There are a number of business premises in North Derbyshire and North Nottinghamshire that have either been developed specifically or are suitable for businesses in the creative industries sector.
Ashfield Business Centres
Two new business incubation centres have been developed in Sutton in Ashfield and Kirkby in Ashfield to meet the needs of growing businesses that require their own dedicated office space. The centres offer a range of different sized offices suitable for up to three people. For more information call Ashfield District Council on 01623 457008 or visit www.ashfield-dc.gov.uk/business
Pleasley Vale Creative Workspace
Pleasley Vale comprises of three majestic mills which have been fully refurbished to provide high specification business accommodation. The latest stage of development is the ‘Creative Courtyard’ which is a collection of small business accommodation designated for the creative industries. Units are available in various sizes of 19.50 sq m to 95.50 sqm. For further details, please contact Bolsover District Council on 01246 242210.
The Harley Foundation Workshops
Located on the site of the Victorian kitchen garden and Tan Gallop at Welbeck Estate, near Worksop, there are three sets of Harley studios with space for up to 30 artists and makers. The Harley foundation offers subsidised studios for artists and also operate a start-up scheme for those setting up for the first time. For further information visit http://www.harleygallery.co.uk /or telephone 01909 501700.
Sherwood Forest Art and Craft Centre
Edwinstowe is home to Sherwood Forest Art & Craft Centre, set in the heart of Sherwood Forest. There are 16 artist studios and workshops all set around either the central glazed roof courtyard or accessed from outside. If you are an artist or craft worker and this is of interest please contact Newark & Sherwood District Council on 01636 655890.
This business centre is located on Oakham Business Park close to the A38 and new Mansfield Ashfield Regeneration Route. It offers managed workspace and manufacturing accommodation for a range of innovate and high growth businesses. Offices range in size from 250 sq.ft. to over 1000 sq.ft. and there are five work pods ranging in size from 750 sq.ft. to 1200 sq.ft. For more information call 01623 600600 or visit http://www.mansfieldi-centre.com/
Westthorpe Business Innovation Centre
The centre is located on the Westthorpe Fields Business Park, Green Lane, Killamarsh, a former coalfield site in the district of North East Derbyshire. The Centre has new managed office and workshop units, offered on reasonable and flexible terms to businesses with growth potential. The Centre provides teams of professional support staff to help companies develop and grow. For more information call 0114 218 0600 or visit http://www.westthorpe.co.uk
The Turbine is a business innovation centre located near Worksop and is designed to give innovative businesses the space to succeed. It supports new and existing businesses by providing excellent office and clean manufacturing units along with administrative and business support. The Turbine has 45 office units ranging in size from 18 sq metres to 140 sq metres on two floors. It also has four workshops ranging in size from 46 sq. metres to 95 sq. metres for businesses who wish to undertake research work, product development or small scale clean light manufacturing. For more information call 01909 512 100 or visit www.theturbine.co.uk
Dunston Innovation Centre
Dunston Innovation Centre, sited on Dunston Technology Park, is less than 10 minutes from Chesterfield town centre. The centre is designed to assist small to medium sized companies to successfully innovate and grow. Dunston has 34 units which range from 19 sq ms to 147 sq ms over three floors. For more information call 01246 267700 or visit http://www.dunstoninnovationcentre.co.uk
Tapton Innovation Centre
Tapton Innovation Centre is situated in the grounds of George Stephenson's house and parkland, within easy reach of Chesterfield town centre. The purpose of the Innovation Centre is to stimulate innovation and the establishment of technology and knowledge based businesses within the community. Tapton has 35 units which range from 225 sq ft to 1600 sq ft. For more information call 01246 231234 or visit www.tapton.co.uk
This is a small courtyard of units which have an arts related focus, located between Chatsworth Road and Old Road in Chesterfield. Tenants include a Chocolatier, Fashion Jewellery Maker, Fabric Artist and Picture Framer. If you are interested please contact Liam Jaques at firstname.lastname@example.org