Pilot site characteristics
The pilot project will be led by LeasePlan in collaboration with Transport System Catapult (TSC). LeasePlan will engage with the estate owners, corporate tenants and the council, for the final design and the setting up of the pilot service.
LeasePlan provides leasing and car sharing services to various leading industrial estates in the UK, including the proposed candidate for the pilot, Slough trading estate (STE), one of Europe’s largest single ownership estate by SEGRO, reputation for world class location for business, home to many of the world’s most successful companies. STE is spread over 486 acres of commercial property in Slough and provides accommodation to 500 businesses and has a working population of about 20,000 people. There are over 600 buildings. The Estate is home to 400 tenants from countries including America, Italy, Japan, Germany and Korea. Companies using the park include: Fiat Group Automobiles UK Ltd, Centrica, Yell, Electrolux, GlaxoSmithKline, Mars Confectionery, Akzo Nobel, Virgin Media, O2, the data-centre operator Network-i and OKI Printing Solutions. It is also home to important small, medium and large businesses.