The Old Church School

An award-winning shared workspace in a town-centre Grade II listed former school and boxing club set around a landscaped courtyard. Providing flexible workspace including co-working, 24 studios, café, event space, meeting rooms and parking.

Forward Space @ The Old Church School is an innovative work space for start-ups, small and medium sized businesses. With an established and exciting collaborative working environment it has proven more than just a place to work.

Since 2007 they have provided serviced hot-desking, open-plan shared office space and private studio offices to let, all on flexible and affordable tariffs; catering for a range of businesses needing anything from a single desk now and again, to a permanent workspace for a larger or growing company and meeting space. The hub also boasts 100Mbps superfast fibre line, VoIP phone services and IT support.

With an extensive programme of free business support through workshops and business festivals; as well as organising debates, peer-to-peer talks, co-working clubs, socials and much more, networking can be as simple as turning up for work.

Last reviewed August 2020.