Neighbourhood Watch: Knowledge Quarter, Liverpool

Knowledge Quarter The thriving Knowledge Quarter, sandwiched between the bohemian Ropewalks and the athletic Everton area, is the vibrant hub of Liverpool’s world-famous cluster of bio-medical, research and science institutions. A beacon of education, the district is home to Liverpool’s powerhouse University campuses: University of Liverpool, Liverpool University teaching Hospital and Liverpool John Moores University,

Neighbourhood Watch: Knowledge Quarter, Liverpool

Knowledge Quarter

The thriving Knowledge Quarter, sandwiched between the bohemian Ropewalks and the athletic Everton area, is the vibrant hub of Liverpool’s world-famous cluster of bio-medical, research and science institutions. A beacon of education, the district is home to Liverpool’s powerhouse University campuses: University of Liverpool, Liverpool University teaching Hospital and Liverpool John Moores University, thriving in subjects from astrophysics to art.

Regeneration

The Spine

Set to become the heart of the Knowledge Quarter, Paddington Village is a vibrant community destination for both student and residential property with an international college, cancer treatment centre, powerplant and hotel. In addition, the key attraction will be a world-class building by the Royal College of Physicians called ‘The Spine’ with a staircase to resemble the human vertebrae.

With 1.8m sq. ft. of science, technology, education and health space earmarked for the eastern gateway of the city, Paddington Village will be developed in three phases: Paddington Central. Paddington South and Paddington North.

 

Culture

Fabric District

In the heart of Liverpool’s fashion industry its numerous industrial businesses including drapers, tailors and upholstery businesses, it comes as no surprise the creative minds of tomorrow are regulars in the Fabric District. Their presence has led to a 3-day international free arts festival from the fine arts to ceramics.

 

Transport

Lime Street Station

Fabric District borders Lime Street, giving the trendy neighbourhood efficient transport links to the city, and with the plans for HS2 in full effect, commuting up and down the country will be an easy task for those preferring the Liverpool atmosphere.

 

Education

Liverpool Science Park

A leader of global research, the Knowledge Quarter is home to the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool Science Park, The National Oceanographic Centre, Mersey Bio Incubator and RedX Pharma, as well as next-generation technologies incubated at the Liverpool Science Park. With over 120,000 sq. ft. of high-spec office and commercial laboratory accommodation, the Park is home to nano technologies, healthcare, information computer technology (ICT), biotechnology, research and development into the automotive industry, and specialist support services.

 

Innovation

Sensor City

Sensor City is the focal point for sensor technology for innovation and development in the UK. Sensor City is creating a dynamic and supportive community, providing entrepreneurs, SMEs and existing organisations with the facilities, business support and hands-on technical expertise they need to turn their innovations into commercially viable solutions.

The in-house laboratories offer the very latest in technology, some of which is not available anywhere else in the UK, making Sensor City a truly unique destination for sensor-related research and development.

 

Science

Accelerator

Accelerator is a £25m collaboration between the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital Trust and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine supporting businesses through collaboration, innovation and investment.

With state-of-the-art laboratories including category 3 labs, insectaries, offices, collaboration zones, meeting rooms and cafeteria, Accelerator supports the commercialisation of health and life science research and allows knowledge transfer between business leaders, clinical colleagues, key opinion leaders and academics.

 

Final Note

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