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
A note from Marty Reid, Head of Engine Shed: The place of values in business culture
Never miss a story: sign up to our newsletter here. People who have worked with me will have heard me talk about the place of values in...
Future Brunels experiment with online safety and 3D hand tracking at Engine Shed
On Wednesday 22nd January Engine Shed hosted a group of ‘Future Brunels,’ with the aim to inspire young people around science and...