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South Shields Business Works FAQs

How can I rent work space at South Shields Business Works?

First of all, please come along to South Shields Business Works for a tour of the building and to see the range of offices, units and services available.

Alternatively, give us a call to discuss your requirements and we will be happy to provide details of workspace which meets your needs - 0191 427 4500.

If South Shields Business Works is right for your business, we will organise a rental agreement for you to sign, and request a deposit payment - equivalent to one month's rent.

How do I pay my rent?

Rent is payable to South Tyneside Council on a monthly basis by standing order.

What does my monthly rent include?

Included in your agreement at South Shields Business Works is:

§ Workspace rental (office or unit)

§ Professional, friendly reception services

§ 24/7 access

§ Local Authority business rates

§ Cleaning, heating and lighting of public areas

§ On-site car parking 

§ Security 24/7 including CCTV and security personnel

§ Telephone line

§ Full waste management service, including recycling


Are there any additional costs?

Services at South Shields Business Works are available at an additional cost, including: photocopying, faxing, utilities in units, internet connection, meeting room hire and telephone call charges.

What duration of rental agreement will I need to sign?

South Shields Business Works operates very easy in, easy out terms. You will sign a three year rental agreement, however only one month's notice is required if you wish to move out.

Are telephone lines and internet connection included?

The monthly rental fee includes a telephone line and calls are charged separately. A dedicated high speed broadband connection is also available.

We often have to work outside normal hours. When will we be able to access the centre?

Access to South Shields Business Works is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via your own security fob which gives entry to the car park and building. Reception is staffed normal office working hours Monday - Friday. Security will be on-site at all other times.

What insurance cover do we need?

Before you can occupy you will need to have Public Liability Insurance. Contents insurance is at your discretion.

Is parking provided?

South Shields Business Works has free parking for tenants with dedicated disabled bays and bicycle racks.

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  • Business Employment & Skills Service
  • Town Hall & Civic Offices
    Westoe Road
    South Shields
    Tyne & Wear
    United Kingdom
    NE33 2RL

  • 0191 424 6262

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