Blythe Valley Park achieves health & wellbeing accreditation

Blythe Valley Park has underlined its commitment to health and wellbeing, achieving Fitwel 2* Accreditation, across the Solihull business park near junction 4 of the M42.

Fitwel is the world’s leading people-centric real estate certification platform, which recognises organisations that are building healthier developments and communities. Fitwel helps to implement a vision for a healthier future where all buildings and communities are enhanced to strengthen health and wellbeing.

Blythe Valley Park was the highest scoring Fitwel 2* business park in the UK. The achievement signifies the increased importance in implementing evidence-based design, and operational strategies, that positively impact occupier’s health and wellness.

Christina Cosgrove, Senior Asset Manager for Frasers Property said: “Achieving Fitwel 2* accreditation for the park aligns with our vision; to deliver environments that strengthen the connection between people and the places in which they live and work.

“This is important for both the park and the occupiers, who strive to look after the wellbeing of their employees and is always a big part of why they want to join our community.”

Blythe Valley Park is recognised for its 122 acres of surrounding country park and green open spaces, with a nature reserve and network of walking, running, and cycling routes, a wellness events programme including free bike hire and weekly yoga sessions. All amenities and services such as the gym, nursery, shop and café are easily accessible with Java Roastery promoting healthy food and refreshments for occupiers.

Blythe Valley Park’s commitment to sustainability and inclusivity also played a significant role in earning this prestigious accreditation, as did its connectivity, it has excellent access to the region’s transport network including Birmingham Airport, the international train station and the new HS2 hub plus, a local bus shuttle service.

With the Fitwel 2* accreditation, Blythe Valley Park further solidifies its position as a leader in promoting health and wellness in the workplace environment attracting many high profiles businesses from the region including Gymshark, Lounge Underwear, ZF Group, Jerroms Group and Wavenet.