Woodend.

An amazing place to work and a stunning place to visit!

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Introduction

We provide serviced workspaces of unparalleled quality for the creative industries in a happy and friendly environment where you will find some of Yorkshire’s most innovative creative businesses.

At Woodend, we love art, heritage and contemporary culture and have great pleasure in delivering a fully independent events programme for visitors to Scarborough and those people lucky enough to call the Yorkshire Coast their home.

Woodend has been operated and managed by Creative Industries Centre Trust Limited (CIC Ltd) since opening for business in April 2008. Andrew Clay, remains the inaugural Director. There is a volunteer Board of Directors, currently Chaired by local businessman, Simon Bull.

The CIC Ltd is a not-for-profit company that leases the building from Scarborough Borough Council.

The CIC Ltd is committed to assisting and supporting the growth of the creative industries and supporting cultural regeneration.

Mission Statement

  • To deliver Woodend – and any future projects – as acknowledged centres of both creative and artistic excellence, with consistently high occupancy rates and successful tenants whose long term commitment is to Woodend.
  • To aim for a yearly increase in both visitor and exhibition numbers and in the revenue derived from outside activities.
  • For Woodend to continue to play an influential part in the economic development of the region and to provide a learning hub for both the people of Scarborough and for developing businesses in the area. OUR CORE VALUES
  • Enterprise is central to our philosophy. Tenants at Woodend need to have a credible business plan and a sustainable business and we will aim for long term relationships with those who share these values.
  • Technology is an integral part of Woodend. We’re committed to providing the fastest possible broadband connection and always using the very latest technology.
  • Education is also a part of our philosophy. We offer the chance to be educated, informed and inspired.
  • Expertise is always available at Woodend – to help tenants build their businesses and as a resource which organisations throughout the UK can consult.
  • Collaboration is something we encourage – particularly within our community of creative tenants.
  • Showcasing creativity is one of our favourite activities! Woodend supports exhibitions and displays which are ‘edgy’ and thought provoking.
  • People matter to us. Woodend is personal – we remember your name.
  • Connections are vital. We’re committed to being an integral part of the local business community and to making sure the area’s creative and artistic voices are heard.
  • Heritage is central to Woodend. The history and fabric of the building form a key part of today’s business and exhibition space.
  • Environment is respected at Woodend. We encourage our tenants to conserve energy, value finite resources and savour the landscape.

Our Core values

  • Enterprise is central to our philosophy. Tenants at Woodend need to have a credible business plan and a sustainable business and we will aim for long term relationships with those who share these values.
  • Technology is an integral part of Woodend. We’re committed to providing the fastest possible broadband connection and always using the very latest technology. •
  • Education is also a part of our philosophy. We offer the chance to be educated, informed and inspired.
  • Expertise is always available at Woodend – to help tenants build their businesses and as a resource which organisations throughout the UK can consult.
  • Collaboration is something we encourage – particularly within our community of creative tenants.
  • Showcasing creativity is one of our favourite activities! Woodend supports exhibitions and displays which are ‘edgy’ and thought provoking.
  • People matter to us. Woodend is personal – we remember your name.
  • Connections are vital. We’re committed to being an integral part of the local business community and to making sure the area’s creative and artistic voices are heard.
  • Heritage is central to Woodend. The history and fabric of the building form a key part of today’s business and exhibition space.
  • Environment is respected at Woodend. We encourage our tenants to conserve energy, value finite resources and savour the landscape.
"At Woodend, we love art, heritage and contemporary culture and have great pleasure in delivering a fully independent events programme for visitors to Scarborough and those people lucky enough to call the Yorkshire Coast their home."

Here's our gallery


Inside the gallery

As beautiful outside as in

What's on

October

Lectures with Carolyn Soutar – Peter O’Toole – October 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Sarah Scouten – October 4 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Lets get social

Get in touch

Hi, we would love to hear from you about any requirements or general questions you may have, please get in touch

Address

Woodend
The Crescent
Scarborough
North Yorkshire YO11 2PW

Telephone 01723 384500
About Us
Artwork
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Are you an artist and want to join?
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We’re on the hunt for talented artists in the Yorkshire region, we love our little part of the world and we want to make a big splash in the Arts by showcasing everything thats great about Art in Yorkshire. We would love to hear from you and is half price to join up and till Aug 2017. You get to show off your work and tell everyone about yourself and we’re going to get you out there….Join us and lets make Yorkshire the best place on earth for Art.

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