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.

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  • 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)

  • Spaces can be taken on an individual or shared basis

  • 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 small business rates relief until 31 March 2017 - our 5 biggest units get partial relief, the rest get 100% relief. From April 2017 all our units will get 100% relief.

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  (March 2017, prices rounded to the nearest pound) 


LCB Depot


A2.01  502 sq ft / £503 pcm + VAT from April 2017

A2.05  435 sq ft / £471 pcm + VAT from April 2017

A3.04  431 sq ft / £466 pcm + VAT Reserved

A2.13  209 sq ft / £226 pcm + VAT 

Phoenix Square
No workspaces available at the moment.....

Makers' Yard  studios for artists and designer-makers 

No studios available right now, but watch this space!

Flexible working options

Business Lounge Membership

Our Business Lounge Membership is for creatives that want to plug into a creative professional community for just £60 per person per month (including 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.

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.