Testimonial from Stephanie Gott – Damson Audio (WK03)
We have found the workshops perfect for our needs. We had a very smooth moving in process and the workshop was clean and tidy when we moved in with no need to make any alternations. The workshop is a perfect size with it’s own private entrance for visitors but access to communal facilities if needed. The staff on reception are friendly, helpful and professional and we have found the other tenants are equally helpful and friendly. To add, we found the rent was very competitive in comparison to similar office lets in the area.
Testimonial from Lesley at Glow Health and Beauty (OF26)
I have been running my beauty business from the Eco Centre for just over a year now. When I first started looking for alternative premises I was unsure whether a business centre would be right for beauty treatments. However, after a little bit of research I found that there were already similar businesses here, so decided to book a visit to find out more. I was immediately impressed with the large reception area and the very friendly staff and my clients always comment on how nice it is here when they first visit. I was concerned about access to the building as my clients are used to being able to come after work and on weekends but due to the keypads on the external doors I can access the building 24/7 if I wanted to.
The building is clean and modern and I was surprised by the size and amount of businesses based here. The room I chose is large, bright and airy but I did need to adapt it to suit my purpose…I needed to decorate and put in new flooring before moving in and this was not a problem.
I like the fact that although we all have our individual businesses there is a very friendly community feel to the centre and always someone to talk to or get advice from if needed. The kitchen and reception being the ideal places for a chat and to meet other tenants.
I have been very happy here, as have my clients. It’s great that there is a noise policy, which is important if I have a relaxing treatment like a massage or a facial booked in and the underfloor heating means it is always warm and welcoming.
I would definitely recommend the Eco Business Centre to my friends and business acquaintances looking for new premises.
Testimonial from Mary Ratcliffe Curative Hypnotherapy (OF15)
The Eco Centre is a great place for me to run my hypnotherapy business from. I know that my clients are greeted in a friendly and professional manner in receptions. As a sole trader, working from home is far too solitary for me, so here, at the Centre, between client sessions, I can usually grab a few minutes to catch up with anyone who is around and also wanting to take a quick break from work. Any time I have any concerns or need any practical help with anything, I always seem to be able to find someone, a neighbour or someone on reception, happy to give me some of their time and expertise to help me get un-stuck again. The tenant’s kitchen is occasionally a hub of activity and socialising, and my privacy is always respected when I’m in my room with the blinds down.
Testimonial from Richard Wiles – Wiles Property Ltd (OF32/33)
Being a tenant at York Eco Business Centre has been a key ingredient in the success of our young business.
The offices provide a perfect base and the support of the team at the Centre has proved invaluable.
Testimonial from Simon Frost – Brightfive ltd (WK01)
Brightfive were among the first tenants to join the Eco Business Centre.
Over the years, we have enjoyed and benefited from the sense of community within the centre. The neighbourly environment encourages tenants to interact with and support one another. Not only does this provide a pleasant working environment for our staff, it has also proved advantageous for our business. Casual chats in the corridors and shared spaces have helped us find new clients, partners and service providers within the building.
The management team have been unfailingly helpful, friendly and accommodating throughout our tenancy, and a real pleasure to work with.
Simon Frost, Director, Brightfive ltd.
Testimonial from Michaela Shaw – Activ8 Learning (WK18)
Due to changes in our business model, we have had to downsize and move around the Centre to a smaller office, I have to say the outstanding support and flexibility of the staff on the front desk is just amazing. The reception you receive on arrival into the Eco Centre is always professional with a warm and friendly manner. Any problems and issues are always resolved, even if they aren’t to do with the Eco Centre!
Testimonial from Michael & Joyce – Kip McGrath York – North (OF25)
When we were searching for premises, the staff at the Eco Business Centre could not have been more helpful, which made our decision an easy one. The building is modern and clean with all the facilities we needed to start up our business, both for ourselves and our clients. The eco-friendly nature of the building was an added bonus for us, as was the attractive internal garden area and rooftop picnic space. It has proved to be a warm and friendly place to work and the comparatively low rental costs combined with rate relief have been crucial factors in the development of our business.
Testimonial from Alice Hildred – White Rose Bakes (WK02)
I moved my business into the York Eco Business Centre in 2014. It provided the only truly affordable and non-terrifying way I could find to nudge my fledgling bakery out of my home kitchen and into a commercial space.
I am so glad I made that decision.
The Eco Business Centre is in a great area of York for industry, and includes all of the facilities you could need to operate your business – as well as bonus ones like the beautiful courtyard garden!
The Eco Business Centre is home to an eclectic range of businesses, many of which are small/start-up enterprises. As a tenant I have always found it to have a friendly, community atmosphere. There are opportunities to meet and network with lots of different people, and there is a sense of unity among the small business owners there.
Testimonial from James Hallgate – Lucius Books (OF05)
The flexible facilities and excellent staff at York Eco Business Centre make for an ideal environment for us to run our business from. We are proud to be members of this eclectic small business community. – James Hallgate (Lucius Books).
Testimonial from Ian Mulrooney – SW2F (OF28)
The YEBC is a great place to have my business, the staff and businesses are a great mix of people who function well. The staff are helpful and make everyone welcome. A good place to develop and grow your business
Testimonial from Laura Colenso at In Flow. – In Flow Training (OF17)
In Flow has been part of the Eco Business Centre for over a year now and we are so pleased to be based in such a friendly, environmentally conscious, professional building. The main perks for us are the wonderful staff that run the Eco Business Centre front of house. They are always happy to help and they take care of our visiting clients very well. Also, having the extra meeting rooms available for a reasonable fee helps our business run smoothly. Lastly, having the roof top terrace for a nice summers lunch on a beautiful day is a must have for any office!