Phoenix Square is a unique building housing

# LCB workspaces
# Phoenix - an independent cinema, cafe-bar and digital arts centre
# seven double-height ground floor offices around its outside (not managed by LCB)
# 63 privately-owned apartments

Phoenix 2020

Phoenix 2020 is the exciting multi-million pound expansion project to become a four screen cinema, complete with a new art gallery, a fabulous roof terrace, and more spaces for making and learning. 

Phase 1 will see the creation of a dedicated digital learning suite, which will be opened in early 2022; the new cinema screens, art gallery, Café Bar and roof terrace will be unveiled in early 2023.

Phoenix Square building Leicester

LCB Depot manages 29 creative workspaces, and a business lounge, on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors at Phoenix, and a postal address service

Workspace options for creative industries at Phoenix include:

  • Individual or shared workspaces

  • Flexible working options; business lounge membership and postal address service

For more information about any of our workspace services, and to arrange a viewing, please

contact or ring 0116 261 6800. 

To be eligible for any of the above workspace options, you must be working within the creative industries - see our letting policy.

Phoenix workspaces


Here's the deal:

  • Spaces can be taken on an individual or shared basis
  • Short term lease options available (min one month)
  • 24/7 access all year round
  • Managed internet and telephony system - plug in from day one
  • Electricity, telephony, internet, and business rates are charged in addition, if required
  • All spaces are unfurnished but we can discuss lease options on furniture if required
  • All our workspaces and studios at LCB Depot, Phoenix and Makers' Yard get 100% small business rates relief - meaning you will not have to pay any business rates

Click here to see the workspaces we have available

Flexible working

Business Lounge Membership

Our business lounge membership is for creatives that want to plug into a creative professional community for just £50 per person per month (plus VAT).

  • 24/7 access to a shared business lounge environment in either Phoenix  (WS17) or LCB Depot (A2.11) - not both
  • Furnished room with tables, chairs and soft seating
  • Lockable storage on site
  • Wifi internet access, or a secure broadband line can be arranged
  • Communal internal only phone in room for receiving incoming calls or to call within the building. An individual phone line can also be installed
  • now includes postal address service (see below) as part of package

Postal Address Service

For creatives on the go, our postal address service enables a creative business or individual to be part of the community without having the commitment of renting a workspace. This package costs £25 a month or £250 a year (including VAT) and includes:

  • Use of either Phoenix or LCB Depot (not both) as a postal address for your incoming mail
  • Mail collection point Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm (LCB Depot) 12pm-5pm (Phoenix)
  • Discounted rates on hire of LCB Depot meeting rooms, from £6 per hour + VAT.
To apply for a Business Lounge Membership or Postal Address service, contact us on 0116 261 6800 or email and we'll email you our application form.

Free wifi at Phoenix and LCB Depot

LCB Depot's cafe-bar Grays, and the cafe-bar at Phoenix, both offer free WiFi, giving free internet access for your laptop, tablet or smartphone.

Enjoy a drink, snack or meal as you meet friends, colleagues, clients or customers.

Grays is open Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30pm (and on many event evenings and weekends)

The Phoenix cafe-bar is open Weekdays, 12pm – 11pm / Weekends 11am – 11pm
serving hot & cold drinks and a wide range of wines & beers / Food service 12pm – 8pm daily


Phoenix Box Office is currently open Mon-Fri 12pm - 9pm, and 11am-9pm on Sat-Sun (March 2022)

Other managed workspaces in Leicester & Leicestershire

Click here to see other managed premises and workspaces in the city and county (go to the foot of the linked-to page). 

Leicester City Council has a range of commercial properties to let

Please note that your personal data will only be stored by LCB Depot and will only be used by us to contact you regarding our services or opportunities for the creative industries. Your details will not be passed to third parties.