start up street renfrew

Start Up Street Renfrew



At Start-Up Street Renfrew we offer low-cost high-quality workspace and all-round support to new growing female-led businesses, for up to two years.  
Our package of support includes access to your first commercial premises with manageable subsidised rental costs inclusive of Wi-Fi, utility bills and service fees, as well as on site business advice to help grow and develop your business.
Each business may lease space for up to two years with lease fees increasing gradually until it is time to relocate. When that time comes, an advisor will support you in finding the right premises to move onto, appropriate to your business needs. 

Rental subsidy:

  1. 75% rental subsidy for the first six months
  2. 50% rental subsidy for the second six months
  3. 25% rental subsidy for the third six months


  1. Low-cost rent inclusive of bills and services – No hidden fees
  2. Fully furnished contemporary workspace
  3. Regular one-to-one business advice
  4. Training and meeting space
  5. Shared reception
  6. Access to mentoring, workshops, and masterclasses
  7. Opportunity to connect and collaborate with likeminded businesses


To be eligible for Start-Up Street Renfrew, you must be female, trading as a sole trader, a
partnership, a limited liability partnership or a limited company and are:

  1. Based in the Renfrewshire area
  2. Either a start-up or have traded for fewer than five years and have not operated from
    commercial premises
  3. Working with a Business Gateway adviser
  4. Operating full time
  5. Have a business bank account
  6. Are a small or medium sized business with fewer than 250 employees


This is a competitive admissions process which includes an application and an interview.
Business plans will be assessed on prospects of business growth, employment, and additional value to the Renfrewshire economy.

If this feels like the support you need to make your new business thrive, please complete our expression of interest form below and one of our advisors will be in touch.

Start-Up Street Renfrew is a partnership between Renfrew Council and Inspirent (a trading
name of LESL)