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Newark Beacon

Newark Beacon


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Newark Beacon provides the ideal workspace for start-up and growing companies, offering flexible, professional premises with a range of business support services needed during the first vital years of operation. Newark Beacon is part of a sub-network of 3 centres in North Nottinghamshire managed by Oxford Innovation.

Serviced offices and workshops are available to let on flexible terms, with as little as one months’ notice. The on-site meeting and conference rooms are ideal for client appointments or presentations and there’s a welcoming reception team to greet guests. The centre also provides shared offices, hot desks and virtual offices for those not ready for office space.

The centre differs from a standard business centre by offering a range of practical innovation and growth support that proactively encourages the development of start-ups, entrepreneurial and high-growth companies.

Supportive Office Environment

Newark Beacon provides an impressive base to work from, allowing businesses to
grow within a lively environment where they will have access to the skills, knowledge and experience of similar individuals and companies.

The centre is the ideal environment for start-up and early-stage companies. It has over 20,000 square feet of office space, providing a range of office sizes for 1-20 people in a supportive and nurturing setting. The costs are tightly controlled, there are no long term contracts and the day to day running of the offices is in safe hands, leaving companies to concentrate on growing their business.

Companies at Newark Beacon can benefit from the following:

  • On-site staff services and facilities management so the day to day running issues are taken care of
  • Licence agreement with as little as one month’s notice period
  • Easy to predict, clear and transparent monthly charges
  • Ability to upscale and downsize quickly
  • Receptionists service to answer calls in your company name and greet visitors, helping to provide a professional image
  • On-site conference and meeting facilities available to hire on a daily and hourly rate
  • Access to superfast internet and telephony connections
  • 24/7 office access and on-site security for peace of mind
  • Free on-site parking

Licence fee charges for the office space include all of the following:

  • Service charges
  • Business rates
  • Heating, water and electricity
  • Site management
  • Reception services
  • Buildings insurance and maintenance



Workshops provide an outstanding opportunity for businesses who wish to undertake research work, product development or small scale, clean, light manufacturing. With office style front doors and double doors at the rear, they are all allocated on the ground floor with direct access to the car park.

Shared Offices

The shared office at Newark Beacon is designed for start-up businesses, offering a soft financial landing, benefitting from having a prestigious office address, access to the centre facilities, help from the centre staff and free business support. It is the ideal environment for the transition from a home office or simply a low cost one person workstation.

There are individual workstations in a spacious open plan office, all equipped with a desk, lockable storage, handset and fast internet connection. If your business develops and you need additional space then we have a variety of offices you can expand to, saving you the time and expense of moving.

Hot Desks

Hot desks are ideal for people who are always on the go, rarely in the same place two days running. They are available to hire by the hour, day or week; providing access to a desk and fast internet connection. In addition to these practical facilities there is access to a wide range of other services, including business support and networking opportunities.

Virtual Business

Designed with early-stage businesses in mind, Virtual Business provides much more than a standard virtual office package. As well as a virtual office address at Newark Beacon, Virtual Business provides hands-on business support that is designed to strengthen your business plan and provide the tools you need to focus on growth. There are no long-term contracts; Virtual Business is a flexible service that costs just £65 per month plus VAT

Virtual Business gives you access to our expert in-house business coaches. They will help you develop and implement your bespoke growth strategy and support you with one-to-one advice, seminars, business networking events and workshops, giving you the skills you need for success. Your Virtual Business package will include the following support services at no extra cost:

Meeting and Conference Facilities

Newark Beacon has a range of superb conference and meeting rooms available to hire by the hour or the day by internal or external companies. Whether space is needed for a conference, product launch, board meeting or interview; there is a room to meet the requirements.

The rooms are fully equipped with presentation equipment, free WiFi, ample parking, break-out space and catering facilities are available on request. The experienced, professional reception team support bookings from start to finish; from arranging the catering to welcoming guests. 

Business Support

Through the on-site Incubation Director, Newark Beacon provides support and advice for businesses to achieve to their objectives, helping with vision, strategy and effective implementation. This is not a chargeable service but a core feature of a true innovation centre.

As part of the supportive environment within the centre, networking amongst customers is encouraged. Regular business networking events, as well as a range of training and learning events on relevant business topics in conjunction with partners, are held at the centre.

Oxford Innovation

Newark Beacon is managed by Oxford Innovation, the UK’s leading business and innovation centre operator. Part of the SQW Group, which employs 180 staff, Oxford Innovation provide flexible office, laboratory, workshop and studio space to over 900 start-up and growing companies throughout a UK-wide network of business and innovation centres. For a full listing of Oxford Innovation’s centres, please visit the website at www.oxin-centres.co.uk.

Oxford Innovation also runs a range of business support programmes across the UK and three highly successful investment networks that link investors with entrepreneurs.

How to Find Us

Newark Beacon benefits from excellent transport links. Located just off the A1, the centre offers easy access to the M1 for the North and South, and has good rail links through Northgate and Castlegate Rail Stations.


Newark Beacon
Beacon Hill Office Park
Cafferata Way
NG24 2TN

Contact:   Paul Hastings
Job title:   Regional Manager
Tel:   01636 653100
Email:   hello@newark-beacon.co.uk
Website:   www.newark-beacon.co.uk