Scale your business in our thriving community of innovation & technology
Flexible coworking space in Essex
Coworking with super flexible rolling monthly rental agreements and access to free business support in Knowledge Gateway. Join our community today.
Flexible workspace set within a thriving community of innovation & technology
Our stunning coworking spaces give you freedom to get the right balance for your business, with flexible rental options and expert business support included. And the best bit? You’ll be in amongst our community of like-minded individuals, with a full calendar of events, workshops and networking opportunities to get involved in.
ICKG provides a connection through to the wider Tech East community, which is incredibly valuable for a business like ours.”
Dan Spicer, Ventura Digital
The perfect base for your business
A drop-in desk in a shared workspace
24-hour access, with on-site security
Situated on the University of Essex’s Colchester campus, near Parkside
Flexible rental and notice periods, with no long-term commitment
Free ultra fast broadband
Scale up and grow with free, strategic business support from our in-house Innovation Director
- Reception, mail and call handling services
- On-site parking and bike storage
- Meeting and conference rooms
- On-site café and business lounge
- Flexible coworking spaces
- Free expert business support
- Kitchen and drink making facilities
- On-campus sports centre & gym
- Day nursery close by
- Campus Post Office, Restaurants & Bars
Free Business Support & Expertise
It’s a challenge running any business, especially during times of uncertainty or when you’re just starting out. That’s why we offer a completely free package of business support to each and every customer, to help you with everything you need to succeed.
- One-to-one business support
- Connect with external experts and potential clients
- Access to support programmes
- Virtual and in-person business masterclasses
- Networking opportunities
Neil Griffin, Innovation Director
What our customers say
Access University Connections & Resources
Our Centre is based near Parkside at the Knowledge Gateway research and technology park, on the University of Essex campus in Colchester – an official University Enterprise Zone designated by the Government as a centre for nurturing and supporting new digital and creative businesses.
This means that Innovation Centre customers can benefit from short and long-term support from students and academics, as well as access to cutting-edge research, equipment, expertise and facilities.
Find out how our customers are thriving at ICKG
Grow your technology business at the University of Essex’s Knowledge Gateway.
10 minutes from Colchester High Street
26 miles from Chelmsford on the A12
46 minutes from London Liverpool Street
30 miles to London Stansted Airport