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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.  

The Oak Business Centre is a  complex of 26 units to provide workshop and office accommodation for new and start-up businesses.

Oak Business Centre

The Oak offers:

  • A 3 year lease with a 3 month notice period
  •  Building maintenance, large car park to the rear of the building, landscaping, cleaning of communal areas and reception services, which includes message taking and post handling are all included in the Service Charge
  • Two conference rooms
  • A communal kitchen
  • Pay as you go business services such as, photocopying, postage 
  • 24 hour access
  • Disabled access and facilities
  • A friendly and comfortable working environment

Oak Units/Offices (Note That 1 Sq. M. Is About 10 Sq. Ft.)

Unit

Area

Availability

Unit

Area

Availability

1

49m2

No

15

67m2

No

2

62m2

No

16

57m2

No

3

60m2

No

17

82m2

No

4

73m2

No

18

73m2

Yes

5

23m2

No

19

110m2

No

6

30m2

No

20

31m2

No

7

31m2

No

21

25m2

No

8

41m2

No

22

46m2

No

9

41m2

No

23

47m2

No

10

31m2

No

24

96m2

Yes

11

34m2

No

25

101m2

No

12

31m2

No

26

85m2

No

14

72m2

No

27

83m2

No

Rent and service charge on application

Apply for a Council Unit online

Further Information

Address

Oak Business Centre
79-93 Ratcliffe Road
Sileby
LE12 7PU

Tel: 01509  813955

Or Contact

E Oliff
Ark Business Centre
Gordon Road
Loughborough
LE11 1JP
Tel: 01509 643400 or 01509 813955
Email: ark@charnwood.gov.uk

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