The Growth Hub Cirencester

Build a business in beautiful surroundings, at the Cotswolds’ first Growth Hub. 

In the grounds of The Royal Agricultural University’s stunning grounds, The Growth Hub Cirencester is the perfect place to get support, work, and meet like-minded professionals in a relaxed atmosphere surrounded by green spaces.

Contact us

The Alliston Centre
Stroud Road,
01285 889850

Opening times

Day members:

8:30 – 17:00

Co-working members:

24/7 – 365

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Stephen Meyer - Business Navigator

With a background in International Business Development, Stephen brings considerable experience to The Growth Hub Cirencester’s business support service. On-hand to listen, guide, and signpost you and your business in the right direction – Stephen is passionate, approachable, well-connected, and fully committed to helping Cirencester’s businesses in any way possible.

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Stacey Wheeler - Business Navigator

Stacey comes from a business, administration and operational management background, having worked in Global Relocation & Mobility for many years. She prides herself on exceptional delivery of customer service by ensuring the needs of the client are anticipated and exceeded. An all-round team player and excellent communicator, Stacey can utilise her skill set to support and signpost businesses to help them achieve their goals.

Gemma Stevens – Outreach & Events Business Navigator

Following graduation from the RAU in 2017 with a degree in Real Estate, Gemma joined the corporate world in London, in a varying career spanning residential lettings in Chelsea, strategic real estate advisory for a bank, office leasing and finally a private member’s club in Knightsbridge before returning to Cirencester for her Masters in Conservation and Management of Historic Buildings. Gemma plays a pivotal role in our outreach initiative, making our Business Support Services more accessible to all.

Nic Charrington – Business Navigator

A Law graduate from Bristol University, Nic has started multiple businesses in different fields from apps to photography and draws on this experience in helping other aspiring entrepreneurs to do the same. He previously worked at Buckingham University helping students with their start-ups, and is currently working on a drug price comparison site for GP drug dispensaries. Nic brings this entrepreneurial passion to the Growth Hub, signposting start-ups and established businesses on a path to success. 

Christine Read – Host

With extensive experience in Hospitality, Customer Service and Management for over thirty years, Christine is our Hub Host; your first point of contact as you walk through the door. Ready to welcome you to The Growth Hub Cirencester with her warm, friendly and professional personality, she has the ability to make you feel at home in our amazing space.