Ellutia start building on Lancaster Way

Posted May 27, 2016 at 9:41 am

Cambridge success story Ellutia UK, is this week celebrating the start of works on a brand new HQ at Lancaster Way Business Park, Ely, which will combine office, laboratory and production space in a 15,000 sq ft building.

Ellutia is the brainchild of Phillip James, the founder of Cambridge Scientific Instruments, and is now a world leader in the design and production of innovative and unique gas chromatography instruments. Ellutia builds instruments and devises tailored solutions for government laboratories and clients from a huge range of sectors globally – notably the food sector, agrochemicals and forensics.


Lancaster Way is a key business park in the Cambridge Compass Enterprise Zone, a network of sites that offer attractive benefits for businesses.

Neil Darwin, Chief Executive of the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Ellutia as the first new tenant to the Cambridge Compass Enterprise Zone at Lancaster Way. Ellutia is a growing and innovative business, who clearly saw the benefits of locating their new HQ within the Cambridge Compass, with its easy access to our local, highly skilled workforce. With up to 100% business rates discounts on offer to companies moving onto site, we look forward to welcoming even more new businesses to the Cambridge Compass Enterprise Zone in the near future.”

MP for South East Cambridgeshire, Lucy Frazer QC, was also on site to join the celebrations. She said: “I was delighted to meet the team at Ellutia and to see work start on their new building. It is a sign of the prosperity of the region that good businesses are continuing to grow and develop.”

To find out more about the opportunities at Lancaster Way Business Park, contact Philip Woolner at Cheffins on 01223 213666, philip.woolner@cheffins.co.uk.