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Shared Workspace Blick Shared Studios Hill Street
Shared Workspace Blick Shared Studios Hill Street

The Workspace

In our Hill Street studios we offer private and shared workspace to over 20 creatives. The space we offer is fully serviced, flexible, furnished and affordable. Our prices are all inclusive including rent, rates, utilities and broadband. You can also enjoy the dedicated breakout spaces for getting away from your desk or meeting clients.

Shared Workspace

No spaces available at present. If you’d like to be informed about future availability, please join our waiting list.

– 24 hour access

– City centre location in the heart of the Cathedral Quarter close to the MAC, the Black Box, Ulster University and lots of shops, coffee shops and bars

– Minimum 3 months contract then on a rolling monthly contract

– 1 months rent required as a deposit

Email christine@blickstudios.org for more info or to arrange a viewing or get in touch below

Get In Touch
Shared Workspace Blick Shared Studios Hill Street
Breakout Space Blick Shared Studios Hill Street

Our Hill Street studios are situated in a beautiful loft style building, full of creatives in the heart of Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter.

Private Workspace

– No private workspace currently available

– Prices from £500 per private workspace per calendar month all inclusive (rates, utilities, broadband) and no VAT

– 24 hour access

– use of meeting rooms in our Malone studios

– City centre location in the heart of the Cathedral Quarter close to the MAC, the Black Box, Ulster University and lots of shops, coffee shops and bars

– Minimum 3 months contract then on a rolling monthly contract

– 1 months rent required as a deposit

Get in touch
Creative Workspace Blick Shared Studios Hill Street
Breakout Space Blick Shared Studios Hill Street
Shared Workspace Blick Shared Studios Hill Street
Breakout Space Blick Shared Studios Hill Street
Eligibility

The vision of Blick Shared Studios is to focus on the needs of creatives. To be eligible for taking workspace within Blick, you need to be working within the creative industries.

Falling within the UK’s definition of the creative industries – ‘those industries that are based on individual creativity, skill and talent with the potential to create wealth and jobs through developing intellectual property’ – includes thirteen sectors: advertising, architecture, the art and antiques market, crafts, design, designer fashion, film, interactive leisure software (ie. video games), music, the performing arts, publishing, software, and television and radio.

You will be asked to complete a short application form to ensure your eligibility before taking a space at Blick.

Shared Workspace Blick Shared Studios Hill Street
Mezzanine Worksace Blick Shared Studios Hill Street

Alex, Designer

“Blick’s Hill Street studios are bang in the middle of one of the most exciting and creative areas to be in. It’s a great space to be in, and full of like-minded people from all manner of disciplines which in itself creates all manner of opportunities.”

The Location

Our Hill Street studios are situated in the heart of Belfast’s creative Cathedral Quarter on Hill Street, close to the Duke of York, Neighbourhood, Established Coffee, the Black Box, Ulster University, The Mac and many other arts and cultural organisations.

Our Location
Exterior image of Blick Studios, Hill Street, Belfast
Why Choose Blick's Hill Street Studios?

Blick is a local, independent social enterprise offering affordable shared workspace, events, services and support for creatives in Belfast.

We have over 15 years experience providing workspace for creatives. We know what we are doing and can be relied upon to provide a professional service as well as being friendly and approachable.

Our spaces have been designed by creatives for creatives and offer quiet, intimate working spaces in buildings with character and charm to allow for productivity and creativity as well as community and collaboration. We aim to keep our services as affordable as possible so don’t offer free coffee/tea/ additional perks just try to offer really good service in nice spaces with nice people.

46 Hill Street is one of our two Cathedral Quarter Studios based in the Belfast city centre. The Cathedral Quarter is generally referred to as a cultural quarter due to the growth of arts and culture based business and organisations that reside within the area.  Our Hill Street studios are on the top floor and are made up of an open plan shared workspace area and breakout area, two private studio spaces and kitchen area. There is also an attic style mezzanine which houses a further twelve deskspaces and skylights which let in plenty of natural light for our residents. Our studios have a lovely wooden floor and original features including beams and an industrial winch. You can read more about the history of our Hill St studios on our blog below.

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Breakout Space Blick Shared Studios Hill Street
Breakout Space Blick Shared Studios Hill Street
Breakout Space Blick Shared Studios Hill Street

Choosing Blick means your money goes to support the local economy and the creative industries in Northern Ireland.

Hill Street Workspace FAQs

Membership Agreements are for a minimum of 3 months, followed by a rolling month-by-month contract.

Rent, Rates, Heating, Electricity, High-Speed Broadband, Office Furniture, use of Kitchen, Building maintenance, Cleaning of common areas, 24-hour access (There is no VAT payable).

We require 1 months rent to be paid by bank transfer as deposit to secure the space. This deposit will then be returned by bank transfer when you move out and have returned your keys and left your workspace clean and tidy without alterations. The first months rent will be due to be paid by bank transfer at the start of your rental term and invoiced thereafter on a monthly basis.

Unfortunately we don’t have a meeting room within our Hill Street studios, but the facilities within our Malone studios can be accessed free of charge by Hill Street Blick residents, but is subject to booking and availability.

We do not offer any free parking at our Hill Street Studios but there is paid on street parking in the surrounding streets and a number of car parks a short walk away, affordable daily parking is available on Corporation Street, Lancaster Street and Little Donegal Street and you can also park within St Anne’s Square Belfast.

Our Hill Street studios are open 24 hours for residents to access.

We don’t provide any extra services, we prefer to keep things simple and keep costs down for our resident businesses and put any profits we make back into supporting the local creative economy through free creative business support events and workshops.

Our buildings are fully serviced and furnished, and our prices are inclusive of rent, rates, utilities, broadband and use of communal meeting spaces, making renting an office simple.

Shared Workspace Prices Hill Street

  • £165 per individual desk-space
  • Discounts for renting multiple desks available

Private Office space costs Hill Street

Our private offices start from £500 for an office for 4 people but vary depending on size. Email christine@blickstudios.org for costs of specific office spaces.

Please get in touch with us, we try to be flexible where we can to meet individual business needs, so either give us a call on +44 (0)28 9020 7832 or drop us an email to christine@blickstudios.org with what you are looking for and we will do our best to accommodate you.

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Thanks again to everyone who came to our last Blick Academy talk last Wednesday evening. We have our Womenfolk JUNIOR.SENIOR event this Saturday then will be taking a little break from events over the summer while we get ourselves organised for Autumn/ Winter when we are hoping to also introduce some more practical workshops. Let us know if there is anything you would like us to cover!
Just over a week to go until our Womenfolk JUNIOR.SENIOR event on Saturday 15th June with two amazing creative women sharing their stories! 

SENIOR SPEAKER: ESTABLISHED CREATIVE - NUALA CONVERY - @wee.nuls 

Wee Nuls (Nuala) is a multi-disciplinary artist and creative director based in Belfast. She works in a number of mediums including spray paint, hand drawn and digital illustration, and printmaking. Wee Nuls street art murals can be seen across Belfast and have become a part of the visual identity of the city over the past few years. She is inspired by challenging gender inequalities, beauty ideals, sexism, and raising awareness for feminist issues in a playful way. 

JUNIOR SPEAKER: EMERGING CREATIVE - MAJA SZOTKIEWICZ - OWNER OF MAJUKOOO - @majukooo 

Maja Szotkiewicz is the founder of Majukooo (selling her illustrated stationery, prints and jewellery online) , and is currently in her final year of her Graphic Design and Illustration undergraduate degree at Ulster University. Maja's work is inspired by everyday, imperfect moments, as she believes finding beauty in the mundane is the key to true happiness. Maja has been featured in Belfast Telegraph's 30 under 30 list in 2024, was a finalist at the NI Social Media Awards in the 'Entrepreneurial Student of the Year' category in 2023 and has her products stocked in 49 stockists in the UK, Ireland, US and Canada. 

EVENT DETAILS 

Event Date(s): June 15, 2024
Event Time: 11.30am
Location: Blick Shared Studios, Hill Street, Belfast BT1 2LB
Book through website (link in profile) 🌼 🌸 ♥️ ✨️
A quick summary of the month of May at Blick! you can find details on everything on our website! Link in profile 🌟 🌟 🌟
Happy Monday! Start the week by checking out our latest roundup of funding, support, opportunities, events, exhibitions and festivals for NI creatives. 

Read the full listings including links on our blog on our website (link in profile)
Another chance to find out a bit more about Saul Duffin founder of YEO magazine who is speaking at our next Blick Academy event next Wednesday evening at 7pm in our Hill St studios!

You can read the full interview on our blog or get your free tickets on our website!
Less that a week to go until our next Blick Academy Creative Talk with Saul Duffin, founder of YEO Magazine, sharing his creative story and only a couple of tickets left!

EVENT DETAILS:

Event Date(s): June 5, 2024
Event Time: 7pm
Location: Blick Shared Studios, 46 Hill Street, Belfast, BT1 2LB
Cost: Free

Book on our website ✨️ (link in profile)

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Off for the bank holiday and wanting to work on your creative business idea? The next exercise on our resources for creatives section on our website is now available to view and download

Exercise 4 - Understanding Your "Why" or Your purpose

Your “Why” or purpose is the reason you have formed your creative practice boiled down to a single sentence (or two). This exercise will help you to understand your purpose and communicate it to the world.

Downloadable PDF and Word Versions available on our website ✨️ (link in profile)
Happy Monday! It's back to typical NI rainy weather! But it's always cosy in our Cotton Court studios in the cathedral quarter, right opposite the Merchant Hotel!
We have had a hectic few weeks with a big funding deadline last week, so only getting caught up with ourselves. We will be doing a write up on our last Blick Academy event with Paul Boal from Clever Ghost sharing his creative story this week. In the meantime here is a bit more info on Paul from an interview he gave us before his talk earlier this month!
Not long now until our next Blick Animation Club event for children aged 7-14 to learn all about Lego animation with Can Do Academy!

Event Details
Saturday 18th May
Time: 2pm - 4pm
Venue: Blick Studios Malone Road 
Cost: £15

Book via the events page on our website ✨️ (link in bio)

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Our next Blick Academy Creative Talk with a local creative sharing their creative journey is coming up on Wednesday 5th June!

Speaker details to be announced shortly, sign up now for your free ticket (link in bio)!