For growing businesses

CRATE is a network of entrepreneurial business communities, where collaboration promotes growth and success.

Find your own space

Looking for great value work, office or retail premises and the support to succeed?

We offer start-ups, small and growing businesses versatile all-inclusive premises with flexible lease terms, permanence and space to grow into. A raft of on-site business support and marketing services provides the competitive edge your business needs to thrive.
Find your own space

Business Support

Need help growing your business?

CRATE Boost is here to help you work smarter, develop quicker and grow sustainably. We strive to be the best business support tool-kit the web has to offer. Whether a start-up or established firm, CRATE Boost is here to give you the insight you need to turbo-charge your business.

What's going on...

June 2019
CRATE St James Street is born – new businesses arriving every week
From the dust of one of Waltham Forest’s disused car parks has emerged new life and new businesses in one of Walthamstow’s neglected retail areas just south of St James Street station. After less than 4 months building on site three of the CRATE St James Street businesses, Pillars Brewery, The Green Grill and Laura Ronnie management have opened their doors for trading with the other entrepreneurs planning on opening throughout June and July. Find out more >

Freeholder Services

CRATE is a catalyst for economic growth, job creation and an activator in regeneration. We provide a packaged service for developers, local authorities and freeholders including scheme design and place-making, low-fuss offsite manufacture as well as operational management that ensures high occupancy and economic impact.

CRATE Activate

Building community vibrancy


Inspiring light industrial

CRATE Places

Re-inventing retail