Not me, Malcolm ... when I was stationed at Hyderabad Barracks (now a housing estate), that "business park" was just a green field. Instant trivia:- the original Maplin business was started from a bedroom in Rayleigh (Essex).More trivia:- Colchester has the longest railway platform in England (for the troop trains, don't you know)!
Meanwhile, any decent electronic components shops in Rome?
Here in the UK (outside of Essex, that is) it seems that on-line
has to be the answer now.