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What our tenants say...

"Your help and support in securing the right office and the fact you went the extra mile made you so different to other places we’d considered. This was the main reason we chose the Work Village."

Michael Styan: Director
Triton Engineering Ltd

Workshops Newcastle...

•  Flexible easy in - easy out terms

•  No lengthy tie-ins

•  Competitive inclusive licence fee

•  All year round easy access


•  Free car/cycle parking

•  Modern purpose-built workshops

•  Easy access to A1

•  City Centre just 2 minutes away


0191 226 7300

John Buddle Work Village
Buddle Road
Newcastle upon Tyne


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If you are looking for a flexible workshop space in Newcastle upon Tyne, we have three workshop units ideal for light manufacturing businesses. Whether you are just starting out and need flexible, good quality workshop space or in need of larger space to help your business grow we have the perfect solution. Our workshop units will give your business an all important edge.


what's the deal on workshops…

  • Workshops are let on flexible terms… with affordable, competitive rates
  • Rent a workshop from as little as £9.75p/m2 and that’s an inclusive rate of rent, rates, building insurance, building management
  • Our workshops are let on a 6 month flexible licence – with just 1 month’s notice
  • We don’t ask you to pay any fees to reserve a workshop – we can add you to our Waiting List until you have your application ready
  • The workshops are open plan flexible spaces. We are very happy to work with tenants who need to make internal alterations to the space to suit the requirements of your business.

moving in...

Couldn’t be easier.

We ask you to complete a short application form and provide us with some background information about your business. Once we have your application and supporting documents, we’ll confirm approval to you usually within a few hours and then we can plan your move to John Buddle Work Village with you.

Your office suite will be ready with telephones and internet all set up ready to plug and play.



workshop floor plans

Our workshops are fully accessible and are all approximately 58m2. Access to each is independent from the main centre.

Our floor plan below shows you the size and workshop number of each unit at the Work Village. Just scroll over each section of the plan to see more details.

We'd be delighted to answer any queries about workshop space and it's often easier to get an idea of the size of space you may need by taking the opportunity to see the centre, the team and the workshop units for yourself.

Contact us for up to date information about what's available and we'd be delighted to arrange a day and time that suits you to come and see our workshops and the centre as well as to meet the team.

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business services

At the heart of the Work Village is our Reception which provides a very friendly and professional service to both you and your clients helping you create the right impression. Our team provides a wide range of administration services designed to support you with day to day tasks that will leave you to focus on running your business.


Our digital telephone system provides you with unique features you would expect from a high quality managed telephone system. There’s no set up charges and the monthly fee includes the use of a digital handset, your own direct line number, voicemail, and reduced call charges. Additional features include call diversion, call transfer, call conferencing, and remote access to voicemail.


We have a superfast synchronous fibre connection into the Work Village. Our network has wireless capability and VPN. There’s no expensive set up costs or lengthy tie-ins to contracts - there's just a nominal monthly fee.

Office services

Whether it’s administrative work, post franking, special delivery, mailshots, photocopying, scanning or call handling, we can save you time that could be better spent developing your business. Our team is always available to discuss any work projects we can help you with.

Conference and meeting space

We have a wide range of conference and meeting room spaces available for tenants to rent at specially discounted rates. Rooms can be booked by the hour or on a daily rate. Room hire starts from as little as £10.50p/hr inclusive of all AV equipment and there's free access to our wi-fi. The conference team know how important it is to make the right impression with your clients and visitors and will handle all operational matters for you to allow you to focus fully on your meeting.


workshop faqs...

I'm interested in renting a workshop, what's the next step?

We have three workshops and we'd be delighted to show you around and let you see the facilities the centre has to offer.
The workshops are attached to the main building at the Work Village.

Do I have to pay to reserve an office?

There's no charge to reserve a workshop space.

What type of legal agreement will I be given?

Workshops are let on a Licence Agreement which is an easy to understand legal document with a one month notice clause. We work with our tenants regularly to share information and support with advice and to manage any change in space you need.

What does my Licence Fee Include?

You pay a monthly fee and this covers: Rent, Business Rates, Reception, Security, Building Insurance, Building Management and access to our telecoms and broadband internet network. The utilities for the workshop are metered separately and billed monthly.

Can I work at any time?  

You can access your workshop 24/7/365. Reception in the main building opens weekdays, 8.30am-5pm.

What insurances will I need?

Building insurance is covered in your Licence Fee. You will need to arrange your own contents insurance, public liability insurance and any insurances required because of the nature of your business. Most insurers offer small business packages and our insurance fact sheet will be made available so you’ll have answers to most of the tricky questions.

Is there car parking and is it free?

Free car parking is available.