CEME Campus

A hidden gem within the industrial landscape, the CEME campus offers a haven for training and education to manufacturing, engineering and technology businesses. Purpose built on a 19 acre site in Rainham, East London, the campus has everything your business needs to develop and thrive. From cutting edge facilities, to business support, the campus is a centre for innovation, ideas and learning.

Despite its cool and impressive façade, CEME is very much a people-centred space and a great place for networking and collaboration. Whether you are visiting us for a day or thinking of basing your business at CEME you will always find a friendly welcome into the CEME community.

Whatever part of the campus you are on you can expect to access these on-site services: 

  • 24/7 manned security and CCTV
  • Car parking within landscaped environment
  • Free WiFi and excellent IT services
  • Access to Hydrogen Refuelling Station for Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEV)
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Points
  • DDA Compliance – wheelchair access, lifts etc.
  • Clean, modern toilet facilities

The Main CEME Building

The CEME building is the hub of the campus with its own café restaurant, open 6 days a week, and 8,000 square foot communal/breakout area, otherwise known as ‘The Street’. 

Work Space to Rent

Offering modern, high quality office space from 500 to 20,000 sq ft, fantastic training rooms from 550 to 900 sq ft and state-of-the-art workshops from 500 to 25,000 sq ft, the main building offers an impressive range of high specification workspaces to let.

With flexible tenancy packages, state-of-the-art facilities featuring D1 (training use) & B1 (office use) planning consent and dedicated IT products and services onsite, the main building at CEME is the place for ambitious companies to be.

Take a look at our available office space to rent

Take a look at our available training space to rent

Take a look at our available workshop space to rent

Or get in touch with Sebastian Coombs today on 020 8596 5192 or email seb.coombs@ceme.co.uk

Café Restaurant

Always the centre of campus life, CEME’s café restaurant is perfect for those wanting to enjoy good food and good company. Whether you are grabbing a quick barista-made coffee and a snack on the go, or sitting down to enjoy a leisurely lunch, the café restaurant offers a great selection of healthy and hearty food, along with some amazing homemade cakes.

Open from 7.45am to 3.30pm Mon to Fri and 9am to 1pm on Saturdays. The restaurant serves a great breakfast, from traditional English to toast and cereal.

Lunch has a selection for everyone including a choice of:

  • Hot meals, including vegetarian options
  • Salad bar
  • Sandwiches
  • Soup of the day
  • Jacket potatoes and paninis
  • Pizza bar
  • Homemade cakes
  • Pastries
  • Snacks & fruit

With plenty of seating overlooking the lake and additional seating in ‘The Street’ you’ll always find a comfy spot to enjoy a bite to eat. In the summer months, you can also head outside to seek out a sunny spot on the decking overlooking the lake. All food is available to eat in or take away.

Free WiFi and IT Services

As a technology and science park CEME knows a thing or two about technology. Our dedicated IT team provide a first class cross-campus IT infrastructure and helpful support for all your business needs. The services are available to all tenants and users of the campus and are available on flexible terms, without set up fees or long term contracts.

Our range of IT services available include:

  • IP telephony
  • Super/ultra-fast internet access (uncontended / contended)
  • Data centre services
  • Onsite IT support
  • Email addresses & mailboxes
  • Server rack space
  • Wi-Fi

Whether you know exactly what your business requires, or need some friendly expert advice, our IT team will be happy to help you. IT services can be offered on an individual basis or as service packages, providing combinations of support, email hosting, server racking and dedicated bandwidth suitable for your growing business.

Download our IT Services brochure and price list now!

To find out more about our IT packages:

Sales Enquiries:            Sebastian Coombs               020 8596 5192 / seb.coombs@ceme.co.uk

Technical Support:        Chris George             020 8596 5423 / chris.george@ceme.co.uk

Reception Services

Whenever you visit CEME, we want you to be wowed when you walk in. It all starts with a friendly welcome at the reception desk.

When you base your business at CEME you have access to a range of reception services including:

  • Meet and greet
  • Signing in / visitor pass
  • Mail delivery and collection service
  • Franking
  • Call answering
  • Photocopying, scanning and laminating

It’s all part of your package within the main CEME building.

The Street

You’ll always bump into someone you know in The Street. CEME’s spacious 8,000 square foot communal area for meeting, studying, socialising and eating, offers both a great space to collaborate and a place where you can clear your head and take some time out away from your desk.

The vast space of The Street is flooded with natural daylight, features an abundance of soft and hard seating areas and has free WiFi too. On warmer days you can also access seating the outside terrace deck overlooking the lake.

The CEME Conference Centre

Based in the main CEME building, the CEME Conference Centre offers world class, conference, exhibition, meetings and training space.

Whether you use our meeting and conference space for a major event or a one-to-one interview, you can always be assured that CEME Conference Centre staff will go that extra mile for you. Our bright, airy and comfortable rooms are built to an exceeding standard and our famous POD Theatre holds the crown as East London’s most impressive presentation space. Add to that our award winning service and competitive prices and you have the perfect combination for your business or social needs.

Tenants at CEME can also enjoy advantageous room rates too. If you are looking for a high quality venue which gives you the option to hold numerous meetings and events – without having to commit to taking on permanent space – then the on-site Conference Centre offers the perfect solution.

To find out more about our range of facilities for meetings, conferences, corporate entertaining, product launches, exhibitions and award ceremonies, visit the CEME Conference Centre website

The Launchpad Centre

Brand new for 2017, the Launchpad Centre at CEME offers co-working, hot desk, fixed desk and small office spaces to let, for up-and-coming manufacturing, engineering and technology businesses. Created to incubate early stage companies and boost those SMEs with the ambition to grow, the Launchpad Centre offers flexible office space on rolling monthly contracts, which include business support via our resident entrepreneur.

With its own kitchen and breakout area, you can choose to spend your day at the Launchpad Centre, or use the café restaurant and breakout facilities in the main CEME building. Perfect for swapping the home office for a business location, or making that step up from a sole trader to an employer, the Launchpad Centre offers you fantastic facilities and business support rolled into one package.

The Launchpad Centre is supported by The Mayor of London and London Borough of Havering.

Find out more about the Launchpad Centre

The Innovation Centre

Offering a variety of workspace to rent including offices and workshops, as well as virtual office packages, the CEME Innovation Centre is an excellent environment in which to base and grow your business. The Innovation Centre welcomes technically oriented companies within manufacturing and engineering sectors and also businesses servicing and supporting their needs. Just like the Launchpad Centre, the Innovation Centre also provides a package of high quality commercial space, combined with business and innovation support.

Made up of contemporary office and workshop space, the Innovation Centre also includes its own kitchen and break out space. Of course tenants are also free to use the café restaurant and The Street over in the main CEME building too.

Find out more about the Innovation Centre

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“CEME is a great example of what this Government’s economic agenda wants to help grow – more British manufacturing and better hi-tech know how.”

Rt Hon Eric Pickles
MP, Parliament