Enterprise Support

The Trust supports enterprise through activities at Hanson Lane Enterprise Centre and Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre. Both facilities offer business accommodation along with a range of advice and guidance services. The Trust also offers substantial rental subsidies to start-up businesses based in these premise to encourage and support enterprise. Income from rental of these business and conferencing facilities supports the valuable work of the Trust in other areas.

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Hanson Lane Enterprise Centre offers a mixture of serviced office space and light industrial units suitable for a range of businesses such as caterers, workshops and storage spaces. New businesses may be eligible for start up grants towards accommodation costs. Typically this would be a discount of 50% on the rent for the first 9 months of trading and 25% discount for the following 9 months. Here’s what we offer at a glance:

FeaturesType of Space 
Office SpaceLight Industrial Units
Cost per sq ft??
Minimum Contract Length3 months3 months
Meeting room hire50% discount50% discount
Deposit2 months rent2 months rent
Telephony£25 p/month£25 p/month
BroadbandFrom £25 p/monthFrom £25 p/month
Reception FacilitiesFrom 5pFrom 5p
Parking£65 per month£65 per month
Access24/7 365 days a year24/7 365 days a year
Shared Kitchen AccessYN

For more information about locating your business at Hanson Lane Enterprise Centre contact our Business Service Manager, Jason Bell, on 01422 399400 or email Jason Bell