Holden, Massachusetts

Alden offers a breadth and scope of services not typically found within one company.  Conceptual design, detailed design, biological/fisheries studies, analytical modeling, CFD, field measurements, physical modeling, precision flow meter calibrations, and field testing are all available.

Our Holden facility is situated on 32 acres and has over 150,000 square feet of enclosed space available for physical water and air models, fish testing flumes and basins and dedicated equipment for complex CFD simulations. Approximately twenty buildings are equipped with flow sources and control devices for conducting hydraulic modeling, fish testing, air/gas flow modeling, and numerous other types of flow testing. Fully equipped and staffed carpentry, machine and instrumentation shops provide rapid and efficient project support. Fixed facilities providing water flow and an inventory of movable flow-related equipment are located on the premises. 


Alden is conveniently located in central Massachusetts, roughly sixty minutes from airports in Boston, Providence, and Hartford.


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Hotel Accommodations

A variety of hotels are located within approximately fifteen minutes of Alden. Phone numbers and web sites of our preferred hotels are provided below for your convenience. When calling, mention Alden to get our corporate rate or click on the link to go directly to our corporate rate page.


Courtyard by Marriott

72 Grove Street, Worcester, MA 


Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton

65 Prescott Street, Worcester, MA

Residence Inn by Marriott  

503 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA




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The following airports are located within easy driving distance from Alden. Transportation including limo/shuttle services, rental cars, and ride sharing options are available at each.

Boston BOS (approximately 55 miles from Alden)
Providence PVD (approximately 55 miles from Alden)
Hartford/Springfield BDL (approximately 75 miles from Alden)
Manchester MHT (approximately 70 miles from Alden)