See below for some of the most frequently asked questions about Scottow Enterprise Park. If you have any additional queries, get in touch!

About Scottow Enterprise Park

What is the history of Scottow Enterprise Park?

Scottow Enterprise Park is based on the former RAF Coltishall airbase, which operated between 1938 and 2006. RAF Coltishall served as a fighter airfield in the Second World War, and afterwards a station for night fighters. The airbase also played an active role during the Cold War, and was home to the iconic Jaguar aircraft. 

Due to the nature of the site, and its history, Scottow Enterprise Park strives to build on this past, and capture the spirit of those airmen and women. The aim of RAF Coltishall’s legacy is to be both aspirational and inspirational.

For more information on the history of the site, visit our Heritage page.

When did Scottow Enterprise Park open?

Scottow Enterprise Park first opened its gates as a business park in 2013. During this year, it was bought by Norfolk County Council from the Ministry of Defence to further benefit the local community.

In 2006 the site closed as an RAF airbase after 67 years of service.

Now the park is home to over a hundred tenants and is a thriving center of business.

What businesses are based on Scottow Enterprise Park?

There are over 100 businesses based on Scottow Enterprise Park. Almost every industry imaginable is represented on the site, from engineering to film production, art, food processing, event organising, joinery, auto mechanics and more!

To see a brief list of some of the companies who call Scottow Enterprise Park home, visit Our Members page.

Who owns Scottow Enterprise Park?

Since 2013, Scottow Enterprise Park, the former site of RAF Coltishall, has been owned by Norfolk County Council. Hethel Innovation is the managing company that organises the everyday running of the site. 

What is Hethel Innovation?

Hethel Innovation is an organisation owned by Norfolk County Council. The aim of Hethel Innovation is to support businesses in East Anglia to help them grow and succeed. The motto of the organisation is ‘We incubate. We accelerate. We innovate.’.

One way that Hethel Innovation achieves this is by managing the daily running of two business centres, Scottow Enterprise Park and Hethel Engineering Centre.

In addition, Hethel Innovation also supports local businesses through its business support services. This is in the form of one-on-one guidance, events and workshops. 

Visit Hethel Innovation’s website to find out more. 

Visiting Scottow Enterprise Park

Where is Scottow Enterprise Park?

Scottow Enterprise Park is based in North Norfolk, on the east coast of England. The site is located approximately 30 minutes north of Norwich city centre, situated within easy access to the A140.

Find out how to reach Scottow Enterprise Park via road, train and air on our Location page. 

Where is the entrance of Scottow Enterprise Park?

The entrance to Scottow Enterprise Park can be found on Lamas Road, NR10 5FB.

When driving from the direction of Badersfield, the park’s entrance is just under 100 meters beyond the Scottow village sign seen on the right hand side of the road.

A welcome sign is found on the grass curb outside the large red gates marking the entrance of Scottow Enterprise Park.

The business park’s entrance is clearly sign posted and easy to find.

To see a map of the site’s entrance, visit our what3words link.

Where can I park at Scottow Enterprise Park?

We have many parking spaces spread over our 600 acre site. One of our biggest parking areas is located to the left of our Security Hut, where there are many parking spaces including accessible bays for those with a disabled badge.

Parking space is available outside or nearby to almost all of our units. Vehicles can be parked up within meters of our properties making the site very accessible.

We ask all of our tenants and visitors onsite to park responsibly in dedicated parking bays after signing in with our Security Team.  

What is there to do at Scottow Enterprise Park?

Scottow Enterprise Park is the largest business park in North Norfolk. The site is home to over 112 tenants who use our properties for both private and commericial use.

There are a wide range of businesses who operate on Scottow Enterprise Park. These include mechanics, manufacturers, scientists, joiners, event organisers, gallerists, film producers, equipment hirers and much, much more.

Access to the businesses on the park is by appointment only and we encourage you to get in touch with our tenants directly to organise a meeting.

The Java Bean cafe, found near to Hangar 2 onsite, however, is accessible to the public providing visitors sign in at Security.

Renting and hiring at Scottow Enterprise Park

How much is it to rent a unit at Scottow Enterprise Park?

Renting a unit at Scottow Enterprise Park can cost anything between hundreds of pounds a month for small storage containers to thousands of pounds a month for large commericial buildings.

Because we have such a vast range of properties available onsite, our lease prices also vary. All our units are priced in line with market value and we try our very best to ensure our rates are affordable for individuals and businesses.

To find out the rental cost of specific units, please get in touch with our friendly management team on 01603 273148 or email info@scottowenterprisepark.com.

How do I rent a property on Scottow Enterprise Park?

The very first step to renting a property on Scottow Enterprise Park is getting in touch with our team to discuss your exact requirements. Because all of our units to rent are unique and different from one another, it is helpful to speak to our friendly team about what exactly you are looking for. They can advise you on the square footage that is available, plus all the facilities and extra perks that they think your business may benefit from.

Once you have discussed your business’ needs with a member of our team, they will arrange a day and time for you to visit Scottow Enterprise Park and view the properties on offer. After this has been completed and you have found the right property for your business, you will receive some documents to sign and send back.

Now all the paperwork has been completed, you can now simply select your ‘move in’ day and prepare to move into the new home of your business. And that’s it, you’re now an official tenant of Scottow Enterprise Park!

How much does it cost to film at Scottow Enterprise Park?

The cost of filming at Scottow Enterprise Park really does vary from project to project. Charges for using Scottow Enterprise Park as the filming location of your film or photography shoot is dependent on many variables. For example, how many days you require access to the site, how much of an impact your activities will cause to site members, how large your crew is and what exactly you would like to do on the park, will all be considered.

To receive a quote for your filming or photography project, get in touch with our friendly and experienced team. Simply call 01603 273148 or email info@scottowenterprisepark.co.uk.  

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