East Northamptonshire District Council
rhp was appointed to design and deliver a new business hub in Raunds, as part of East Northamptonshire District Council's economic development plan.
The Council received £1.69 million funding from the South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership Local Growth Fund in order to deliver this flagship project, and the Centre is managed by BizSpace.
The new three-storey enterprise centre provides a range of flexible units, as well as virtual office support and access to on-site facilities including meeting space and shared office services
Specifically targeted at the needs of small businesses, the Centre provides support for a range of local enterprises and approximately 200 people, and is already partially let..
This funding will support East Northamptonshire District Council to create a modern, flexible, diverse workspace where a range of businesses can thrive, interact and collaborate. This will help to deliver more high-quality jobs within the area.
– Hilary Chipping, Chief Executive of SEMLEP
The project at East Northants adds to rhp's already extensive portfolio of innovation and enterprise hubs – exciting and vibrant projects, which are often key to generating an area's growth and increasing local employment opportunities.