Friar Gate Studios is home to some of Derby’s most exciting creative businesses – web and fashion designers, film and radio producers, advertising agencies, architects and many more. Together, they represent the ‘creative industries’, one of the fastest growing business sectors in the region.
In the heart of the city's commercial district, Friar Gate Studios offers affordable modern office facilities and a creative environment for ambitious creative businesses.
Launched in spring 2007 in response to the rapid growth of the creative sector in Derby and the surrounding areas, it is now home to some of city’s most exciting creative businesses.
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The Studios comprise 41 offices, ranging from 275sqft to 1,190sqft offering stylish, modern office facilities designed specifically for businesses in the arts, design, media and other creative industries.
Following an initial investment of £2.7m back in 2007, it has been the subject of an £800,000 refurbishment to include upgraded office accommodation, as well as new kitchens and showers.
Friar Gate Studios
Tel: 01332 258 300
Flexible rental terms, comprehensive services
Each workspace is available with new easy-in, easy-out rental terms and reduced business rates.
What you get included with your rent:
- Monitored intruder alarm system and secure door fob system throughout the building
- Business support and mentoring with a range of networking events
- Internet access and one telephone line and handset
- Manned reception with 24/7 access
- Meeting rooms and AV equipment
- Maintenance and repairs
Flexible workspace for freelancers. From a registered address to full-time desk, choose which package suits you best.
Friar Gate Studios is a fantastic place to be if you are a small to medium sized creative company - couple this with the friendly, welcoming atmosphere at Bean Caffé and it equals a winning formula!