"Woodend is an excellent facility for growing creative businesses, providing modern comfortable studio space, excellent support staff and innumerable opportunities for creative professionals.  I have been running a small design studio at Woodend since it opened and found the whole experience to be hassle-free, highly professional and enjoyable."

Neil Fitzpatrick, Graphic Designer.

"As concept and building, Woodend is a fabulous place to work in, with its blend of the historic and contemporary. Wedding couples and portrait clients always comment appreciatively when they visit the studio and we enjoy being part of this professional creative community with access to invaluable ideas and information.

Rebecca Wood, Network Wedding

"The facilities and staff at Woodend are outstanding. The impressive meeting and conferencing facilities and the cutting edge technology has allowed eightlegged.com to expand dramatically in the 2 years we’ve been Woodend.  Working at Woodend has opened up a whole host of resources to us, from business advice to graphic and printing, there is a company within Woodend that can help.

Simon Baker, Eightlegged

"Moving to Woodend has been the best thing to happen to me.  I feel extremely fortunate to have such a wonderful studio and outlook, and in addition to this my business has gone from strength to strength.  Being here has improved my profile and attracted a wider audience.  In my last studio I was quite isolated; at Woodend, being amongst other creative people is both inspiring and beneficial in many ways and has opened up new opportunities. The Director and staff are extremely helpful and accommodating and personally I could not ask for a better working environment.

Lindsay Tyson, Textile Art Design

"As a sole-trading charitable arts outfit, relocating after 25 years from London to Scarborough, the best move I made was joining this centre for small businesses and cultural industries at Woodend. It's a great environment in which to work, combining historic architectural beauty with the latest contemporary design and technology. It's well managed by a friendly, efficient staff team. It's very cost-effective. Above all, the thriving and diverse community here combats isolation with networking, social and collaborative opportunities. It's terrific."

Tim Tubbs, Director, UK Foundation for Dance

"Thanks very much indeed for looking after us last week. The service and attention provided was first class. You made me very welcome, right from the start and were extremely pro-active and attentive to all our need. We will definitely be using the Woodend Creative Workspace again!

Graham Dixon
Director – Yorkshire Water