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.
Led by the University of Bristol in collaboration with Bristol City Council 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
High quality work spaces
A vibrant, collaborative, and neutral working space, where a diverse mix of individuals and organisations connectView Lounge
Event Spaces at Engine Shed
Running an event?
From tiered seating in the Junction and Boardroom workshops, to networking in the Lounge and product launches on Platform 14View Events
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
New Partnerships Manager for Engine Shed
Engine Shed is delighted to welcome Emilie Harryman to the team as our Partnerships Manager. Emilie is no stranger to Engine Shed in her...
A note from Director Marty Reid: The untapped potential of regional business and universities
The middle of summer is often when we get to catch our breath in the world of Engine Shed. During holiday season, the pull for events,...
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