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BASE is so much more than just a place to work. The team here at BASE Bordon Innovation Centre are passionate about developing a supportive and engaging community of start-ups, SMEs and entrepreneurs. The inclusive support offered by our on-site Innovation Director (and wider team of growth experts) combined with working side-by-side with other like-minded businesses, means that no matter what sector you’re working in, there is always a helping hand close by.

INNOVATE AND CREATE, TOGETHER

Where better to grow your business than a place where everybody around you is growing too? All entrepreneurs at Ashton Old Baths make fantastic use of our communal areas to meet and share ideas, and collaboration is more than encouraged between businesses. Your next connection could be just around the corner.

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OUR MEMBERS

BASE is buzzing with creativity, innovation and pioneering spirit, with members already making history as part of our vibrant business community. Find out more about the cutting-edge companies already making their mark here.

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OUR TEAM

Our community is led by an intuitive and experienced team dedicated to running the Centre and helping your business succeed. Each member brings their own specialist knowledge and warm personality to the table, culminating in an extensively supportive and sociable team.

Duncan Gill

Centre Manager

Duncan has a wealth of management experience, having led various technical, marketing and sales teams within the IT industry. In addition, he has a passion for innovation and worked to support academia, start-ups and SMEs during the five years that he managed IBM’s 3 Innovation Centre in London, Dublin and Winchester.

In his spare time, Duncan spends as much time as possible on boats and motorcycles.

Clare Clark

Assistant Centre Manager

Having worked in a range of office environments from advertising agencies to a quarry, Clare has gained 20 years’ experience from various administrative and customer service roles. After moving around the UK due to her husband’s Army career they have now settled in Hampshire, and enjoy the outdoors exploring the surrounding areas.

Clare has previously competed in the Great South Run with an aim to complete a half marathon one day.

Louise Bampfield

Centre Experience Assistant

Louise has worked in a mixture of customer service roles from banking to the travel industry and enjoys meeting new people. Working part time at the centre over 2.5 days a week she ensures everyone receives a warm welcome and is happy to assist with queries.

Having lived in Thailand for a year, she returned to the UK with her now husband and their daughter.

Read just some of the inspiring stories of success from the innovative businesses based at BASE.

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OUR TEAM

Our community is led by an intuitive and experienced team dedicated to running the Centre and helping your business succeed. Each member brings their own specialist knowledge and warm personality to the table, culminating in an extensively supportive and sociable team.

Duncan Gill

Centre Manager

Duncan has a wealth of management experience, having led various technical, marketing and sales teams within the IT industry.
In addition, he has a passion for innovation and worked to support academia, start-ups and SMEs during the five years that he managed IBM’s 3 Innovation Centre in London, Dublin and Winchester.
In his spare time, Duncan spends as much time as possible on boats and motorcycles.

Clare Clarke

Centre Support Assistant

Having worked in a range of office environments from advertising agencies to a quarry, Clare has gained 20 years’ experience from various administrative and customer service roles. She enjoys assisting with the daily operations at BASE to make sure everything is running smoothly for our customers.

After moving around the UK due to her husband’s Army career they have now settled in Hampshire, and enjoy the outdoors exploring the South Downs Way and surrounding areas. Clare has previously competed in the Great South Run with an aim to complete a half marathon one day.

Louise Bampfield

Customer Experience Assistant

Louise has worked in a mixture of customer service roles from banking to the travel industry and enjoys meeting new people. Working part time at the centre over 2.5 days a week she ensures everyone receives a warm welcome and is happy to assist with queries.

Having lived in Thailand for a year, she returned to the UK with her now husband and they have recently celebrated the 1st birthday of their daughter.

Read just some of the inspiring stories of success from the innovative businesses based at BASE.

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CASE STUDIES

Discover just some of our inspirational success stories from our community of ambitious entrepreneurs.

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