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2,000 new jobs at MIRA Technology Park near Nuneaton

The Business Secretary Vince Cable has opened the first stage of a technology park which is expected to create 2,000 jobs in the next ten years.

Dr Cable flew in a helicopter around the site at MIRA near Nuneaton. He opened it by activating an army robot - which cut the ribbon. The vehicle - developed there - is normally used in warzones to find roadside bombs.

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New control centre to be opened at Nuneaton technology park

Vince Cable arrives at the Mira Technology Park in Birmingham
Vince Cable arrives at the Mira Technology Park in Nuneaton Credit: ITV Central

The Business Secretary Vince Cable MP has arrived at the Mira Technology Park in Nuneaton to formally open the new Control Centre.

It is the first building to be opened in the technology park development, which was granted Enterprise Zone status last year.

The Control Centre at the MIRA Technology Park in Birmingham
The Control Centre at the MIRA Technology Park in Nuneaton Credit: ITV Central

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