Deben House

Established: June 2015

Location: 1-5 Lawrence Hill, Bristol, BS5 0BY

The Building: Attractive, four storey, red-brick property with large windows lining two sides. A triangular floor-plate results in a variety of shapes and sizes of rooms. Light and colourful partitions subdivide the spaces. The basement features running water so might suit being used for louder or messier activities. Bathroom facilities can be found on each floor and kitchens on the ground and first floor. A lift allows for disabled access.

Size: 9000 square feet

Spaces Available: Private office/studio, shared office/studio, workshop/messy space

Prices: Shared spaces start at £150pcm, private spaces range from £200-£1000. Whole floors are £2000.

Best Bits: Break-out area, lots of natural light, collaborative environment

Who’s Here: Makers, creatives, entrepreneurs

The Craic: Deben House is the fourth property for Meanwhile Creative. It’s our first foray out of BS1 as we venture to the border of Old Market and Lawrence Hill. Everyone agrees, the area is on the cusp of a big resurgence with exciting young businesses flocking to the district.

The building was formerly a YMCA training centre meaning it has the infrastructure in place for a professional and safe working environment. Tenants are encourage to put their own mark on the building creating a colourful, creative workspace with ideas coming together in every way. There is a spacious break-out space on the ground floor with kitchen facilities and comfy seating.

You can find out all sorts of useful information about using our office and studio space here.

"Working in my own space has helped the work-life balance and the guys have been really helpful, I really enjoy coming in every morning."

Emma Bell

Freestone Studios and Kin

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