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Oak Business Centre

If you’re searching for a base for your company then take a look at the Oak Business Centre in Sileby.Oak Business Centre 1

Run by Charnwood Borough Council, this managed facility is perfect for new start-ups and existing small to medium companies.

There are a number of units available at the Ratcliffe Road site and the advantages of using the Oak Business Centre include:

  • one month’s free rent for new businesses
  • three year leases with a short three-month notice period
  • council staff member onsite during office hours
  • reception area for businesses to use
  • conference rooms
  • free parking

Clare Hodgson, head of finance and property services at the council, said: “The Oak Business Centre is great for new companies or perhaps one which is looking to relocate.

“As a local authority we are committed to supporting the local economy and we will help companies the best we can.

“If businesses are looking for premises then I would strongly urge them to get in touch so we can talk to them.

“We aim to be as flexible and supportive as we can because we want to see businesses thrive which in turn helps the local economy.

“We have had a number of success stories over the years as companies have started with us, grown and moved on to bigger and better things. We look forward to that continuing in the future.”

Oak Business Centre 3Last year, gift company Ohh Deer moved into Loughborough town centre following several years at the Oak Business Centre.

The company came to the business centre with four employees and operated from one unit. When they left, they had a team of 35 and were in four units.

Clare said: “Ohh Deer is a great example of how the Oak Business Centre has helped a company grow and grow.

“While we were sad to see them go, we were delighted it was because they had become really successful and it was great to see them moving into Loughborough.”

The Oak Business Centre, which opened in 2003, provides 26 workshop/office facilities and is currently used by a range of businesses including accountants, IT, legal, training and manufacturing. The complex offers a loading bay with roller shutter door, CCTV Cameras, security doors and an individual alarm on all units

The available units at the Oak Business Centre range in size from 25 sqm to 101 sqm. They are suitable for office and light industrial use.

For more information please visit www.charnwoodbusiness.com/oak_business_centre_sileby or contact Eirlys Oliff on 01509 813955 / email eirlys.oliff@charnwood.gov.uk.

The Council also has business units at the Ark Business Centre in Loughborough. Call 01509 643400 or email eirlys.oliff@charnwood.gov.uk.

Alternatively, have a look at www.charnwoodbusiness.com/ark_business_centre.

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