion Test Facility

The UK Space Agency is investing £4.12m in a National Propulsion Test Facility, giving the UK a new facility for space technology testing.


Applying an exceptional track record of best practice in safe operations, service transformation, high-risk service design and product development & test to benefit the NewSpace industry in the UK.

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Protolaunch is a chemical propulsion and space mobility company developing rocket engines to power the in-space economy.

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Skyports Drone Services

Skyports is a leading developer, operator and service provider for the Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) industry. Skyports is driven by a vision to enable society to enjoy a safer, happier, wealthier existence by improving connectivity to people and goods through the provision of AAM infrastructure and drone services, whilst protecting the planet for future generations.

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Surrey Satellites

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) is the world’s leading small satellite manufacturer.

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Techwerk is an AI company based in the UK. They build innovative 3D solutions for remote sensing applications, where fidelity and performance are paramount.

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Total Carbide

Total Carbide is the leading European manufacturer of sintered Tungsten Carbide wear parts.

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URA Thrusters

URA Thrusters provides in-space water-based propulsion systems across a broad range of spacecraft types.

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