The Oxford Science Park has chosen Orbis software for their hospitality requirements with full integration link to Yoyo’s payment and loyalty platform. It was decided to use Orbis across the Sadler Building and The Magdalen Centre for the food and beverage locations, which house onsite cafés, and bar and brasserie. The Oxford Science Park was created in 1991 and is owned and managed by Magdalen College Oxford, one of Oxford’s oldest and most famous colleges with a tradition of academic excellence and entrepreneurship. The Park upholds the College’s heritage and provides one of the most influential science, technology and business environments in the UK.
“The Oxford Science Park hospitality team perform many sales each week across all outlets, delivering wide range of food and drink offerings” says Julien Such, Head of Food & Beverage at The Park. “We chose Orbis Point-of-Sale systems because it is capable of supporting our business today and it’s continued growth tomorrow as we introduce Yoyo to proactively grow our on-site revenue and increase customer lifetime value and look into introducing self-checkout hospitality solutions too.’’
“We are delighted to win this contract and welcome The Oxford Science Park onto the Orbis platform. Orbis Tech are focused on helping The Park deliver the success that has made hospitality an important element of what they do,” says Darren Brown, Marketing Manager at Orbis Tech. “Orbis Tech’s software systems always aim to be an open solution; so our Yoyo integration makes a lot of sense to The Oxford Science Park, particularly for the smart loyalty reporting, whilst their customers enjoy the flexibility of the Yoyo app for payment, receiving rewards and push notifications.”
About Oxford Science Park
The Oxford Science Park is owned and managed by Magdalen College, Oxford. Created in 1991, the Park upholds the College’s heritage and provides one of the most influential science & technology environments in the UK. There is approaching 750,000 square feet of workspace accommodation across the Park, which is now home to 2,500 people and more than 90 businesses. These range from start-ups based in the Magdalen Centre innovation hub to major international companies and include Blue Earth Diagnostics, Circassia, OrganOx, OxSonics, Oxford Nanopore Technologies, Sharp Life Science, Oxford Genetics, ProImmune, Oxford Sciences Innovation, Evox Therapeutics, Vaccitech and Exscientia.
In addition to being a key property investment, the Park is at the heart of Magdalen College’s strategy to support discovery, innovation and entrepreneurship. It will continue to develop The Oxford Science Park as a long-term strategic asset, with ambitious plans to create an additional 300,000+ sq ft of office and laboratory space on the remaining 10+ acres of land over the next 3-5 years. This additional capacity will support the growth of businesses already based on the Park, providing flexible workspace accommodation, and enabling new companies to enjoy the Park’s exceptional environment and collegiate and collaborative ethos. The Oxford Science Park is located approximately four miles south-east of Oxford city centre, just off the City’s southern ring road. It has easy access to the M40 and A34, as well as to Heathrow Airport and mainline train services. For further information, please visit: www.oxfordsp.com or follow us on twitter @OxfordSciencePK