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Due to the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic and the Government's instructions regarding business activity, many businesses will be looking for business support information. Keep up to date locally on the Charnwood Borough Council website https://bit.ly/3bqjWVL

The inCharnwood team looks forward to working with businesses to encourage prosperity and investment again once the current restrictive measures are eased.  

Ark Business CentreThe Ark Business Centre was created in 1999 to provide workshop and office accommodation for new and start up businesses.

There are 17 workspaces with 2 conference rooms and an interview room. It is has been established with help from Leicestershire County Council and the Loughborough Partnership through funding from the Single Regeneration Budget (SRB). It is owned and managed by Charnwood Borough Council. 

What We Offer

  • A 3-year lease with a 3 month notice period
  • The Service Charge covers the maintenance of the building, car park and landscaping, cleaning of the communal areas and the provision of the reception services which includes message taking and post handling
  • A kitchen
  • Pay as you use business services such as  photocopying, postage and fax facilitiesOffice Availability

Office No

Office Area

Ark Office Availability

Price on application

(1 m2 is about 10 sq.ft.)

1

26.70m2

No

2

25.50m2

No

3

25.50m2

No

4

27.25m2

No

5

26.75m2

No

6

25.50m2

No

7

28.70m2

No

8

14.90m2

No

9

14.90m2

N0

10

14.90m2

No

11

14.90m2

No

12

14.90m2

No

13

16.90m2

No

14

16.50m2

Yes

15

14.90m2

No

16

14.90m2

No

17

18.75m2

Yes

Other Costs

  • 2 months refundable bond
  • Business rates
  • Electricity for the workspace as metered
  • Telephone calls as metered
  • Legal fees in advance

Further Information

Contact

E Oliff
Ark Business Centre
Gordon Road
Loughborough
LE11 1JP
Tel: 01509 643400
Email: ark@charnwood.gov.uk

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