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Ipswich: Business centre celebrates 20th anniversay of Basepoint organisation

13:00 04 May 2014

The unveiling of the plaque at Basepoint Ipswich marking the 20th anniversary of the Basepoint Business Centres organisation.

The unveiling of the plaque at Basepoint Ipswich marking the 20th anniversary of the Basepoint Business Centres organisation.

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Staff and occupants of the Basepoint Ipswich business centre have celebrated the Baspoint organisation’s 20th anniversary.

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The Mayor of Ipswich, Hamil Clarke, unveiled a commemorative plaque at the centre, at a ceremony also attended by licensees based at the centre and other local businesses.

Michelle Wootton, Basepoint Ipswich’s centre manager, said: “We were delighted to welcome the Mayor of Ipswich, councillor Hamil Clarke MBE, to our business centre to help us celebrate the 20th anniversary of Basepoint.

“Basepoint has gone from strength to strength, growing from one centre in 1994 to 30 today and supporting thousands of businesses, so we are pleased to be able to commemorate this. We are thankful to all of the licensees and businesses who attended our celebrations and made it such a momentous occasion.”

Basepoint specialises in the development and operation of flexible business, innovation and enterprise centres which provide comprehensive accommodation and support infrastructure packages to new and early-stage businesses within a supportive and secure environment.

Basepoint specialises in the development and operation of managed business, innovation and enterprise centres. These centres provide comprehensive accommodation and support infrastructure packages to new and early-stage companies within a supportive and secure environment. The company operates both wholly- and part-owned centres as well as managing faci lities on behalf of public sector bodies. Group operations currently extend across Southern England, Midlands, East Anglia and Wales, with additional opportunities under assessment across the UK.

It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the ACT Foundation, a leading grant-making charity dedicated to improving the quality of life of those in need, with the foundation deriving its income from a diverse property portfolio of which Basepoint is a major part.

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