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Work, Plan, Develop

Tameside Libraries Co-Working Space

Ashton Library Co-Working Space

Ashton Library is available for you to work on your business idea, study market trends and business insights. Our information sources can help you to plan and start your business or grow and develop your ideas. Our staff are available to help you get the most for your business from our resources and support the development of your business ideas.

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Build A Business in GM Libraries Membership

Members have priority access for bookable resources. All facilities are free unless otherwise stated. Consider us your flexible office space. Tameside Libraries Information Service at Ashton Library, Market Place, Ashton, OL6 6BH offers:

  • Hot-desk space for businesses
  • Meeting pod for up to four people
  • Informal areas for catch ups
  • Free secure WiFi
  • Industry-standard business information databases including: Market research, Company data and Funding information.
  • PC access
  • Charging points
  • Business books and e-books
  • Toilet facilities
  • Printing & Copying (including WiFi printing via Print My Doc)*
  • Access to a 3D printer (with a members only induction)*
    • *Small fee applies

Please call into Ashton Library or contact us for further details about Build a Business membership and for meeting pod bookings. Please see our full Co-Working policy including terms and conditions pdf here.

Build a Business in GM Libraries is part funded by the European Union, with a grant of £1.3 million from ERDF funding, and managed by Manchester City Council. The project will run from January 2021-June 2023.

Northern Powerhouse  European Regional Development Fund

Link to External Website For more information enter the Build A Business website.

Co-working Space at other Tameside Libraries

Workspace is available at other Tameside Libraries so you can work wherever suits your needs. By registering for Open+ self-access you can make the most of evening opening times. All libraries have free secure WiFi and study space. Device charging points are available at many locations.

Find out more about accessing other libraries with Open+ self-access.


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Whether you’re setting up a new Business, expanding an existing Business, investigating the competition or marketing your Business, Tameside Libraries Information Service can help. We offer a friendly staff assisted service providing access to both print and online resources to help you with your business enquiry.

Tameside Libraries Information Service also offers:
  • Knowledgeable staff to help you search for information.
  • A range of electronic resources to help you with sources of funding, company information and market research.
  • Reference texts on business, law, finance and career development.
  • Business mailing list service to help you contact potential suppliers or customers.
  • We ae part of the Build A Business in GM Libraries, Manchester Business and Intellectual Property Centre and Ask About Business networks.
  • Events and webinars.

Find out more on our Business Information Page.

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Contact information

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0161 342 2031
Tameside Libraries Information Service
Tameside One
Market Place
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