Serviced Office Space

Serviced Office Space

The Kent Innovation Centre offers small to medium business a versatile accommodation at affordable prices. Our bright and friendly centre is the ideal location to house your business.

We offer a variety of offices over three floors suitable for 1 to 10 people measuring from 10 to 74 square metres.  The rooms have a painted plaster finish, suspended ceilings and are carpeted throughout with all power and data points fitted throughout. Moving in, out and moving between offices as your business grows, is simplified by our easy-in easy-out licence.

We recognise that start-up innovative and knowledge based businesses need flexibility and an adaptable and supportive environment to encourage their growth.  Provision of comprehensive services allows clients to concentrate on their businesses without the distractions of non-core, property-related issues.  At the Kent Innovation Centre you can move easily not just into the building but also between rooms and types of space to meet your changing business needs, using our flexible licence which is 28 day notice in, out and change.

Licensees join the centre with a variety of different skills and experience. In addition to using the services of our advisers, licensees can meet and learn from each other and ‘shop’ for services from fellow clients to aid their businesses.

The licence package includes a wide range of services and licensees can also benefit from additional services provided at competitive additional charges.

The licence package includes:

  • Reception services provided during normal office hours
  • Superfast broadband internet access up to 100Mbps including a failover device to prevent loss of internet service in the event of an issue with the leased line
  • Free use of meeting rooms (Conference room, Boardroom and 2 other meeting rooms)
  • Mail handling
  • On-site parking
  • 24/7 access
  • 24-hour internal & external CCTV
  • Lift giving access to all floors
  • Furnishing, heating and lighting of all communal areas
  • Kitchen and shower facilities
  • Utilities
  • Cleaning of all communal areas and exterior windows
  • Rubbish collection and recycling
  • Entry on the website
  • Fire detection/smoke alarm systems
  • Centre management and maintenance
  • Buildings insurance
  • Break-out area - an attractive area with vending machine and space to relax away from the office
  • Access to the university cafes

In addition to the services included in the package, we can also offer at competitive rates:

  • Internet – up to 100 mb synchronous un-contended fibre connection to the building with a range of packages available to licensees
  • Direct-dial telephones & calls
  • Printing and photocopying - our copier has a number of facilities, these range from printing and stapling double sided booklets to scanning directly from a UB memory stick
  • Fax handling
  • Document binding
  • Post franking charged at franking rate plus 10% service charge.  Recorded, registered and other special items charged at cost plus 15%.  Franking charges are significantly cheaper than stamps.

View our availability and prices

We take one month's deposit and licences are billed monthly in advance.  Additional services are invoiced for monthly.

For business rates, please visit Business Rates on the TDC website or alternatively phone 01843 577557. Please note KIC are not involved in Licensees business rates.