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 £105.00 + 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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Latest News from The Hive

The Daily Commute

The Daily Commute  For many people, the working day starts with the daily commute to work by train. This can be a rather tedious experience dealing with delayed services and travelling in overcrowded carriages.   For people who live in our part of Essex, it can add over an hour at the beginning and end of […]

Assent risk management

Assent – The Risk Management Team

Download a pdf version of Assent’s Case study here Assent Risk Management Assent Risk Management is a group of specialist consultants who help companies achieve and maintain management systems and certification to standards including ISO. The Assent team are a considerably small team so when working in such a small isolated office together they said […]


Apples or Oranges

As serviced office providers go The Hive Enterprise Centre is an innovative business, but what does innovation mean? The definition of “innovation” is “change”. The trouble with this is that people don’t like change! The biggest challenge I face as the Operations Manager of The Hive Enterprise Centre is communicating our product to an audience […]


The Hive Goes Green

With solar panels, new energy-efficient heating and brand new lifts, the Beecroft Building takes strides to become a low-carbon building. “It is a wonderful thing that that the council have invested in a number of borough wide energy efficiency projects for the benefit of our community.” Dr. Terence Lewis, Msc, Bsc, EMA Director Energyst Consulting […]


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