At a time where businesses are being challenged more than ever with rising energy costs and rampant inflation passing 10%, and many still recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic, many are finding themselves reevaluating their overheads to see if there are cost savings to be made
With hybrid working models looking like they’re here to stay, many businesses are now taking the time to reassess the size of their space, the location and, most importantly, the costs.
Inner city space comes at a premium, and as a result business centres like Newhaven Enterprise Centre have seen an influx of enquiries and new tenants who are benefitting from its affordable rents and easy to reach location.
Nestled at the foot of the South Downs and surrounded by scenic countryside views, Newhaven offers substantial physical capacity for growing businesses. Being home to a growing number of industries, ranging from food and drink, manufacturing, creative and digital, to high-tech engineering sectors, the town contributes heavily to East Sussex’s diverse and growing economy.
The Enterprise Centre, which is owned by Lewes District Council and managed by Let’s Do Business Group is located on Denton Island, adjacent to the town centre, and benefits from easy access by road, and by public transport alongside free parking for tenants and their visitors. With good rail connections to London and Brighton, plus close proximity to Newhaven Port, tenants at the Centre are well-placed to cater for local, national and international customers.
Why are businesses choosing Newhaven Enterprise Centre?
Comprised of high-quality offices and workshops available on short flexible terms to suit your business’ needs, and offered at a competitive price with no hidden charges or additional fees, the centre houses a variety of small (140-218sq ft), medium (224-332sq ft), and large (348-586sq ft) offices, workshops and studio space (323-850sq ft) and also co-working areas (112sq ft) which include a private desk, chair, and pedestal.
There are many benefits to working at the Newhaven Enterprise Centre including:
• Fully inclusive pricing
• Full-time reception service
• Free on-site parking,
• 24/7 access
• High-speed broadband and wi-fi
• Bookable serviced meeting rooms
• Virtual offices service
• Dog-friendly offices
The centre is also committed to reducing its environmental impact, and has recently received a £5,000 grant from Locase to update the lighting in the communal spaces in the centre to LED lighting. This work aims to reduce not only the carbon footprint of the centre by 19.97 tonnes per year but also to ensure over 70% of energy efficiency
But the one thing that stands out most of all about Newhaven Enterprise Centre, and the one that current tenants talk about the most is the sense of community it provides. Regular events and networking allows tenants to meet each other and find ways to collaborate and work together. Small businesses then have access to support from a wide range of industries, creating one large team they can tap into when needed.
Tenants also have access to free and impartial business support from Let’s Do Business Group, providing support with business planning, strategy and access to business finance and training. The group, who manages the centre, is regularly on hand to help businesses to achieve their business goals.
With the ambitious regeneration plans from Lewes District Council to make Newhaven an exciting location for businesses, the designation of Newhaven as an Enterprise Zone in 2017, and £30 million of investment allowed the town to be shortlisted for the next round of £675 million Future High Streets Fund. It also has with the opportunity to secure further funding of up to £25 million from the Government’s Town Fund.
Cooperatively, these projects are set to transform the future of Newhaven with the needs of both the residents, businesses and communities in the town being at the heart of the regeneration plans.
The Newhaven Enterprise Centre is committed to providing safe, clean, professional and affordable space to businesses in the area, and would be delighted to discuss your business space needs.
To find out more contact them on 01273 615250 or visit the website on www.newhavenenterprisecentre.co.uk