Our Vision & Aims

  • values and vision

Our vision with Eighty81 is to create a beautiful, inspiring, creative and affordable shared workspace for creative businesses in Derry~Londonderry to grow and develop.

We aim to develop Eighty81 into a creative yet professional work environment with a friendly, informal and supportive atmosphere that encourages communication, collaboration and inspiration. We plan to keep the workspace affordable, flexible and fully serviced to eliminate risk and hassle for residents so they can concentrate on growing their businesses.

Our vision is to develop it to become financially sustainable and for Eighty81 to become an integral resource for the creative industry community in Derry~Londonderry. Our hope is for Eighty81 to become a vibrant and positive hub of activity with a wide variety of creative residents and creative industry events and activities and to become a source of good quality meaningful creative industry business support that genuinely helps and supports creative businesses in Derry~Londonderry to start, grow and develop.


The aims of Eighty81 Creative Workspace

  1. To create a supportive and inspiring work environment and creative community that encourages creativity, innovation and collaboration.
  2. To provide space for creatives to meet and work alongside other like minded creatives to work together, learn and share experiences.
  3. To help creative businesses in Derry~Londonderry to start, grow and develop by providing businesses support, networking and collaborative opportunities.
  4. To provide affordable and flexible workspace solutions that make it easier for creative businesses to start and grow.
  5. To offer fully serviced workspace solutions that take the hassle out of organising premises and allows our resident creative businesses to concentrate on running their businesses.
  6. To focus on creative business needs and share resources such as Internet, utility costs and meeting rooms and minimise unnecessary overheads to keep our services affordable.
  7. To maximise opportunities and be flexible and business minded and develop Eighty81 Creative Workspace to be financially sustainable.
  8. To create an inclusive space open to new ideas and new people.

Want to become part of Eighty81 creative hub then get in touch to arrange a tour eighty81@executiveoffice-ni.gov.uk