Office Space and Low Cost Shared Space in the School of Computing and Communications

For a digital business you couldn’t be better placed than at the School of Computing and Communications, alongside world class research in Computer Science and ICT.

Our award winning buildings enable technology businesses to co-locate onto the Lancaster University campus and work alongside our cutting-edge researchers in a unique collaborative environment.

We welcome both local and international digital centric businesses. We have housed more than 50 companies since 2007, and worked with over 1000 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) since 2005.

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Virtual Tour

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Contact Us

If you want to look round our facilities or find out more information, please contact:

Synne Darwell
Business Co-location Administrator 

+44 (0)1524 510409

Why Host Your Business in the School of Computing and Communications?

  • Lancaster University is ranked in the top 10 for interactions with SMEs
  • Proven track record of success – over 1000 SMEs assisted through funded projects and programmes.
  • Flexible bespoke office accommodation package to suit your business needs
  • Access to world class research
  • Business development team to help build relationships with our local, national and global contacts
  • Access to international markets through our international collaborative programmes
  • Access extra resources from skilled students all year round
  • Opportunities to partner with the university in the delivery of training
  • Access to the wider university community
  • Collaboration with other resident companies

Relative Insight

"We work closely with a number of departments within the University, and having offices here allows us to maintain and build upon these relationships. Being based here has also enabled us to quickly and easily draw upon high quality students to perform ad-hoc project work for us."

Dr James Walkerdine, COO, Relative Insight

Hot Desking

Hot desking in the School of Computing and Communications is a great way to meet other companies and academics for potential collaborations, expand your networking opportunities and gain access to knowledge through our Business Development Managers.

The hot desk space has six desks within an open plan office. Companies are notionally given one day per week to use their desk. The current price for a desk is around £40 per month.

Lancashire and the Northwest

Lancashire is in the Northwest of England and has a large and diverse economy consisting of a strong mix of over 35,000 registered companies representing all sectors of the UK economy. Lancaster is well connected by road and rail to Manchester and Liverpool. London is just a 2.5-hour train ride away.

Resident Companies

These companies are currently co-locating in the School of Computing and Communications: