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CB1 Business Centre

Posted on Jan 2, 2020 by Cambridge Catalyst

We explore Cambridgeshire’s top business spaces, from co-working hubs and start-up incubators to conference venues and meeting rooms

Part of the gleaming new gateway to Cambridge, Brookgate’s CB1 development is the epicentre of the regeneration of the station area. Bolstering the city’s status as a thriving tech and professional services hub, it has attracted global corporations such as Amazon, Samsung, Microsoft and Deloitte, and will eventually provide 650,000-sq-ft of new office space.

At 20 Station Road is the CB1 Business Centre, which offers serviced offices, co-working, virtual office services and meeting rooms for hire. Just a few steps away from the train station – London King’s Cross is a 45-minute ride – the centre is operated by Mantle, which also runs the Officers’ Mess in Duxford. Location is a big draw, as is the high-spec, modern office fit-out inside, and proximity to plenty of good eateries outside.

Location is a big draw, as is the high-spec, modern office fit-out inside, and proximity to plenty of good eateries outside

The office space is fully serviced and ready to go, with desks and tech part of the package, or you can cowork for as little as £10 a day. Virtual services, meanwhile, including call answering and a business address, can be yours for £45 per month, keeping your business running smoothly and looking professional from afar. There’s also a range of meeting rooms for hire with all the mod cons: ideal if you need a centrally located spot for interviews, meetings, receptions or conferences.

Part of Mantle’s mission is contributing to the fizzing local ecosystem through encouraging tenants to network and collaborate both with each other and with other businesses in the city. To this end, the team hosts regular meet-ups at the centres, providing valuable opportunities to make connections, hear speakers from a variety of sectors and enjoy a great breakfast. The next events for your diary take place on 30 July at the Officers’ Mess and 20 September at CB1 Business Centre.

What’s it got?

Meeting rooms, office lets and flexible co-working options, plus regular networking meet-ups

Is it for me?

If you want a great location and the chance to become part of CB1’s impressive roster of businesses, check it out

How much?

A desk for the day can be yours for as little as £10.

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