The Business Exchange is sited in the former Rockingham Road School, built in 1893 and designed by local architect J A Gotch.


The organisation doesn't make a profit - it runs to support the local business community.

The Business Exchange is a Social Enterprise organisation providing flexible serviced office space for businesses from the Kettering Borough. for more information on our history click here.

  • Main access corridor between offices

  • Communal kitchen area.

  • Conference / Meeting room facility

  • Communal meeting area

  • typical small office ready for a new client

  • View of front of building from Rockingham Road

  • Car park for clients

Another priority was to create a working 'community'; that could offer both practical and emotional support to the lone worker starting out in business for the first time. Quite often it is the loneliness of self-employment that is the hardest thing to manage if you come from a huge open plan environment.

A great place to work

The success of The Business Exchange has been rapid. By February 2001 80% of the workspaces had been occupied and a few tenants had already upgraded by taking and additional office or moving to a larger one. Since then occupancy levels have been maintained at between 90% and 100%.

There is a great entrepreneurial spirit with many companies doing business together either cross-trading or collaborating on larger projects.

Contact Us

The Business Exchange

Rockingham Rd,
Kettering Northamptonshire,
NN16 8JX.

01536 526 400