A space to work.
Colbea’s state-of-the-art Business Centres provide
a supportive business environment and
community, from two ideal Colchester locations.
Enjoy the benefits of a high-quality business premises without the financial commitment of a long lease -we exist to support businesses just like yours!
Office space to rent
Call 01206 548833 or contact us here.
Colbea provides the space for you to work, learn and grow.
What’s included in the price?
Easy in, easy out terms.
Just give us one
8 Hours Free Meeting
Room Hire Per Month
Full suite of meeting and training rooms available. Meeting room bookings inclusive
as part of your monthly package.
Including Post Handling
Staffed reception available on-site. Our friendly team will be on hand to navigate your visitors through the workspace.
Fully Serviced Office
Space and Free Parking
Including 24/7 security, communal
cleaning, kitchen facilities and
IT and Support
Advanced cloud-based phone
systems and high-speed broadband
allows you 24/7 connectivity.
Businesses within our community
benefit from expert
business advice included free of charge.
Colbea Workspace FAQ’s
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 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 and one of our friendly team will be on hand to navigate your visitors through the workspace. We also offer a range of other services, including a daily mail handling and collection service.
How does 24-hour access work?
Our workspace is equipped with a modern access control system that facilitates our tenants with 24-hour access. This supported by a comprehensive alarm system monitored by a local security provider.
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.
Are there 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 all floors. 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.
We run various courses for businesses at all stages, many of which are fully funded. See our upcoming training courses on our website.
Access to free consultations and advice with our sponsors
Tenants can receive free advice and consultations with our sponsors upon request. This can include legal advice, financial advice, marketing, accounting, and insurance queries. Speak to a member of the Colbea Team on reception for further information.
What our tenants say...
"Everything about the Colchester Business Centre was right for my business."
Karelia Network Solutions
"I would highly recommend Colbea's offices and business advice service to anyone who wants to start out in business."
Construct Chemicals Marketing Ltd.
"It's so rare to find support services that are so consistent, so professional and so in tune with the needs of their customers. What better way to start and build your company with all those support services around you!"
Ginger Nut Training
"If you're a business starting out then you have nothing to lose by contacting Colbea. Whether it's free advice, office space or simple support you're looking for then reach out - they can only benefit your business."
"I would recommend Colbea to anyone who is in the process of starting up a business and also those who need some guidance on the business they already have."