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
Offering teacher work experience
Promoting a diverse workforce
Schools can host Inset days free of charge, so teachers can explore workplace opportunities for pupilsView Project
Engine Shed remains open for business
Following the Government’s announcement yesterday with regards new Covid-19 national guidelines, we would like to confirm what measures...
A note from Marty Reid: Opportunity to engage at Bristol’s Technology Festival
Never miss a story: sign up to our newsletter here. Bristol Technology Festival had a brilliant first year in 2019, bringing together more...
Inspiring women and girls in STEAM – celebrating Ada Lovelace Day
Celebration of Ada Lovelace Day, the woman who is widely regarded as the first ever computer programmer, Engine Shed and SETsquared Bristol bring together a panel of women in STEM/STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) to talk about their tech careers, which have developed into something much more entrepreneurial.
SETsquared #Idea2Pitch Event
Do you have a great tech business idea, but don’t know where to start? Or are you unsure what to do next in order to grow your technology company? Then sign up for #Idea2Pitch event hosted by SETsquared Bristol to help hone your ideas, and shape them into a pitch for gaining interest or support in your venture.