Stockton Start Up Programme

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The Stockton Start-Up programme is an introductory course for anyone aged 16-25 who has a brilliant business idea or passion to become a budding entrepreneur.

The week long course will introduce you to every aspect of business including generating ideas, marketing, book keeping and start-up business opportunities within the Borough.

The week long course will also end with a 'Make Your Pitch' exercise where you will be given the chance to pitch your business to a panel of local business leaders in the hope of winning a Business Start-up Prize Pot.

The week long programme will run from Monday 19 August – Friday 23 August 2019, 10am–4pm with a Learning Lunch provided each day.

The course is completely free and available to all Stockton residents aged 16-25, you don’t have to have a specific business idea but a passion for business and drive to become your own boss is essential.

For more information and to book one of the limited places please contact [email protected] or call 01642 528384.


Digital House

Digital House on Dovecot Street is based in the centre of Stockton’s upcoming creative hub. The area is becoming a vibrant place to work and play thanks to imaginative, culture-led regeneration projects and the enthusiasm and commitment of the local community. With venues such as ARC, Storytellers and West Row Arts nearby and new developments underway, Digital House is a great base for any digital business to thrive.

With a range of office spaces available, ideal for those looking to start up or expand their businesses, together with networking areas, conference facilities and high end technical specifications, the Grade II listed building gives you the perfect opportunity to progress. 12 office spaces - sizes range from 10.5m2 to 29m2.

For further information and to arrange a visit please contact Dave Crompton or Brian Jackson:

Email: [email protected] 

Mobile 07808 141931

Address: Digital House, 62 Dovecot Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LL

This project is being joint funded with a European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) grant.


Stockton Business Programme

Stockton Business Centre has a range of small offices and units ideal for start-up businesses. Located close to Stockton's famous High Street, it comprises 100 units, varying in size from just 8 to over 80 square metres. Access is available 24 hours per day and the buildings are covered by the Council's CCTV security systems. Clients occupy the premises on flexible terms with just four weeks' notice required, and have access to the centre's meeting rooms, multimedia facilities and leased-line broadband

Address: Stockton Business Centre, 70-74 Brunswick Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1DW

Telephone: 01642 527933

Email: [email protected]