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Modern Desk Space to Rent in Colchester, Essex

01206 405 500
Office hours 9am – 5pm

Innovation Centre
Knowledge Gateway, Boundary Road
Colchester, CO4 3ZQ

Renting desk space from ICKG gives you far more than just a station to work. We are passionate about helping individuals and businesses succeed.

As a customer of the centre, you gain access to free, comprehensive business support and events.

Based in the heart of the University of Essex, we are a short distance from Colchester town and our purpose-built desk space provides an inviting and exciting environment in which to work. Available from as little as £250 a month, you gain access to:

  • Your own personal station in a shared space
  • Secure pedestal for your business valuables
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Inclusive on-site business support
  • Kitchen access with free tea and coffee facilities
  • Discount on meeting room rates with 4 hours free meeting room use each month
  • Free access to all events held in the centre 
  • Access to cutting-edge research, equipment, expertise and facilities at the University of Essex
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Desk space in Essex for like-minded entrepreneurs

The perfect base for your business

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A secure, dedicated desk in a shared workspace

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24-hour building access,
with on-site security

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Situated on the University of Essex’s Colchester campus

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Flexible rental and notice periods, with no long-term commitment

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Free ultra fast broadband

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Scale up and grow with free, strategic business support from our in-house Innovation Director

Free Business Support & Expertise

In renting desk space from ICKG, you also gain free access to comprehensive business support. This free service includes:

    • One-to-one business support including investment advice, business coaching, business best practice and much more
    • Connect with external experts and potential clients
    • Access to support programmes
    • Virtual and in-person business masterclasses
    • Networking opportunities
    • 360 Digital business diagnostic tool
    • Amazon Web Services credits and business support

Kathryn White, Innovation Director

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Dedicated Desk Space FAQs

If I would like to move my desk location, how easy is that to do?
We are very flexible and can move you within a quick time frame.

Am I able to do a trial of the desk space before I decide to sign a contract?
We can offer you a trial of our drop-in coworking space.

If I want to expand over time, what are my options to do so?
We have multiple options including adding more dedicated desk space (up to a maximum of 2 people per company); the option to expand into the coworking area; or alternatively, having your own private office space.

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What our customers say

"Being part of ICKG has been fundamental in the growth of Ubie Ltd. Having the expert advice of business coach Neil Griffin on-site and regular events organised by Georgina Watts, makes the centre stand out from a traditional office space. The collaboration aspect of having a fixed desk has opened multiple opportunities for my company."
Ben Anderson Ubie ICKG
Ben Anderson
CEO of Ubie
“Have found the staff, facilities & professional experience at ICKG of real beneficial support to the development & growth of my business. Great value for money with a very high standard of customer care, plus positive engagement - especially in these current challenging times.”
Tony Parker
Tony Parker
Borland Insurance

Interested in joining our innovative community?

Where to find us:

Based in the heart of the University of Essex, we are within easy distance of Colchester town centre. Enjoy access to modern offices, access to the on-site café, business lounge, sports centre and gym – all whilst surrounded by views of the local countryside.

Innovation Centre Knowledge Gateway
Boundary Road

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10 minutes from Colchester High Street

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26 miles from Chelmsford on the A12

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46 minutes from London Liverpool Street

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30 miles to London Stansted Airport

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Ready to talk to the team?

To find out more about any of the services available at the Innovation Centre, or to arrange a viewing, please contact our centre team directly by completing the form, or by calling:

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  • Get more information on sizes, pricing & availability
  • Have your questions answered
  • Secure your choice of office, coworking space or meeting room
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