Welcome to Melting Pot, an independent collaborative workspace tailor made for the creative industries, situated right in the heart of Birminghams creative quarter; Digbeth. We know how important your workspace is, we’re start up business owners ourselves, so you’ll find a variety of crafted spaces to run your business from including; open offices, meeting areas, hot desks, art and design studios and workshop space, along with a beautiful multi-use space available to members and for non members to simply hire for workshops, exhibitions, media shoots or anything you need it for.
Our style of co-working is about having a community of businesses that support each other whether it’s through collaboration, a different point of view, a bit of inspiration, business advice or that motivation everyone needs from time to time – we have it covered. You’ll find like-minded people here, working together to showcase what Birmingham creatives are all about.
When we came across The Smithfield Garage we knew it was perfect with its industrial character, period features and amazing spaces, have a look at our Spaces page for some more info, and drop us a line if you are interested in a viewing or discussing membership options.
The Smithfield Garage
Designed by the man behind the original Odeon Cinemas, Harry Weedon, with a grand Art Deco style entrance The Smithfield Garage is a Grade 2 listed building. It’s also a site of archaeological interest, with medieval workings having been discovered beneath. During renovation care was taken to highlight its many beautiful features, industrial and art deco alike, which are blended with exciting bespoke decor furniture. A place where creative businesses will feel right at home!
High Speed Internet
A loft style workspace situated on a 3,000 square foot industrial mezzanine leading onto a multi use conference room. featuring islands of desks and breakout spaces, perfect for individuals or smaller businesses needing lockable storage and high speed secure internet.
A more casual workspace, the lounge sits at street level which benefits from a flood of natural light, chill out spaces and stand alone work stations. This area is also reaching distance to the kitchen and shower room. Lockable storage is available along with high speed internet.
A bright workshop and studio space with high speed internet and a roller shutter entrance ideal for larger scale projects. This space is perfect for the hands on crafty types plus the opportunity for collaboration is endless.