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Creative, Fashion and Textile Hub

Creative, Fashion and Textile Hub from

Creative, Fashion and Textile Hub

Leeds Beckett University has partnered with AW Hainsworth & Sons Ltd to launch a new Creative, Fashion and Textile Hub in Stanningley, Leeds.

The space, located 10 minutes from New Pudsey Railway Station and 30 minutes by bus from Leeds City Centre, is an exciting dynamic co-working space for creative businesses.  The Creative, Fashion and Textile Hub is located in the beautiful Heritage building based at AW Hainsworth's textile mill. 

The Hub is open to creative businesses including design agencies, graphic designers, fashion designers, textile companies, photographers, landscape gardeners, artists and designer makers. Please contact us to discuss eligibility.  

The Creative Fashion and Textile Hub includes access to AW Hainsworth’s premises, manufacturing and export expertise, quality textiles and cloths, sewing machines, cutting tables and postal services. 

AW Hainsworth are a specialist textile company and have been an unrivalled market leader for over 230 years. Hainsworth fabric has clothed royalty and the military for full-dress ceremonial occasions and has embellished and enriched the furnishings of palaces across the world. Their product range includes snooker and pool table cloths, flame-retardant fabrics, Hudson Bay blankets and woollen coffins.

We have recently launched a series of workshops at the Creative Fashion and Textile Hub for creative entrepreneurs.     

Apply for our Creative, Fashion & Textile Hub now to benefit from the first three months at half price.  

You can also trial the space for up to 10 days a month for only £10 per day.


University Business Centre - Leeds Creative Hub

  • Dedicated space in attractive office environment in Stanningley, Leeds (10 minutes by car, 30 minutes by bus from Leeds City Centre)
  • Access 7am-7pm Monday to Friday
  • Flexible rolling monthly contract
  • Free nearby parking
  • Inclusive of business rates
  • Work collaboratively with fellow creative entrepreneurs
  • One year free membership of Leeds, West and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce, plus free access to two or more of their networking events
  • Free business growth training and mentoring
  • Regular free networking events
  • Registered business address in Stanningley or Leeds City Centre
  • Kitchen facilities 
  • Access to AW Hainsworth premises, manufacturing and export expertise and fabrics
  • Access to sewing machines and cutting tables*
  • Access to photography studio space*
  • Meeting rooms *
  • Postal facilities*
  • Dedicated storage *
  • Dedicated high speed internet *


*Additional charges and terms and conditions may apply

Per month

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We are delighted to be part of this new venture with Leeds Beckett University. The cultivation of the next generation of creative talent is hugely important to the region and the creative industries. To be able to play a part in supporting new creative talent alongside such a well-respected organisation is hugely exciting and rewarding for AW Hainsworth. We are looking forward to seeing how the talent develops.

Adam Hainsworth, Company Director, AW Hainsworth & Sons Ltd