The Westcott Venture Park has a strong heritage in the space and aerospace industry, having been a rocket engine test site for over 50 years. It has a long-established health & safety and regulatory environment to support its rocket test functions, which make it ideal for testing other safety critical systems such as UAVs or autonomous ground vehicles.
There is a growing innovation community on site, stimulated by planned investments in new rocket test facilities, a incubation and accelerator programme, and growing manufacturing capabilities.
Situated in a picturesque rural area, the site allows for testing of new infrastructure without the risk of causing interference to existing systems. The location also offers a significant variety of local geographical features that can be used to validate novel concepts of operation and operational technology.
Westcott has a strong heritage in the space and aerospace industry, providing rocket engine test facilities for over 50 years. It has a long-established health and safety regulatory environment to support rocket test functions, which makes it ideal for manufacturing and testing other safety critical systems such as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), eg, drones, and other autonomous ground vehicles.