We have a range of workspace options for creative businesses across three sites - LCB Depot, Phoenix Square, and Makers' Yard.


For more information about any of our workspace services, and to arrange a viewing, please contact info@lcbdepot.co.uk or ring 0116 261 6800. Talk to us about how we might be able to host your creative business.


See more about our workspace offer in our
Winter 2016 workspace special eBulletin


Workspaces

  • 53 workspaces at LCB Depot (£13 per sq ft, from £176 to £1700 pcm); 29 at Phoenix (£13/£14 per sq ft, from £180 to £1052 pcm); and 10 studios at Makers' Yard (£9/£10 per sq ft, from £316 to £1100 pcm)

  • Short term lease options available (minimum 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 pay any business rates for one.

For more info, see our Workspace FAQs


To be eligible for a workspace, Business Lounge membership or Postal Address Service with us, you must be working within the creative industries - see our letting policy. If you work in one of these creative industries activities, you probably meet our criteria.


Workspace Availability

We have the following workspaces available  (21 September 2017, prices rounded to the nearest pound) 

 

LCB Depot

 

A1.04  456 sq ft / £494 pcm + VAT

A2.05  435 sq ft / £471 pcm + VAT

A3.09  257 sq ft / £279 pcm + VAT 






Phoenix Square
Workspace 13 - 231 sq ft / £250 pcm + VAT from Winter 2017
Workspace 18 - 351 sq ft / £380 pcm + VAT
Workspace 27 - 228 sq ft / £247 pcm + VAT


Makers' Yard  studios for artists and designer-makers 

Currently full - no studios available




Flexible working options


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 LCB Depot (A2.11) or Phoenix (WS17) - 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. 

If you would like to view either business lounge, please contact info@lcbdepot.co.uk or ring 0116 261 6800.


Business Lounge spaces September 2017

We have no spaces available in the LCB Depot Business Lounge

We have one space available in the Phoenix Square Business Lounge




Postal Address Service


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

  • Use of either LCB Depot or Phoenix (not both) as a postal address for your incoming mail

  • Mail collection point Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm

  • Discounted rates on hire of our meeting rooms, including our Print Room -a small meeting room on the ground floor of LCB in our cafe/bar area at £6 per hour + VAT - Monday to Friday

Combine Business Lounge membership and the Postal Address Service for £85 a month.


To apply for a Business Lounge Membership or Postal Address service, contact us on 0116 261 6800 or email info@lcbdepot.co.uk and we'll email you our application form.




Free wifi at LCB Depot and Phoenix 


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. Get wifi logins from Reception or the cafe counter.

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

Grays is open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm; the Phoenix cafe-bar is open 9am - 11pm on weekdays; 10am - 11pm on Saturdays & Sundays.





Other managed workspaces in Leicester & Leicestershire


Click here to see other managed premises and workspaces in the city and county. 

Leicester City Council has a range of commercial properties to let



Support for creative businesses


See what LCB Depot's Business Growth Team can do for your creative business.


Creative Leicestershire offers small business support for the arts, media and design sectors in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Click here to go to the LLEP Business Gateway for info on starting a business in the Leicester area.

 

 

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.