Looking for a place to grow your business this year?

By Anita Jaynes on 27 January, 2022

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Check out Swindon’s Workshed, a workspace for entrepreneurs, pioneers, and creative thinkers to innovate, connect and grow. 

First launched in 2018, The Workshed is a Swindon Borough Council initiative and part of an ambitious plan to regenerate Brunel’s Carriage Works and the wider Swindon economy. 

Through continued investment The Workshed has attracted a number of heritage and educational institutes to the building which creates a unique business incubator. It is the home of the Royal Agricultural Society Heritage Institute and the new Innovation Centre for Applied Sustainable Technologies (iCAST) a unique partnership of expertise which includes the Universities of Bath and Oxford, the High-Value Manufacturing Catapult’s Sustainability Partnership, innovation experts SETsquared, the Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership and investors. 

The Workshed offers co-working space, individual offices for 1-15 people, workpods, meeting rooms and a modern event space which buzzes with the power of the past and the energy of today. It also offers a virtual business office, providing a prestigious address without the expense of a physical office. 

Genna Spiller is Centre Manager at The Workshed, she said, “We currently have a range of office space available from 150 sq.ft- 750 sq.ft. We offer a flexible proposition allowing you to upscale, downsize, or even end your contract without fuss. Our simple, attractive pricing and stress-free contracts are designed to give you what you need when you need it.”

The Workshed’s facilities include:

•1 giga superfast fibre

•Bike racks 

•Event space

•Showers 

•Meeting rooms

•Communal areas – including kitchen facilities

•Phone/Skype booths

•On-site business support and advice

Genna, added, “Now we’re all getting back to the office, we can’t wait to see our co-working and communal spaces full of life and energy again. Some great conversations and new collaborations have happened as a result of people meeting at The Workshed.”

The Workshed’s current tenants include technology firm Ntegra, creative business Create Studios and New Elements, organiser of the Swindon Festival of Tomorrow.

To find out more about The Workshed email: info@theworkshed.co.uk or call 07971 777 906. Visit the website at: www.theworkshed.co.uk