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University Business Centre - Wakefield


Supporting business success in Wakefield


Low cost registered business address, virtual office, co-working and private offices available now 
Desks starting from as little as £150+vat per month for early stage businesses.

 

University Business Centre - Wakefield

Leeds Beckett University has partnered with Wakefield Council and Wakefield College to launch a new University Business Centre at Bond Terrace, Wakefield. Our aim is to bring university expertise to Wakefield, helping local early stage and growing businesses to thrive.

Base your business with us to benefit from our wide range of business support including Leeds Beckett University business advice and mentoring, professional training and development as well as access to knowledge transfer and research expertise. You will also have the opportunity to attend free Innovation Network events, where leading experts and entrepreneurs come together to inspire and support business growth. 

We offer affordable office services and meeting space, as well as access to professional business lounges and meeting facilities across Wakefield at Wakefield One and our sister site at Wakefield College.

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. 

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Base your business with us to access:

  • Private office space with high speed Internet in an attractive grade 2 listed office environment.
  • Virtual office, co-working and hot-desk facilities.
  • Flexible monthly contracts, inclusive of business rates.
  • Free onsite legal, professional and accountancy clinics.
  • Free access to our executive business lounges, including at Wakefield One, Wakefield College and our locations across Yorkshire.
  • University business support, training and mentoring*.
  • Free Innovation network events with guest speakers.
  • Opportunities to work with like-minded entrepreneurs.
  • Support to access top quality graduate talent with the skills your business needs.
  • Access to events and conferencing space.
  • 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*.
  • 4 hours free usage of meeting space and access to discounted meeting space in Wakefield One and Wakefield College.

*Eligibility criteria apply

 

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

Address:
University Business Centre – Wakefield 
6 – 8 Bond Terrace 
Wakefield
West Yorkshire 
WF1 2HW
 
Reception facilities for Bond Terrace are provided at the business centre at nearby Wakefield College
 
Parking:
The nearest car park is Wakefield Westgate or Merchant Gate car park
 
By Train:
Bond Terrace is located 350 metres, or a five minute from Wakefield Westgate train station. Walk north east towards Mulberry Way, turn right on to Cliff Lane, turn left onto Cliff Parade.

Bond Terrace is 1.5km from Wakefield train station. Walk south-west on Monk Street towards Park Street, turn left onto Park Street, turn right onto Kirkgate/A61, turn left to stay on Kirkgate, turn right onto Northgate, turn left onto Cross Square, continue onto Wood Street, turn right onto Bond Terrace.
 
15 minute walk from Kirkgate station.
 

 


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The University Business Centre will provide premises and support to businesses and entrepreneurs in our District. It will be a key part of helping our local economy to continue to grow and diversify. I’m delighted that both Leeds Beckett University and Wakefield College are continuing to take forward their commitment to working with local companies and providing first class facilities and opportunities and expertise and look forward to seeing how the Centre will help firms across our district grow and thrive.

Councillor Peter Box - Leader of Wakefield Council

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