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University Business Centre - Halifax

Supporting business success in Calderdale

Offices available from Summer 2017
Get two months FREE
when you register before August 2017

Piece Mill: an ideal location for early stage and growing businesses

Base your business with us to benefit from Leeds Beckett University business advice and mentoring, professional training and development as well as access to knowledge transfer and research expertise. You will enjoy free access to our network of business lounges which are shared with specialist member organisations and will also have the opportunity to attend free innovation networking events, where leading experts and entrepreneurs come together to inspire and support business growth. 

Our graduates, with qualifications relevant to your business, are available to employ on student placements or long term contracts. We work with a range of business partners to provide you with trusted legal, professional and financial advice. 

Piece Mill is an impressive converted mill providing open plan, affordable office and meeting space plus a range of business support in the centre of Halifax. The centre is part of our network of university business centres that have been operating for more than 15 years. Over 200 businesses across the region are currently located in our private, shared and co-working spaces which to date have supported over 800 businesses to accelerate their growth. Our support is proven to almost double business sustainability, with a 95% business survival rate in the first year of trading.

Any business can access our business lounges for free and book to use our events and meeting space at reasonable rates. Please contact us for more details.

Register now to get two months office space for FREE
This is a fantastic opportunity to start or develop your business. We are currently taking enquiries and bookings. Call us for an informal chat or book your space here
*Offer available until August 2017.

Halifax Business centre

Base your business with us to access:

  • A prestigious Halifax city centre-registered business address. 
  • Private office space with high speed broadband in a newly renovated office environment.
  • Virtual office, co-working and hot-desk facilities.
  • Free onsite legal, professional and accountancy clinics.
  • Free access to our executive business lounges, including our locations across Yorkshire.
  • Free Innovation network events with guest speakers. 
  • Use of our events and conferencing space. 
  • Opportunities to work with like-minded entrepreneurs.
  • Flexible monthly contracts, inclusive of business rates.
  • University business support, training and mentoring*.
  • Access to independent academic research expertise relevant to your business.
  • The opportunity to take part in a knowledge transfer activities.
  • Funding for innovation and business growth*.
  • Support to access top quality graduate talent with the skills your business needs.

All clients will be asked to complete our standard security and credit checks.

*Eligibility criteria apply

Piece Mill 
25 to 27 Horton Street 

A range of affordable short and long-term car parking is available nearby, this includes Market Street to the rear of the building and short-term on-street car parking on Horton Street. 

By train: 
Piece Mill is located just 500 metres from Halifax train station, which has a direct train line to London and is less than an hour from Leeds and Manchester.

Leeds Beckett University has partnered with Calderdale Council to launch a new University Business Centre at Piece Mill, Halifax. Our aim is to bring university expertise to Calderdale, helping local early stage and growing businesses to thrive. The project is a key part of Calderdale Council's strategic priority to Grow the Economy and makes their vision of a University Business Centre in Halifax a reality.

Calderdale Council

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 We’re delighted to welcome Leeds Beckett University to Halifax, as it underlines our commitment, and our ambition, to drive economic growth across Calderdale.   We have a strong entrepreneurial tradition in Calderdale, with over 6800 small business already based here.  Our partnership with the University will help these businesses to thrive, inspiring innovation and sharing the knowledge and skills to encourage growth and the creation of new jobs.  

Leader of Calderdale Council, Cllr Tim Swift

Our support is proven to give early stage businesses a 95% chance of success