Workshops and Starter Units

One of the many ways in which the Vale of Glamorgan Council helps local businesses is by providing workshop units for start-up and small businesses. 



BSC the Innovation Quarter Barry


Business units are available at the Business Service Centre, based on the Innovation Quarter at Barry Waterfront or the Vale Enterprise Centre in Hayes Road, Sully.


The Council owns and manages approximately 80 small workshops and offices located over the two sites in Barry and Sully. Units range in size from 10 sq metres to over 128 sq metres (100 to 1300 sq ft).


  • Units are available on easy-in, easy-out terms
  • Competitive rentals
  • We require an initial payment of a legal fee and a deposit bond



Should you wish to find out more information or  arrange a viewing please contact:



Vale Enterprise Centre

Vale Enterprise Centre

Hayes Road, Sully, CF64 5SY


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The Vale Enterprise Centre in Sully, just east of Barry, has a range of different sized units available to all businesses at very competitive rates.

There are 61 units at Vale Enterprise Centre in Sully, ranging in size from 10 to 132 square metres (110 to 1418 square feet).  With ample car parking and easy access to the M4 link road, the Vale Enterprise Centre offers very competitive prices.  


Business Support Centre BSC

Business Service Centre (BSC)

Innovation Quarter, Hood Road, Barry, CF62 5QN


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The BSC is the Council's flagship centre for providing office and workshop units for new start, rapidly expanding local businesses and inward investors. 

It is located on Barry Waterfront's Innovation Quarter (IQ) adjacent to the Pumphouse and West Quays Medical Centre. 


There are eight workshops of forty-eight and ninety-seven square metres (523 and 1045 square feet) and fifteen offices of twenty-one and forty-three square metres (226 and 463 square feet).  An on-site meeting room and relaxing break out space, together with kitchen facilities are available to tenants.


Coastal Storage Units DUNRAVEN UNITS PHOTO copy

Dunraven Bay, Southerndown

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Five storage units have been created adjacent to the Heritage Coast visiter Centre at Dunraven Bay to encourage local beach and acitivity providers and coastal enterprises to use the Glamorgan Heritage Coast

as a base for their business.  Interested businesses must contribute to coastal tourism. The units are now available to let in two sizes and offer a unique coastal location. 


3 x units at 6.8m (L) x 1.8m (W)

2 x units at 5.1m (L) x 1.8m (W)


Note: The units are purely for storage only and don't have any power, water and lighting.