Clarence Centre

Our hub for entrepreneurial activity, start-ups and local businesses

The award-winning Clarence Centre for Enterprise and Innovation is LSBU's hub of entrepreneurial activity and home to a variety of start-ups and local businesses.

Transformed from 17 derelict Grade II-listed Georgian buildings, the now modern and accessible Clarence Centre is the heart of a community of start-ups, student entrepreneurs, SMEs and LSBU's Research, Enterprise and Innovation Team. It also houses the Legal Advice Clinic a free drop-in service for local residents.

Virtual tour

Take a tour of the Clarence Centre.

Clarence Centre tour

Facilities and services

Business tenants at the Clarence Centre get access to:

  • events, networking opportunities, training workshops and business support talks
  • inspiring work areas
  • Barista and Baker Café
  • a business lounge overlooking St George's Circus
  • an attractive courtyard boasting ping pong tables and covered bicycle racks
  • excellent meeting facilities
  • light and airy office spaces and start-up hot-desking spaces
  • event venues and meeting spaces

The Clarence Centre's influential role in shaping the local business community has been acknowledged by a prestigious Royal Institute of Chartered Surveys' Regeneration Award and a Commendation in the Civic Trust Awards.

For more information on what the Centre can offer your business, get in touch.

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