Dyson’s UK expansion continues with construction of £100m technology center in central Bristol
Dyson has revealed plans to invest £100million in setting up a technology center in Bristol.
The vacuum cleaner and battery maker said the site in the heart of the port city will house “hundreds of software and artificial intelligence engineers”, as well as the company’s sales and e-commerce teams for Great Britain. Britain and Ireland.
Site personnel will work on a product pipeline that will span 10 years, the company added.
R&D: Vacuum cleaner and battery maker Dyson, founded by James Dyson (pictured), plans to invest £100m in setting up a technology center in Bristol
The latest investment follows last year’s announcement to open a robotics center on the Hullavington Aerodrome campus, near Chippenham, Wiltshire.
Dyson employs over 3,500 people involved in research and development in the UK at sites in Hullavington and Malmesbury, as well as offices in London.
The company has also confirmed an investment in an R&D campus in the Philippines at a cost of £166 million.
It also wants to accelerate plans for its next-generation battery factory in Singapore, which will be completed this year and operational by 2025.
“Dyson’s next-generation battery technology will bring about a major revolution in the performance and durability of Dyson machines,” said founder James Dyson.