The BIS, Hartlepool

Home to a community of creative industry sector SME’s


Hartlepool Borough Council


Demolition, Refurbishment, Alterations and New Extension

Services provided

Contract Administrator
Principal Designer
Quantity Surveyor

Main Contractor

Gus Robinson Developments Limited

Design Team

Architect: Group Ginger
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold Limited


Formerly the General Post Office, this grade II Listed building was part of a regeneration project comprising the demolition, refurbishment and alteration of the building together with a rear two-storey new build extension complete with associated car parking, new services, drainage and landscaping works and is now an award winning development and home to a community of creative industry sector SME’s.

The 28 unit centre for business start-ups offers a range of studio, office and workshop space and welcomes businesses in the creative industries, working in both the commercial and community arts sectors.