Innovative. Dynamic. Collaborative.
An event venue, office, and coworking space with a difference. Engine Shed generates income to run projects that deliver growth, inclusion, and sustainability for the economy and the next generation.
The enabler of exciting, creative collisions and connections.
A collaboration between Bristol City Council, the University of Bristol and the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Engine Shed is a hub where businesses, entrepreneurs, academics, social innovators, and corporates collaborate. Engine Shed showcases the strengths and innovations of the region by providing space, creating encounters, and running projects that inspire, enable, and challenge us all.
people visit Engine Shed for events and meetings every year
events happen at Engine Shed incl. conferences and formal dinners every year
partners work with us to deliver positive social and economic benefit
growth, inclusion, and innovation projects are underway at the moment
Meeting rooms, Event spaces and Places to work
Choose from 8 spaces in one of Bristol’s most iconic buildings, steeped in heritage and innovation. We have spaces to meet for a day or a week, rooms to host seminars, board meetings, training sessions, networking events, offices or desks and offices to work from.
Discounts available for residents, Lounge Members, charities, and meetup groups.View our spaces
Engine Shed Members' Lounge
High quality work spaces
A vibrant, collaborative, and neutral working space, where a diverse mix of individuals and organisations connectView Lounge
Driving economic inclusion
Working with entrepreneurs in under-represented communities to provide business support and understand systemic barriersView Project
Increasing investment into the South West
Showcasing the great companies that have raised investment in the South West and attracting investors to the regionView Project
Engine Shed update following announcement of Government’s roadmap
On 22 February 2021, Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out his ‘roadmap’ for how England will move out of the current lockdown. As...
Guest blog: Early-stage funding for startups in the South West
Guest blog by Briony Phillips, Investment Activator, Investment Activator Programme With more and more people turning to entrepreneurship...
SETsquared event – Enterprising Women Launch Event
Are you a woman with a new business, business idea or side-hustle hobby who is looking for support in setting up and accessing funding?