Matrix House, Cambridge Business Park

22,000 sq ft laboratory accommodation in the heart of the Cambridge Northern Fringe. Ready for occupation by way of a capital contribution or client undertaking refurbishment works. 11,000 – 22,000 sq ft


Matrix House is a detached two storey commercial building providing laboratory accommodation on the first floor with associated write-up and office space on the ground floor. Situated in the heart of Cambridge’s Northern Fringe, the building, on Cambridge Business Park is adjacent to Cambridge Science Park, St Johns Innovation Park and Cambridge North Station. Designs have been produced for the conversion of the existing space to laboratory accommodation with the specification provided below.


Laboratory Specification

  • Fully refurbished high specification laboratory space
  • Vinyl flooring with coved skirting to perimeter
  • Ventilation to be provided in the laboratories will be 6 AC/H
  • New LED lighting - 500 lux minimum average, with 0.6 uniformity
  • There will be capacity for at least four chemical fume cupboards if required
  • Submain distribution boards will be provided in laboratory areas
  • Both 415v 3phase and 240v single phase power available to lab benches
  • Separate Cat 5 water circuit for laboratory sinks
  • Mains water to feed handwash basins

Office Specification

  • New ceilings, flooring, lighting and ventilation – 12 L/second per person
  • New network cabling in floor void to data points in floor boxes
  • Floor boxes to be repositioned to suit client desking layout
  • LED feature lighting
  • Smart modern tea point and break out facilities


Building Specification

  • The building will be fully refurbished and the plumbing and electrical circuits upgraded.
  • The air handling equipment will be removed and replaced, and the building provided with new ventilation ductwork.
  • Building BMS to be retained and adapted to suit new plant


Matrix House is located in the centre of the Cambridge Business Park, approximately 3 miles from Central Cambridge, which is:

  • In the heart of Cambridge’s famed Northern Cluster including Cambridge Science Park and St Johns Innovation Park
  • On Junction 33 of the A14 which links in with the M11, A11 and A10, which provide links to Stansted and London

The site is well-connected by road, rail, bus and cycle lanes. The site is served by the Cambridge Park and Ride service as well as easy access to the Cambridge Guided Bus Way. Cambridge North Train Station is now in operation, and is an 8 minute walk or a 2 minute cycle away. Travel times to Cambridge:

  • 5 minutes by train
  • 15 minutes by car
  • 24 minutes by bus
  • 14 minutes by cycle