We create truly affordable, community-led work space across Oxfordshire.

Makespace Oxford is building new kinds of working and making space. We take Oxfordshire's once empty and underused buildings and revive, repurpose and transform them into affordable, community-driven workspaces. We create light-filled, modern work environments with all the facilities you need for your organisation to thrive. At our heart, we want to nurture and grow spaces for connection and support between social enterprises, charities and creative makers committed to positive social and environmental change.
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Creating truly affordable, community-led work space across Oxfordshire.

Makespace Oxford is building new kinds of working and making space. We take Oxfordshire's once empty and underused buildings and revive, repurpose and transform them into affordable, community-driven workspaces. We create light-filled, modern work environments with all the facilities you need for your organisation to thrive. At our heart, we want to nurture and grow spaces for connection and support between social enterprises, charities and creative makers committed to positive social and environmental change.
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Making more space with 'Meanwhile in Oxfordshire'

The number of vacant units on Oxfordshire’s high streets has steadily increased in recent years, yet there is no shortage of people and organisations in need of affordable space. Over the course of the next year, we'll be working to identify, secure and let up to 30 vacant spaces to local, independent and community-driven organisations as part of an exciting government-funded programme.

Find out more about 'Meanwhile in Oxfordshire' and apply for affordable workspace today

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Making more space with 'Meanwhile in Oxfordshire'

The number of vacant units on Oxfordshire’s high streets has steadily increased in recent years, yet there is no shortage of people and organisations in need of affordable space. Over the course of the next year, we'll be working to identify, secure and let up to 50 vacant spaces to local, independent and community-driven organisations as part of an exciting government-funded programme.

Find out more about 'Meanwhile in Oxfordshire' and apply for affordable workspace today

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From Our Blog

The (Complicated) Process of Matching Applicants to Meanwhile Spaces

Since we launched the ‘Meanwhile in Oxfordshire’ programme, we’ve received over 315 applications for space from local businesses, organisations and individuals across the county. This number underlines the huge amount of demand there is for affordable workspace, as well as a wider issue in the commercial rental market across Oxfordshire. These are exactly the problems we’re trying […]

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