From pioneering work in optical technologies and digital switching through to work in advanced software techniques and protocols, Adastral Park is recognised as one of the leading centres of technical innovation in the communication world.

Adastral Park is home to BT’s Global Research and Development Headquarters and Innovation Martlesham – an established cluster of over 70 high-tech ICT Companies and thriving hub for like-minded individuals sharing knowledge and expertise.

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Click here to view office space , read about the Incubator, Companies in the cluster, IM news and networking events.



Use the links above to find out more about Adastral Park and read on for the latest news .

All events listed below on the Adastral Park website are open solely to BT staff and people based at Adastral Park.

The Book People will be in the Hub between 11.00-14.30, Tuesday 10 May.

The BT Labs at Adastral Park near Ipswich, Suffolk, today celebrated 40 years at the forefront of telecoms innovation, commemorating the opening of the company’s global R&D headquarters in November 1975 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

The site, formerly known as the Post Office Research Station Martlesham Heath, was opened on 21 November 1975, as a new centre for telecommunications research, replacing the wartime Dollis Hill research station in North London.

Click here to read more.

The Disability Advice Service (DAS) gives free, independent advice to disabled people and carers living in the Suffolk Coastal area.  Meet representatives from the DAS in the Hub on Monday 5 October to discuss more about welfare benefits, care & support, housing rights, accessible transport, and other issues that may be of concern.

Travelling on business?  Find out what BT does to support its business travellers and come meet the BT team and our partners from International SOS in the Hub, 11.30 to 14.30.

We will be able to:

  • Answer any questions you have about business travel
  • Advise what support is available while you are away
  • Discuss travel risks including medical and security
  • Provide assistance with downloading the International SOS app you can use on travel
  • Show you where you can do more training if you would like to learn more
  • Advise how we assist with bespoke travel scenarios and high risk travel

There will also be an opportunity to win an iPad by entering a competition, which will be open to everyone.

Join us in creating the world’s best design team.  Thinking about developing your career? The Contract Design Hubs team in BT TSO are hosting events over the next few weeks to share what it’s like to work in CDH, and about the range of career opportunities that are available.  CDH are a global team delivering world leading designs for our customers. Our design studios have top tech collaboration tools connecting everyone in the organisation with each other and our customers across the globe.  Piqued your interest? Why not come along to our roadshow between 10:30-15:00 to have a chat and find out more.  Vendors, all of which CDH designers use on a regular basis, will also be demonstrating their latest technology.

Meet the team from Milsom Hotels & Restaurants at lunchtime on Wednesday 16 September to discuss accommodation, weddings and events.  There will be giveaways and a chance to enter a prize draw.

Prospect will be in the Hub at lunchtime on Thursday 3 September.

There are no events taking place in the Hub during this week.

Prospect will be in the Hub at lunchtime on Thursday 20 August.

There are no events taking place in the Hub during this week.

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