How Stoke’s Business Community Has Found a New Place to Call Home…

Posted: 5 April 2024

Nestled in the heart of Hanley, Smithfield Works is a vibrant place that unites Stoke-on-Trent’s working community with those travelling to or through the city.

The first purpose-built, flexible office space in the region, Smithfield Works exists to offer the latest high quality private suites, working spaces and meeting rooms able to meet all needs.

Whether you’re visiting just for the day, or staying on a more permanent basis, Smithfield Works boasts a dynamic location that can help businesses to thrive.

A triple threat for any and all professionals

There are three main functions of Smithfield Works: private office suites, meeting rooms, and hot desks.

Since COVID, there’s been a huge surge in flexible, hybrid working, with professionals opting for public, managed workspaces more and more. That’s why Smithfield Works’ hot desk memberships are vital in accommodating current workplace trends.

The flexibility in memberships, ranging from day to monthly passes (and beyond!) means that there’s something to suit everyone.

For those wanting a more enclosed and permanent space to let their creativity flow, Smithfield Works’ private, lockable office suites are designed to fulfil all business needs.

With full transparency of occupational costs and flexibility in occupation, with agreements available on a month-to-month basis or long-term commitment, private suites are perfect for businesses wanting a space to call home.

Private meeting rooms and breakout spaces are also available, giving you the chance to collaborate in the most effective way possible.

On offer at Smithfield Works is a range of meeting spaces, all bookable from one hour to a full day, able to accommodate up to 12 people. Not to mention, all meeting rooms come fully equipped with state-of-the art visual and audio technology.

Smithfield Works is easy, accessible, and flexible. All you need to do is sit down, plug in, and get to work!

A place to thrive with unrivalled benefits!

Making use of Smithfield Works hails the end of boring office days. Becoming a member gives you access to amenities that make life that little bit easier.

Arguably the biggest pull to Smithfield Works is its growing business community, which means working from there exposes you and your company to a whole new network, opening up countless opportunities to connect with like-minded professionals.

A true people-first hub, Smithfield Works has built a community that allows you to feel right at home.

Accessible 24/7 (subject to membership level), members get free tea and coffee, high speed connection in a Gigabit Connected City, bike and storage space, as well as exclusive access to events taking place on-site, not to mention a location to host your own shindigs, should you so wish!

The value speaks for itself, too. Lee Grant, Operations Manager at Texecom Ltd, which has been based from Smithfield Works since January 2023, said:

“From initial enquiry to moving in, the experience here at Smithfield Works has been fantastic. The area has been stylishly designed to provide ample working space and great facilities. With a diverse range of businesses now inhabiting the office and plenty of hot desk visitors, it has created a great working environment. The support in place has been first class and our team is well looked after day in day out”.


A true chameleon of workplace sorts, Smithfield Works also offers a versatile event space. Whether its a networking event, team away days, or something more socialable, companies can hire the space and invite guests to enjoy all that Smithfield Works has to offer.

James Brooks, creator of PHP Stoke, a community of web engineers from Stoke and further afield, found a new home for his quarterly tech meetups at Smithfield Works, disregarding other venues favoured by his co-founders. “We’ve been utilising the Smithfield Works space for over a year now and have found it to be perfect for our sessions,” said James.

“Accessible, flexible, stylish and a relaxed environment, our attendees always feel at home when they enter the space. I can rest assured knowing that I’ve found a reliable space for our meetups in the future.”

In the heart of it all

The beauty of Smithfield Works lies in its prime location, being just a short distance from everything Hanley town centre has to offer.

Situated in the mixed-use Smithfield district, which prides itself on being a destination to work, play, or stay, gives occupiers access to an urban district full of food and drink hotspots, accommodation, and public greenery.

Whether it’s a casual lunch at the infamous Slamwich Club, a more refined meal at Restaurant Six, or a stay in The Hilton Hotel Garden Inn, Smithfield Works is the ultimate all-purpose hub for professionals, right in the heart of it all.

For more information on booking a desk at Smithfield Works, visit here or call community manager Adele on 07513718089.