Shared and Co-Working Spaces in the Isle of Man

Locate Isle of Man’s guide to shared and co-working spaces in the Isle of Man.

Shared and Co-working Spaces in the Isle of Man

Co-working spaces are unique places that enable entrepreneurs, businesses, and communities to share, create, innovate, and grow. With an ever-growing business sector, the Isle of Man is home to a variety of communal workspaces - which are changing the way we think about work.  No longer just a place to hot desk and work on your laptop, co-working spaces in the Isle of Man provide a wealth of benefits to their users, including office support, access to business mentoring, events, and workshops – as well as some seriously awesome perks!   

 
Barclays Eagle Labs 

Located in Douglas, Barclay’s Eagle Lab is tailored to the Isle of Man’s strengths in the tech and digital markets. With meetups, workshops, and funding opportunities, the Barclays Eagle Lab is a great addition to the Isle of Man.

The Lab has two membership plans to choose from based on your business needs, including a Club Membership and a Resident Membership offering 24/7 full-time access. There are also meeting rooms, presentation spaces, event spaces, hot desks, and a range of shared and private offices. A Day Pass can also be acquired for those who’d prefer to dip in and out of the co-working environment.

The Eagle Lab on Victoria Street also boasts a range of unique services including Laser Cutters and 3D Printing.

Barclays Eagle Lab’s mission is to ‘create, innovate and grow’ and is shown through their three main principles: ‘Accelerating UK businesses’,’ Enabling collaborative innovation’, and ‘Digital empowerment for everyone’. More than just a co-working space, members can also take advantage of Barclays business expertise and an on-site team who offer business mentoring, growth programmes and access to a national network of incubators - making it a fantastic option for any budding business.

 

Impellity - Hot Desk

Located in the heart of Douglas, Impellity offers all-inclusive desks designed for new and emerging businesses.
For a low monthly fee, you will have 24-hour access to a professional, dedicated space and a community of creative professionals. Impellity offers hi-speed Wi-Fi, shared printers, copiers and scanners, conference rooms by reservation, and security.

Impellity can also assist you with other integral business services like company incorporation, marketing, and secretarial services. Impellity is there to support your business at its current stage and help you grow to the next.

The Hubb 

The Hubb offers the perfect working space for Islanders and visitors alike. With offices right in the centre of Douglas, set above the noise of the ground floor distractions, the Hubb provides a friendly, spacious, and work-conducive environment full of natural light and likeminded people.

For the price of a large cappuccino and a pastry in your average high street coffee shop, you can have access to state-of-the-art offices that offer high-speed internet, printing, and unlimited refreshments.

If their daily, freshly baked cookies weren't enough to entice you, then maybe their fancy coffee machines will be. Whether you're looking for a change of scenery or you're here for the day, the Hubb can offer you exactly what you need. With hireable meeting rooms, co-working facilities, and private offices there is something for everyone. The Hubb also offers a range of monthly membership packages including co-working and private office packages. Packages can also be customised for businesses looking for something more bespoke.  

 

Dixcart Business Centres

The Dixcart Business Centre operates from two locations in central Douglas. The centres boast 1Gbps of network connectivity for the most demanding of technical needs. The centres offer serviced offices rather than daily hot desks and are ideal for businesses relocating to the Island and start-up companies looking to expand.

Dixcart offers 24-hour access and furnished offices - each with its own dedicated and secure router, as well as a staffed reception area during normal business hours.

The centres can also provide extra tactile support for businesses including accounting, bookkeeping, HR, IT, secretarial, and payroll. In addition, Dixcart Business Centres can help with company formation, legal advice, management and Tax and VAT support.

Dixcart’s established reputation in the Isle of Man means that they can assist you with key introductions to other business professionals. If you would like to discuss your requirements, please contact Dixcart by email on dbc.iom@dixcart.com.

 

CoWorking.im

Located in the south of the Island at the Dataport, CoWorking.im is just a two-minute walk from Ronaldsway Airport and offers a professional and inclusive co-working space. 

With a choice of hot desks for daily use, shared or dedicated desks and private suites, CoWorking.im provides all the business essentials such as meeting rooms, secure onsite parking, along with 1Gbps of network connectivity and a resilient datacentre on site, dedicated 24/7 IT support and much more.

The co-working space offer a variety of packages to suit all budgets, including a special offer of £10 per day or £50 for up to 20 hours per month. A free day pass is also offered for those interested in trying out the facilities for a single day before committing to a membership. Other interesting perks include a games area, along with pool, table tennis table and PlayStation!

To discuss your requirements and to arrange a tour, call +44 (0)1624 829000 or email hello@coworking.im.

 

The Nunnery

An ancient estate founded in the 6th Century, now restored to its previous grandeur, The Nunnery is one of the Island’s most historic establishments and is located on Old Castletown Road within easy walking distance from the centre of Douglas.

The estate is comprised of a Mansion House, The Stable Block, Stable Cottages, and the Garden Room. The Mansion House sits in the heart of the estate set within formal gardens surrounded by a parkland landscape.

The estate offers an extensive and versatile range of purpose designed rooms for business and private hire which vary in capacity and price.

There is also a selection of offices for hire, which are multi-functional and offer a range of high-tech IT equipment and Wi-Fi. From the small and intimate to the grand and gracious where you can run your business or hold your next event or conference – all within magnificent surroundings. The combination of idyllic location and professional service will ensure your workspace is comfortable and productive and corporate events are bespoke and memorable.

The property, which provides a unique offering for sole traders, start-up businesses and companies looking to occupy individual rooms or suites also has free parking for up to 95 vehicles.

For further information call The Nunnery on +44 (0)1624 651732 or email bridget@bdc.im.

 

The Engine House and The Engine Room 

A true entrepreneurial incubator system for on-Island start-ups and new businesses relocating to the Isle of Man, The Engine House is located in the beautiful seaside town of Castletown just a few minutes from the airport. The 10,000 ft2 building, which is a dedicated co-working space, has a great communal atmosphere and is surrounded by picturesque views which include Poulson Park and the Silverburn River.

The affordable modern workspace provides hot desks, and three different membership plans to accommodate any growing or existing business. Each plan offers a fully serviced office space including free super-fast Wi-Fi, printing, kitchen, and coffee/tea making facilities.

The Engine promotes itself as an entrepreneurial community and encourages collaboration and networking between business advisors and start-ups looking to grow their business. With multiple office, communal and ‘workbench’ settings, The Engine House is designed to drive creativity and the synergy of ideas. Always ‘abuzz’ with activity and the perfect place to network, the setting is ideal for businesses looking to get genuine feedback and advice, create, and innovate. Several meeting rooms and conference/event areas are also readily available.

A recent extension to the Engine House’s services is the Engine Room; a high-end private office space located at Exchange House on Athol Street in central Douglas.

To find out more about The Engine House co-working space or The Engine Room call +44 (0)1624 881188 or +44 (0)7624 430181.

Mountain View Innovation Centre

Situated just outside of Ramsey in 25-acres of stunning scenery, the Mountain View Innovation Centre really is the epitome of a flexible space. With a range of spaces that can hold anywhere between one and 1,300 people, it provides a multitude of options and solutions for almost every occasion. With an environmentally active ethos they are pioneers in renewable energy boasting the first large scale solar project on the Island and have many initiatives to promote and support the environmentally conscious.

With a Monday to Friday focus on nurturing innovation and providing platforms for start-ups and SME’s, Mountain View offers a range of co-working membership options from as little as £35 per month. There are also a range of pod offices and offices suites available for those growing businesses. You don’t have to be a tenant or member, however, to benefit from their selection of meeting and conference spaces; all equipped with the latest tech to ensure meetings go without a hitch - these can be booked by the hour, on an ad hoc basis, or as a recurring booking.

Talking about tech, Mountain View not only have real skin in the game with their core software business but also make sure that these facilities are rolled out throughout the meeting rooms and venues. With state-of-the-art audio-visual technology and a massive 157” touchscreen, video relay system, flexible audio, and video input facilities, they can also facilitate streaming and vlogging sessions.

Did we mention that they also have onsite catering with their very popular Babbage’s Bistro and Bar? As well as being open for breakfasts and lunch to the public, the Bistro can deliver everything from Breakfast baps through to three course meals; this venue really can accommodate most requests and with their fully licensed bar, it’s the perfect spot for a social or company event.

For further information, visit www.mvic.im or call +44 (0)1624 811700.