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About the business centre specialist

Tom Stokes is the UK's leading specialist in the development and management of Business Centres, Managed Workspace and Serviced Offices. A Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS), with nearly 40 years experience in property and the majority of that experience in the flexible space market, he comes with a wealth of experience. Quite simply, there is nothing in this sector which he has not experienced. In 2000, he set up Evans Easyspace, retiring from the company at Easter 2011. He built up the company from scratch to having 58 business centres throughout the UK and was the leading provider of new, quality small offices, workshops and self storage units which were let on genuine easy in, easy out terms. The Evans Easyspace brand is highly respected and the company is also one of the most efficient in the sector. He is a firm believer that small businesses want flexibility and that is what he can advise on and deliver in a way which will help your business grow. He is also a past Chair of the Business Centre Association (bca), having joined the Board in 2003. He is a life member of the bca and still advises the bca on certain issues.


As planned, I retired at the end of March (except for a very small number of existing projects which I will see through to fruition) and will not be taking on any new work. Since I started working as a … Continue reading

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Business Centres for sale or to let

I have a selection of centres which can either be purchased or let on my web site Check them out at  

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Old DocksHouse Preston

Old Docks House Preston The most prestigious offices in Preston is now launched WRKSP-DocksHouse-Minibrochure (2). Formerly, the main dock office for Preston, this art deco masterpiece has been lovingly restored and refurbished, and ready to take on board businesses that … Continue reading

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Opportunity to purchase an existing business centre and two outstanding opportunities to create new business centres.

I have a client in Scotland who wishes to sell his existing business centre as a going concern If you are interested in Sheffield, there is an opportunity to create a new business centre. The landlord will assist in the … Continue reading

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Brexit and the Flexible Workspace Market.

Just published in Now that the initial shock of the Brexit referendum decision is over, it is perhaps appropriate to consider how this will affect the property market and specifically the flexible space market. Mainstream property has been suffering … Continue reading

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Business Centre Seminar – 29th June 2016

If you would like to attend our next seminar please let me know.

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Office Pods

It would seem that one of the essential ingredients of a co-working centre is the need to have a quiet space for customers to make private telephone conversations or hold private meetings. Office Pods may be the solution for this … Continue reading

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