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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Eagle Labs at Engine Shed

Bristol Eagle Labs provides access to business expertise, banking services, and mentoring and coaching from scale-up specialists, as well as a year-round events programme dedicated to promoting collaboration and innovation in the community.

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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

Welcome to Hazel Bunting

We’ve recently welcomed Hazel Bunting to the team as our interim Centre Manager. With 20 years’ experience at the University of...

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...

Jack Jordan-Connelly, Ecosystem Manager at Barclays Eagle Labs
Eagle Labs opens at Engine Shed

We’re excited to announce that Barclays’ Eagle Labs has officially opened its Bristol base at Engine Shed, providing even more support...

Featured Events

  • 21 May 2024


    Time: 9 am - 1 pm Location: Engine Shed

    Every Wednesday, Engine Shed resident Western Training Provider Network is offering drop in sessions for the local business community on apprenticeships and how they might work for you.

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  • 22 May 2024

    Smart Cookies Meetup – Marketing magic: Prioritising marketing efforts for maximum ROI

    Time: 6 - 8 pm Location: Engine Shed

    Join Unfold for an enlightening evening of conversation that delves into how to get the most ROI on your marketing campaigns.

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  • 23 May 2024

    Q2 2024 South West Dynamics 365 & Power Platform User Group

    Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm Location: Engine Shed

    The next instalment of the South West User Group, talking about everything Dynamics 365 & Power Platform.

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