Decorative text reads 'data base'
Decorative text reads 'data base'


The Golden Valley Development site, located beside GCHQ in West Cheltenham, will see up to 200 hectares of land transformed into a world-class, multi-purpose development with the Cyber Innovation Centre at its heart. Bringing together GCHQ’s innovation programmes, academia, business and event space; offering up to two million square feet of commercial floor space for this rapidly growing sector.

It will be a vibrant and pioneering garden community, integrating hi-tech businesses with new homes and community uses, alongside the highest standards of environmental sustainability, design and place-making.

  • Over 1 Million sq. ft

    Commercial space clustering companies from the tech sectors such as cybersecurity, AI and more – all 100 meters from GCHQ’s Doughnut

  • Over 1000 New Homes

    Over 1,000 new homes across a variety of types, tenures, and sizes to meet all needs

  • A Garden Community

    Garden Community status, with natural plaths & routes for Golden Valley tenants, vistors & Cheltenham residents

"By bringing the homes and the tech together, the development is going to create a world-class environment that is sustainable and will be a superb place to live."

Artist impresion of the GVD smart sector

Smart district

A smart district designed for the most innovative ideas, people, and companies.

People-first streets, with activated building frontages

New mobility services & forms of transport

New smart technologies including weather sensors and tech to improve services

Nature & community

A focus on the local community, with the backdrop of Gloucestershire’s natural beauty.

Picturesque views of the Malvern hills and Cotswolds

Space for the local community to gather and enjoy

Different forms of housing, including 35% affordable.

Artist impresion of the GVD high street

Space to Grow

A growth space for the country’s greatest technologists and national security experts.

Makers & IoT labs for technologists &  stakeholders

Homes for different user groups

Events gathering a mix of engineers, researchers, founders, managers, and more.

Innovation Centre

This nationally signifciant asset will extend to approximately 160,000 sq ft and comprise high quality office space (self-contained and co-working suites), flexible event spaces, food & beverage facilities and high-quality public realm.

Artist impression of the Golden Valley cyber innovation centre
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