Newport Former Library Tech Hub
A new space for digital start-ups to open at former Newport library.
09:00 27 January 2021
A co-working tech hub is set to open at the former Newport library. Newport Council, which currently occupies the building, will sub-lease the space to Tramshed Tech. The move is part of the council's budget proposals for the next financial year, saving an estimated £117,000.
Mark John, director and co-founder of Tramshed Tech, has confirmed plans to partner with the National Software Academy as it works to expand technology and digital services in the city.
He said: “Our new base in Newport at the city’s Information Station will see Tramshed Tech co-locating with the prestigious National Software Academy, offering an industry pipeline for graduate spin-outs and a hi-tech home for local technology and digital businesses, supported by Welsh Government and Newport City Council,”
“We are extremely excited about the opportunities this new site offers for growing the local tech and digital economy in Newport, working with great local partners to develop tailored business support services and growth/accelerator services for our new tenants and members, expanding our collaborative co-working community in the city as part of the UK-wide Tramshed Tech network.”