DISCOVER VULCAN WORKS
A dazzling £14 million haven for artistic and creative brilliance, nestled in the vibrant heart of Northampton’s cultural quarter. This one-of-a-kind regeneration project breathes new life into a historic Victorian warehouse, providing more than 51,000 sq. ft. of dedicated workspace and pure creative magic.
West Northamptonshire Council has lovingly curated this ingenious space for upcoming visionaries in digital and creative industries to meet, collaborate, and fuel each other’s talents. With the support of the South East Midlands LEP and the European Regional Development Fund, Vulcan Works is more than just a workspace – it’s the spark that ignites a thriving creative community.
COWORKING FOR CREATIVES
This state-of-the-art collaborative workspace offers a vibrant atmosphere with an enthusiastic coworking environment for individuals and companies working in digital and creative industries, including advertising, architecture, art, crafts, design, fashion, film, music, performing arts, publishing, and software.
Our workspace is designed to supercharge the passions of visionary SMEs and fearless entrepreneurs, unearthing the hidden gems within our bustling town. Brace yourself for an extraordinary surge of fresh perspectives as we create a magnetic force for talents – keeping bright Northampton graduates and skilled individuals thriving at home. Together, we’ll help new businesses take flight while propelling existing ones to new heights.
A JEWEL IN NORTHAMPTON’S CULTURAL QUARTER
Vulcan Works is positioned in the heart of Northampton’s Cultural Quarter and Enterprise Zone, neighbouring creative establishments which have also been the recipients of regeneration and funding. With The Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, The Royal & Derngate Theatre and the University of Northampton’s £300m Waterside Campus just a stone’s throw away, Vulcan Works is sure to be a magnetic beacon for ambitious creatives.
POWERED BY OXFORD INNOVATION Space
Vulcan Works is managed and operated Oxford Innovation Space – the UK’s ultimate curator of revolutionary ideas. With a staggering 30+ innovation centres dotting the UK and more than three decades of expertise under their belt, they’ve sculpted a rich and dynamic community where creative aficionados from digital media to the arts can unite and power their business growth.
Born and raised in South Africa, Garrick has a solid background in operating and managing centres with 15 years of serviced office industry experience.
Prior to joining Oxford Innovation Space, he was involved in the operation and set-up of serviced offices across the UK and understands the unique requirements that many businesses have when looking at taking space.
Business Growth Manager
Darren has a wealth of business experience, running his own international primary education business for almost 20 years before taking on roles that…
…saw him providing support and mentoring to new start-up and early stage businesses. His appointment has been described as ‘a gamechanger’ for Vulcan Works. Darren is most looking forward to bringing the community to life and providing further support through organising networking events and workshops and training.
Assistant Centre Manager
Gail worked in the customer service industry for 39 years before spending the last three years in the serviced office industry, which is where her passion lies.
Customer Experience Assistant
Siân has a wealth of experience in customer-facing roles: she is highly attentive to the needs of others, and loves coming up with creative solutions to help people.