On average business premises are 35 per cent cheaper in Plymouth than in the South East
“Pymouth has an increasingly forward-looking and supportive approach to startups in the digital tech space”.
Paul Wright – CEO & Founder, iotec
Whether you’re just starting out or are an established business, we have the facilities and support to help you flourish. For help finding property, grants and support, business networks, access to skills and regional economic information contact Invest Plymouth.
Plymouth Science Park (PSP) is the largest Science Park in the South West, based in Derriford in the North of the city where tenants have access to up to 100 hours of free business coaching from their advisory board. Tenants have the option to rent a single desk or an entire office depending on your needs.
Plymouth University Formation Zone is a certified incubator and supports innovative business start-ups. Members have monthly opportunities to meet with accountants, business advisors and the one off opportunity to have consultations with IP (Intellectual Property) advisors.
Plymouth City Business Park is located near the City Centre and provides both furnished and unfurnished office accommodation with low overheads and a variety of spaces. The rents include business rates and service charges and gives you access to a friendly community of likeminded people.
THINQTANQ is another nurturing workspace based in the City Centre where members have access to free Wi-Fi, networking opportunities, hack-a-thons, advertising opportunities and other great facilities.
Thrive Enterprise Hub is a connected workspace community where small businesses and entrepreneurs can meet, work and collaborate. They offer a range of support, from tech advice to capital connections, and have three membership levels available to tenants.
Devonport Market Hall once developed, will offer workspace for digital businesses, creating a digital tech cluster; there will be events, conference, exhibition and experimentation space; learning space for children, young people, adults and those with a community, rather than professional interest.
Ocean Studios offers a space to create for the city of Plymouth, providing affordable studios and workshop facilities for artists and creatives to develop their practices in the heart of the historic Royal William Yard. By creating specialist provision in the form of unique managed workshops, Ocean Studios boosts creative enterprise in the city aiming to engage local people in the arts and creative industries.
Oceansgate is the new home for marine enterprise in Plymouth. The south coast is the UK’s number one location for marine and maritime capability.