Office Space for Rent in Essex

Colbea’s state-of-the-art Business Centres provide a supportive business environment and community, from two ideal Colchester locations.

Enjoy the benefits of high-quality business premises without the financial commitment to a long lease – we exist to support businesses just like yours!

Call 01206 489350 or contact us here.

Offices from £304.80 per month



What’s included

Lease Terms

Easy in, easy out terms.
Just give us one month’s notice.

Fully-Serviced Office
Space and Free Parking

Including 24/7 security, communal cleaning, kitchen facilities and administrative support.

8 Hours Free Meeting Room Hire Per Month Worth £120

Full suite of meeting and training rooms available, plus additional break out spaces. £120 worth of meeting room booking included each month as part of your tenancy package

IT Support

Advanced cloud-based phone systems and high speed broadband allow you 24/7 connectivity to your business.

Reception Service
Including Post Handling

Reception is staffed Monday to Friday 9-5. We can ask your clients to sign in and we will call you to collect your clients from reception.

Inclusive Business

Businesses part of our community benefit from 2 sessions of expert business advice per year included free of charge.

What our tenants say…

“Everything about the   Colchester Business Centre was right for my business.”

Karelia Network Solutions

“I’d advise anybody setting up a business to go to one of Colbea’s business centres.”

The Ministry of Parenting

“We only had to give one month’s notice, so it was a low-risk way to start.”


Colbea Central Colchester
Business Centre
Available Offices

1 George Williams Way, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2JS

Ideal for access to the town centre, with inclusive in-town parking, and within a 5 minute walk to the Colchester Town train station.

3-4 person – approx 248-262 sq. ft

from £480.34 + VAT pcm. Parking available

We’re fully booked! If you want to be contacted should an office become available, join our waiting list!

Colbea North Colchester
Business Centre
Available Offices

340 The Crescent, Severalls Business Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 9AD

Easy access to the A12 and other major routes in and out of Colchester.

We’re fully booked! If you want to be contacted should an office become available, join our waiting list! Email

Parris Laidler
Facilities & Contract Services Manager


We have a 360° virtual tour of the Central Colchester Business Centre, click the play button to begin the tour. However, we’d always recommend clients book a viewing in person. Speak to Parris Laidler today on 01206 548833, or email for further information and to book a viewing.


Are there any discounts available?

Yes – if your business has been trading for less than three years you may be eligible for a discount. If this will be the only premises for your business, you should be eligible for full business rates relief.

Am I locked into a contract?

There is no fixed contract, we offer easy-in, easy-out terms to all of our tenants.

Do I need separate utility contracts?

Broadband and phone packages are available with our provider, Zen Systems, from £15-£60 per month, depending on your required package, and telephones are charged per handset. Further details available upon request.

Electricity is metered for each office and will be billed monthly in arrears.

Do you offer a reception service?

Yes – reception is staffed Monday to Friday 9-5. We can ask your clients to sign in and we will call you to collect your clients from reception. We can also provide photocopying and scanning facilities billed per unit as well as secure post handling. We can also frank mail for you and charge it per item (although a 30% handling fee will also apply).

How does 24-hour access work?

Each office is allocated access fobs for 24-hour access. Each office is individually alarmed, allowing 24-hour access to all tenants and intercom system is available for your visitors outside of staffed reception hours.

Do you have parking?

Yes! Free parking is available for tenants. Depending on the size of the office rented, between one and three spaces are allocated. Free visitors parking is also available.

Do you have any meeting rooms we can use?

Of course – we have a variety of meeting rooms available for use by tenants and you can book up to eight hours free each month! We also offer tenants a 50% discount on bookings for our larger training rooms. We also have lots of other break out spaces available.

Is there disabled access?

Yes – we have ramps at our entrances as well as a lift to the first floor. There are also disabled toilets on each floor.

What other help do you offer?
  • Expert business advice
    All tenants can access free business advice appointments from our expert advisors, and we recommend tenants have a minimum of one appointment every six months.
  • Training courses
    We run various courses for businesses at all stages, many of which are fully-funded. See our upcoming training courses on our website [link]
  • Access to free consultations and advice with our sponsors
    Tenants will be given the details of our sponsors to contact for free advice and consultations. This includes legal advice, financial advice, marketing, accounting, and insurance queries.

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