Incubation centre & facility hire
  • Incubation centre & facility hire

    Due to Covid-19, our office and venue space offering is under review (May 2021) 

    Creative Community

    More than just a place to work, Ideas FactoryNUA is a creative community for businesses. Home to graphic designers, photographers, digital product designers, film makers, animators, illustrators, writers, Ideas FactoryNUA is a sanctuary for people interested in working collaboratively, extending their networks and working side by side with other creative businesses.

    Events Programme

    The Ideas Factory runs a programme of events tailored for businesses based in the centre. Designed to support the needs of digital start-ups, the programme is designed to assist business in developing sustainable growth plans. Events include:

    • Monthly finance and tax clinic
    • Legal clinic
    • Business mentoring
    • Regular networking events
    • Business planning workshops
    • Talks on funding and marketing.

    In addition, our Business Team are always on hand to offer one to one support.

    Ideas Factory membership

    Ideas FactoryNUA membership includes a package of hot desking and access to meeting rooms, as well as to Ideas FactoryNUA advice and support services. Please contact us for more details.

    Venue and facility hire

    Duke Street Foyer, venue for hire at Norwich University of the Arts
    NUA offers a range of city centre space facilities for hire. These include venues suitable for meetings, conferences, and formal or informal gatherings.

    Office and work space

    Men in agency doing work in front of computers

    Set in the heart of Norwich’s creative community, Ideas Factory Incubation Centre at Norwich University of the Arts offers premium office space and a supportive, collaborative environment. A beautifully designed space, the building features six independent 3 or 4-person offices and co-working space for 21 people in the open plan Hatchery.

    Meeting rooms

    Boardroom of chairs and long table at NUA
    NUA has a range of rooms for hire including seminar and meeting rooms and a 24-seat boardroom space that features two large screens and multiple network and power points.

    Interested in venue hire?

    Contact Sophie Banks about your requirements.

    Call: 01603 753285


    Instagram: ideasfactorynua

    Address: The Ideas Factory
    Norwich University of the Arts
    Cavendish House
    28-32 St Andrews Street
    NR2 4AE


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    Creative Arts

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