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Southlands enterprise centre

The Southlands Centre has been provided by Middlesbrough Council to encourage the creation and growth of new businesses in the east Middlesbrough area. Southlands Centre is situated off Ormesby Road in a former secondary school with a total floor space of 80,000 sq ft.

The building provides space for three main uses:

Managed office space

The main part of the three-storey building is split into over 50 office suites. These offices are provided with lighting, heating and security alarms. They are available on easy-in easy-out terms and many of the offices can be altered to provide a business with the exact size and layout required. The Southlands Centre annex provides 10 small suites for one-person businesses.

Enterprise workshop

13 low cost lock-up workshops are available to help new businesses expand. All workshops have gas heating and power, and some have direct external access via roller shutter doors.

Managed office suites from 90sq. ft. to +1500sq. ft


Workshop units from 200 sq. ft. to 700sq. ft.

There's a one-off fee covering heating, lighting, water rates, business rates, office cleaning, use of all communal facilities, toilets and rubbish disposal. Fast track application is available on these units with easy-in easy-out terms (one month's notice required).

Tenants can enjoy the following facilities:

  • no legal fees to pay
  • ample free parking
  • excellent security and CCTV in car parks
  • five minute drive from Middlesbrough town centre and the building is also on a main bus route
  • fully equipped conference rooms and meeting rooms available
  • large hall, suitable for meetings of up to 450 people, and a bar.

To apply for a unit in this building please use the Application for Enterprise accommodation e-form.


Gamini Wijesinghe, Enterprise Manager

Phone: 01642 728410


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