Serviced offices and co-working space to rent in Essex

The Hive is the best connected enterprise centre in Essex. We pride ourselves on incredible customer service and top-of-the-range information technology and communications facilities available in a wide range of high quality, flexible starter, scale-up and downsize workspaces. Start your Hive membership from just £99.00 + vat per month.

Simple Pricing

Our all-inclusive simple pricing allows you to focus fully on growing your business, whilst we take care of all your property management matters.

Prestigious Business Address

Based in the historic Old Central Library above the Beecroft Art gallery, The Hive Enterprise Centre will create a unique and prestigious private home for your business.

Business Growth Hub

A free business support team based on-site alongside the Council’s Business Support Team, Central Government’s Business Growth Service and the regional Inward Investment Agency.


Hot Desk

A guaranteed hot desk in the lounge area and unlimited WiFi.


HomeDesk / Open Plan

Permanent desk in collaboration space and landline telephone.

Serviced Office

Serviced Office

A permanent desk, lockable office and pedestal. In-house business support workshops, start-up and growth advisor.

Meeting Room+

Meeting Rooms

Meeting rooms available for anyone to hire.

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From virtual office space to serviced workspaces, offices at The Hive Enterprise Centre will create a unique and prestigious private home for your business and are available to you on an all-inclusive, easy-in-easy-out basis.

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