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Laois Co-Working Hubs
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Laois Co-Working Hubs

There are six co working hubs in the Laois Hubs Collective; Locations : Mountmellick, Portlaoise , Rathdowney ,Mountrath and Portarlington . A Creche, Gym, Tennis Courts, Restaurant and Coffee Dock are just some of the facilities available. For all contact details click here

Contact

BloomHQ Mountrath

057 93 00036 info@bloomhq.ie


Erkina Rathdowney

087 285 2153 berniemoloney@gmail.com


Portarlington Innovation Hub Portarlington

057 86 45405 info@pec.ie


Portlaoise Enterprise Centre Portlaoise

057 8688714/087 1435700 enquiries@enterprisecentre.ie


Vision85 Portlaoise

085 223 4444 info@vision85.ie


Webmill Mountmellick

057 86 24525 info@webmill.ie

BLOOM HQ ——–MOUNTRATH

Situated in an old Brigidine Convent, it was donated to the Community in 2017.

Meeting space for 2-30 people with video conferencing facilities.

Up to 40 hot desk spaces available with varying membership options.

Catering available, free tea and coffee and coffee roastery onsite.

Renovated to a high standard while retaining original features like stain glass windows, onsite tennis and basketball courts.

Bloom HQ: Aiming for Laois to be the Co-working capital of Ireland

Old Chapel to be renovated into a Conference Centre with full audio-visual. Capacity for up to 150 people.

Landscaped garden space with a coffee dock area.

On site Gym with full timetable of classes and showers

Bloom HQ is a social enterprise projects and all funds are reinvested into the community groups who utilise the space.

 

ERKINA DIGITAL HUB————– RATHDOWNEY 

Dedicated working hub with eight individual offices

Conference room High speed wireless broadband with fibre currently being installed

Wheelchair access

On site café under development with plans to open October 2020

Meeting room Co working space with Covid spacing for 12 desks

Break Out area of 6,000sq feet with space available for 4 hot desks

Kitchen space

650 car parking spaces

PORTARLINGON ENTERPRISE CENTRE INNOVATION HUB———PORTARLINGTON

A new innovation Hub which has changed the focus of the existing Enterprise Centre and created an environment for collaboration, networking and digital based design innovation

Hot desk spaces Designated Hot Desk spaces in a fixed, comfortable and professional space. Available for rent on a daily, weekly and monthly basis

Portarlington Enterprise Centre: Aiming for Laois to be the co-working capital of Ireland

Training Room/ Rooms

Coffee Dock Fab lab /Makerspace equipped with Laser Cutter/ 3D Printers, CNC Milling Machine and other ancillary equipment

12 light industrial units

6 offices and staffed reception area

2 meeting rooms

The new facility is well suited to start up enterprises, established companies and isolated work form homers, while at the same time appealing to commuters

Links to local and national support agencies

Links to third level institutions

Links to research and development opportunities

Networking and partnership opportunities

No licence agreements /utility bills/ commercial rates /refuse or cleaning charges

2 communal kitchens

Training rooms: Training Room 1 can be rented on either a half day, full day or weekly basis. Training Room 2 -There are several indoor and outdoor breakout spaces where participants can network before after and in between sessions .Training Room 2 -Practical training by ETB

PORTLAOISE ENTERPRISE CENTRE———PORTLAOISE 

Established in 2007,Portlaoise Enterprise Centre has a long history of helping start up and growing business and was one of the first ventures of this its kind in Laois .hot desks, co working facilities ,small office spaces  (1 -6) people , training facilities ( up to 14 people ) and industrial units.

Client can avail of access to meeting rooms, fibre broadband, kitchen facilities and car parking, all free of charge.

Regular in-house training and networking opportunities an all our clients have independent access to the building at all ties, in recognition that not all business people operate form 9 -5 Monday to Friday

Laois Hub Collective: Aiming for Laois to be the Co-working capital of Ireland

Social enterprise operating in the community sector and overseen by a voluntary board of directors with a wide variety of skills and experience. Work closely with other support agencies including Laois Local Enterprise Office, Laois County Council Business Support Unity, Laois Chamber and Enterprise Ireland.

Members of the Laois Hub Collective, National Association of Community Enterprise Centres, the Midlands Network of Co Working Facilities and partners with the Guinness Enterprise Centre under their CoConnect programme

 

VISION 85 ——PORTLAOISE

 Established in January 2019 at Clonminam Business Park Portlaoise

Incubation type hub

Over 13,500 Sq. Ft of office space providing over 32 office spaces from 1 person cubicles to 6-person.

Small kitchen area for tea and coffee.

Vodafone and SIRO sponsored hub with 1 GB in each unit

Future plans to add a coffee shop

Vision 85: Aiming for Laois to be Co-working capital of Ireland

70 free car parking spaces

3 meeting rooms – 6 person – 12 person and 24 person

Available to use 24/7 with secure electronic gates.

Covid changes …construction of 6 more offices, installing two metre space between desks and building six office cubicles for single workers.

 

WEBMILL——– MOUNTMELLICK

Located in the Beale Centre at the MDA Business Park in Mountmellick.

State of the Art co working facility has 44 desks  which comply with COVID distancing with capacity for expansion.

Also includes five commercial kitchens available for hire by food entrepreneurs

Meeting rooms which cater from 5 up to 80 persons along with an events area.

Canteen, 1.5 acres of free parking with on campus restaurant and Creche.

Part of the Mountmellick Development Association Group.

Webmill Mountmellick: Aiming for Laois to be the co-working capital of Ireland

Services provided to Webmill clients through partnerships

Accommodation i.e. apartments, town houses and flats if required

Business Mentoring

Stress Management

Counselling

Human Resource

Health & Safety

Finance & Financial Mentoring

Education

Tech Talks

Remote access to 3rd Level Institutions