Community

The Silverstone Park Community

A thriving community

As part of the Silverstone Park community we are making it easier for everyone to attain a good work-life balance. We have a range of amenities for everyone to enjoy, including an on-site café, a gym and a variety of outside spaces. A social committee meets quarterly to discuss community events and organise the Park’s sports and social programme.

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Boot Camp, every Thursday

As part of Silverstone Park's on-going commitment to the health and well-being of occupiers and employees, we organise a series of weekly Boot Camp sessions.

A trained fitness instructor puts participants through their paces with fun, high-energy sessions. A great way to meet new people on the Park!

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Wear It Pink day, October

During October, companies at Silverstone Park are encouraged to don a splash of pink in aid of the nationwide ‘Wear It Pink Day'.

The day is part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month run by Breast Cancer Now and in recent years the fun activity has raised about £600.

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MacMillan Bake Off, September

A hugely popular ‘bake off’ is held each year for Silverstone Park companies as part of Macmillan’s nationwide World's Biggest Coffee Morning.

In five years, c.£1,200 has been raised through the activity for MacMillan Cancer Support by occupiers.

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Pizza on Tuesdays (monthly)

Milandy Pizza calls outside Silverstone Park's Innovation Centre on the first Tuesday of each month with a mobile oven to cook its delicious pizzas for occupiers on the spot.

An alternative lunch menu for occupiers!

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Cycle pool scheme

Developer MEPC has launched a popular 'Together We Travel' scheme that enables employees of businesses on site to hire bicycles to help get around the Silverstone Park grounds.

An app allows bikes to be tracked, collected and dropped off at allocated points for easy use by fellow businesses.

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Reducing single plastic waste

MEPC help Silverstone Park businesses to reduce their single plastic waste (on foods and washing products etc) with visits from local mobile zero-waste refill shop Green Machine Refill.

CLICK HERE to see how it works or visit www.greenmachinerefill.co.uk.

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Sports Evening, Autumn

Welly wanging, tug ‘o’ war and penalty shoot-outs, plus ‘wheelbarrow’, sack, egg ‘n’ spoon and three-legged races are all part of the fun and games during a fun sports evening and picnic event for Silverstone Park's occupiers

These will be back when the Covid situation allows. CLICK HERE for 2019’s event.

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International Women's Day

In March 2020, Silverstone Park invited its occupiers to take part in a week of activities to honour International Women's Day (8 March).

These attracted live BBC radio airtime, highlighted five inspirational women in engineering working for businesses on site, and were added to by news announcements about initiatives to improve women’s careers in the Construction industry, plus gender equality and diversity in business and society.

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Quiz Nights

Bringing out the competitive streak in our occupiers, popular quiz nights are held on site (Covid allowing).

Each quiz attracts a full house, plus plenty of head scratching and fun banter – all washed down with curry and a pint in the neighbouring Silverstone Circuit paddock’s Pit Stop Cafe.

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Summer BBQ, July

Some 300 employees from the Park's occupier businesses attend our summer BBQ on the stunning University Technology College’s terrace (Covid allowing).

Excellent food, live music and even race cars testing on the neighbouring Silverstone Grand Prix circuit are all included. CLICK HERE for news of 2019’s event…

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Christmas light fantastic

In December 2020, Silverstone Park developer MEPC treated occupiers and their employees with tickets to visit the neighbouring Silverstone Circuit's impressive new Christmas laser lights display.

This allowed occupiers and their families to drive the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit.

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Media coverage for occupiers

MEPC's support of businesses located at Silverstone Park extends to including them in media/PR opportunities which can include valuable airtime on TV and radio.

This provides media outlets with expert opinion and occupiers with an opportunity to promote their brand.