Communities

If you’re just starting out as an entrepreneur and have a great idea you want to bring to life, or looking for an inspiring co-working space to work alongside like-minded entrepreneurs this is the plage to find support and inspiration you need to make that crucial breakthrough and start on the road to success.

Entrepreneur supporters

NatWest understand that the success and growth of small businesses is the heartbeat of our economy. Small businesses provide investment, employment and benefits to our local communities and NatWest want to be central in helping them achieve this.

From this need, NatWest have created ‘Boost’ to help support you and your business in a way that goes beyond just financial services. Their series of events bring together a carefully selected and unique set of speakers to offer inspiration, experience and masterclasses in new skills – all with the aim of helping you to grow, progress and succeed.

NatWest dedicated team of local Business Growth Enablers will be on hand to help connect you to the right people and resources to best meet your business needs. Connect with them today.

 

Business in Focus is a not-for-profit organisation that has been helping businesses to start up and grow for nearly three decades.

They have an excellent track record of creating and implementing business support contracts on behalf of a range of clients, including Welsh Government and other public and private sector bodies.

Business in Focus are delighted to be delivering the Welsh Government’s flagship Business Wales service; providing small businesses with one-to-one business advice, business skills training and workshops.

Through their team of experts, they can provide owners and managers of SMEs with tailored consultancy and advice to suit different stages and circumstances, such as planning, employment and HR issues, help with access to finance, training seminars and events.

In addition, they provide business accommodation through our portfolio of properties across South Wales, which house many small businesses who can benefit from on-site advice and an entrepreneurial community.

 

Contact Business in Focus:

Website: www.businessinfocus.co.uk

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/businessinfocus

Twitter: https://twitter.com/businessinfocus

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/business-in-focus

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl1xT9ARArwTTZ72QCGg72g

 

Co-working space

 

Tramshed Tech is a co-working workspace in the heart of the city — home to the creative & tech industries.


They have created a space designed to promote collaboration between some of the finest creative businesses in Wales, focused on providing an innovative platform for a successful and supportive co-working community.


It’s their mission is to inspire, connect & support the digital, tech & creative sectors and believe in the power of community, in face-to-face connections & learning from others.

 

Contact Tramshed Tech:

Email: info@tramshedtech.co.uk
Tel: 029 2010 3090

Website: www.tramshedtech.co.uk

 

 

Welsh ICE are passionate about nurturing the realisation of their members visions through offering experience and practical guidance to support their innate capabilities to flourish in a fun, collaborative and creative community, whilst challenging them to overcome their perceived limitations.

 

Since being established in 2012, they have supported more than 350 businesses. Welsh ICE is currently home to more than 250 entrepreneurs and employees across three buildings on our campus in Caerphilly Business Park.

 

​Whether you're just starting out, freelancing, or growing your business, Welsh ICE have got the right programme and support package for you.

 

Contact Welsh ICE  

Email: jamie@welshice.org - Campus director

Direct tel: 02920 140040

Twitter: @Welsh_ICE

Facebook: /WelshICE

Space2B at The Maltings offers state-of-the-art working space steeped in heritage.

Offering a flexible range of co-working memberships, serviced offices and self- managed offices designed to meet the requirements of growing businesses – Space2B at The Maltings provides a collaborative and creative environment. Along with the basics that you would expect in your workspace, they go above and beyond to offer a supportive network and a dedicated team within an inspiring yet calm environment to help your business grow.

 

Superfast WIFI, on-site parking, on-site café, bike racks, free bike hire, free tea and coffee, free printing services and a complimentary shuttle bus to and from the City Centre all come as standard for their community.  

 

Contact Space2B

Email: Space2b@themaltings.co.uk

Tel: 02920 462045

Twitter: @_Space2B

Facebook: Space2BatTheMaltings

Instagram: space2b_themaltings

 

Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus will provide world leading facilities and expertise for the agri-tech industry and bioscience sector.

Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus will offer a range of high quality facilities to support innovation, enabling commercial enterprises to grow, prosper and drive economic growth in the food and drink, bioprocessing and biotechnology sectors throughout Wales and beyond. 

 

Office Space at the Innovation Campus Office Building

Do you want to join the Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise new business community? – office space available to rent now!

The campus Office Building contains 17 rentable offices varying in size from 8m2 to 23m2. The fully serviced offices hold between 1 and 4 persons and every office is light and bright with open views. These highly finished professional spaces have been created to allow entrepreneurs and businesses to grow and thrive.

Some other perks include: ample parking, high-speed internet and private meeting rooms. Offices are available for short leases on a full time and part time basis. To find out more contact the Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise team via the below:

 

Contact Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus:

Website: https://www.aberinnovation.com/

Telephone: 01970 621809

Email: innovate@aber.ac.uk

Twitter: https://twitter.com/aberinnovation

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/aberystwyth-innovation-and-enterprise-campus-ltd/

 

M-SParc are ready to ignite a powerful engine of opportunity in North West Wales.

Turning initial ideas into successful ventures requires something, and somewhere, extra. Something to ignite ambition, something to energise, somewhere to sparc a better future. Businesses built from great ideas at the cutting edge of science need expert knowledge, skill, support, encouragement and investment to succeed.

This is where M-SParc can help...

M-SParc is Wales' first dedicated Science Park providing laboratory, office, and clean workshop space to companies in the Low Carbon, Energy and Environment, and ICT sector.  

The focus is on providing dedicated business support to each tenant company, in order to help them develop and grow, creating jobs and economic growth for the region.

 

Contact M-SParc:

Email: post@m-sparc.com

Telephone: 01248 858000

Website: www.m-sparc.com

 

Rabble Studio is a friendly and creative co-working space based in Cardiff Bay. We offer workspace for freelancers, remote workers and small businesses on a monthly basis and can join Rabble for 5 days, 12 days or 24/7 if you need a permanent desk.

Rabble Studio is more than just a workspace however, it’s a place for community, where colleagues become friends. We have an eclectic mix of creative characters with complimentary skillsets ranging from design and creative strategy to journalism and games development. You can expect lots of communal lunches, creative workshops and events to keep you inspired and regular cuddles from members’ pets. Rabble is space to ask questions, learn and listen, have fun, make friends and do good work. When you put people in the same room amazing things can happen.

Join their disorderly crowd of extraordinary people and make Rabble Studio your new work home.

 

Contact Rabble Studio:

Email: hello@rabble.studio

Twitter: @rabblestudio

Website: www.rabble.studio

 

North Wales Coworking Community and Tech Hub at the heart of Llandudno’s Business District.

A classic building which has served as a stately home, a hotel and even a war-time military hospital. It is now home to an array of serviced offices, meeting rooms, flexible working areas - as well as North Wales' premiere co-working Space - 'The Drum'.

16 Trinity Square offers a professional working environment, perfect for start-ups and freelancers - striking views, natural light and great coffee. The more traditional serviced offices are versatile working spaces which are home to some of the area's most exciting businesses.

16 Trinity Square regularly hosts cutting-edge business events and functions, from seminars, networking events, training days and exhibitions - a hive of activity.

Rates:

Coworking – from £6.00 / day

Meeting Rooms – from £40 / half day hire

 

Contact 16 Trinity Square:

Telephone: 01492 862820

Email: info@16trinity.co.uk

Website: www.16trinity.co.uk

 

The Sustainable Studio is a co-working creative space for makers, creatives and artists since 2016.

The studio is situated in a former munitions factory just off Dumballs Road and has been restored and renewed with reclaimed, recycled materials, fixtures and fittings. Sustainable design is at the heart of the studio and been used so that work pods can be portable and reused if necessary.

We have hot desks, maker spaces and pods available for creatives and around 40 members in our growing community.

We house a range of businesses from ceramic artists, videographers, photographers, ethical fashion brands, silversmiths, illustrators, dance collective, translator, copywriter, textile designers and mascot, William the sausage dog.

We are inclusive and focused on providing a space that is supportive, inspirational and sparks collaborative working.

Our events space is available to hire with a focus on bringing diverse, arts and cultural events to the community. 

 

​Contact the Sustainable Studio:

Website: www.thesustainablestudio.com

Email: info@thesustainablestudio.com 

Twitter @TSSWales

Instagram: @thesustainablestudio 

Facebook: @TSSTUDIOCOMMUNITY

TechHub is the global community for tech entrepreneurs and startups. They work to be the most diverse, inclusive and collaborative home for tech startups worldwide - creating strong relationships to help you give and receive support, build a valuable network and generate business opportunities.

 

They offer flexible co-working space to surround yourself with like-minded peers and encourage knowledge sharing with fellow founders, engineers and commercial specialists, via our global network. TechHub also designs and runs an events programme for its members and the wider startup community. From investor and corporate engagement, to thought leaders and experts, TechHub curate opportunities tailored to your needs.

 

​Contact TechHub:

Website: www.swansea.techhub.com

Facebook: @TechHubSwansea

Twitter: @TechHubSwansea

Instagram: @swanseatechhub