Engine Shed is Bristol's innovation hub next to Temple Meads station. We provide space, membership, training and events that fuel a thriving innovation ecosystem in the West of England.


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We’re home to 5 meeting rooms, 4 event spaces, 3 coworking spaces and 18 offices.

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Our network. For you.

Become a member and get access to business support, workspaces and a community of innovators.

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Invest in you

Short innovation courses and workshops to upskill founders from ideation to high growth stage.

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Find out what's coming up

From talks and panels to product demos and meet-ups, shape the future at Engine Shed.

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Get a free month of coworking

If you’re looking for your own fixed desk or space for your team in an affordable, collaborative environment, we’re currently offering new coworkers 2 months' rent for the price of 1 in our Arrivals Lounge, with discount code: 2FOR1

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About Engine Shed

Part of Bristol Innovations, we exist to drive innovation in Bristol and the West of England.

We do this by welcoming startups, industry, academics, government and community organisations to use our innovation hub, and we provide support with membership, training, events and access to our innovation network.

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Our Innovation Partners

We work with our partners to drive innovation in the West of England region and wider.

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    Bristol Technology Festival

    Engine Shed is proud to be one of the founding partners and ongoing community partner of Bristol Technology Festival. Established in 2019, Bristol Tech Festival is the UK’s largest and most connected regional tech festival, designed to support those working in the industry and celebrate the depth of the tech sector.

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    Investment Activator Programme

    Since Engine Shed opened in 2013, we’ve had a focus on the investment agenda – particularly access to investment for growing businesses in the South West of England. Launched in 2021, the Investment Activator Programme (IAP) is designed to support companies and investors to increase the flow of equity investment in the South West.

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Featured News

Lights in the Engine Shed Members' Lounge
New innovation ecosystem surgery at Engine Shed

Engine Shed, Eagle Labs, techSPARK and SETsquared Bristol have teamed up to run an in-person surgery for tech entrepreneurs, startups and...

Share to Support celebrates 397 apprenticeships

Blog by Emily Corrigan, Communications Manager for Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus On 15 May, Engine Shed was host to an event celebrating...

Isabelle Chatel de Brancion
Let’s Chat: Isabelle Chatel de Brancion, Geovation

Our Let’s Chat series shines the spotlight on our all-important stakeholders who form a vital part of Engine Shed. We sat down with...

Featured Events

  • 16 Jul 2024


    Time: 12 pm - 2 pm Location: Engine Shed

    Meet with leading innovation experts Mike Paton, Jack Jordan-Connelly, Ben Shorrock and Kimberley Brook for free advice on your business support, training, investment and workspace requirements.

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  • 16 Jul 2024

    SETsquared Bristol: Early Career Enterprise Fellow Showcase

    Time: 3 pm - 5 pm Location: Engine Shed

    An opportunity to check out the academics that have been named as the University of Bristol’s first cohort of Early Career Enterprise Fellows.

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  • 22 Jul 2024

    SETsquared Bristol: Startup Stories x The Next Chapter Podcast

    Time: 1:30 pm - 3 pm Location: Engine Shed

    For the next Startup Stories event, Ellie Barker (Podcast host, author & ITV Journalist) will interview Zara Nanu live on stage in the format of her podcast, The Next Chapter.

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