Exchange Leeds Dock

Pioneering the future of tech & digital working

Leeds Dock

Supporting the tech & digital industry

Exchange Leeds Dock

The Exchange programme provides support for ambitious tech businesses and empowers them to grow by providing access to the tools and learnings to scale, as well as build a lasting collaborative community of like-minded forward-thinking entrepreneurs. Based in Department Leeds Dock and first established in Enterprise City Manchester, the programme provides a foundation and community for early stage businesses to scale and grow.

Exchange provides businesses with benefits including:

  • Access to flexible workspace, wellness and social facilities.
  • Access to expertise, resources and support from industry partners.
  • Access to a range of events from workshops, up-skill sessions and high profile speaker events.
  • A community of fellow ambitious businesses and entrepreneurs.
  • Longer-term support is available for our alumni including access to space as they scale.

Our founders experience

Joining Exchange

We would expect your business to meet one or more of the below criteria:

  • Your business has been trading for 0-3 years
  • Your headquarters is in the UK
  • You’re a digital tech business with a product or service to sell – launched or MVP ready
  • You have at least one active client or pilot
  • The business has between one and five employees
  • You have an ambition to grow and scale up.

Exchange runs two cohorts per year; running April to September, and October to March. Our application form remains live year round to register your interest for the next intake. The deadline to apply for the October cohort will be the end of July. The deadline to apply for the April cohort will be the end of January.

Or, scan the QR code to go direct to the application form.

Leeds Dock

The Inventory

Shoot space and studio

Department Studio

Photography and content studio available to hire.

Meeting room Leeds

Meeting Rooms

Space to meet and present. Members receive 10% discount.

Professional hire space

Exchange Scheme

Apply to join our start-up support scheme for tech and digital businesses.

Leeds Condition city centre gym

Condition Gym

In-house training, fitness studio and classes. £30 per month for Department members.

Manchester city centre gym session lesson

Work Life Balance

Weekly classes to support your wellbeing and fitness.

leed dock waterside

Waterside Wellness

Explore Leeds Dock walking and cycling routes.

Leeds event space


A creative kitchen, bar and lounge with resident retailers.

Leed dock cinema


Cultural programming, brand takeovers and visual arts.

Coming soon
Exchange events Leeds

Member Events

A calendar of inspiring work and social events.


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