Sarah Brown director of Bentwaters Parks is the invited speaker at MENTA’s Coffee Means Business at Seckford Hall Woodbridge on Tuesday, 26th February from 9.30am.
The family business owns the site of the ex USAF base in Rendlesham and since 2001 they have been developing the 1000-acre site which comprises of a variety of warehouses and small office units. The main tarmac runway is still operational for flying and within the airfield are woodlands and open grassland.
Sarah will talk about how the challenge to find appropriate uses for the unique military style buildings has resulted in a diverse mix of business uses, everything from fine wines, fireworks, vintage and performance cars to locally grown potatoes and onions.
Recent developments within the TV and film industry have led to an increasing demand for studio space. Bentwaters Parks has secured planning permission for a large sound stage facility which will attract larger productions and create a huge boost to the creative industries with the county.
Host of Coffee Means Business, Nick Pandolfi commented, “I’m delighted Sarah will be joining us at our networking event when over thirty business owners will take the opportunity to make new contacts over coffee and be inspired by a fantastic Suffolk business story.”
Sarah Brown said, “Bentwaters Parks is an exciting place to be. We have great plans for the future and we are passionate about promoting all that our wonderful region has to offer.”
For more details regarding MENTA’s Coffee Means Business click here or call 01284 760206. The event costs £5pp to attend and booking isn’t required.