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Formed as a result of Southampton City Council's partnership with the British Library, The Business and IP Centre (BIPC) Southampton is a dynamic and innovative entrepreneurial hub located on the first floor of Southampton Central Library - in the Civic Centre.

The BIPC is funded by government funding via the DCMS grant. 


Our Aim 

Our vision
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The aim of the centre is to provide much needed free support entrepreneurs and SME's in Southampton, helping people and businesses thrive.

Our vision is to create a place where the dignity, ideas and creativity of people are respected and celebrated. 

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how to get here

Take the Bluestar Number 17, 18, 4 or 7 to the Art Gallery/Civic Centre. 

You can also take the First Bus Number 3 and 2.

Civic Centre Rd, Southampton, SO14 7LW. We are open Monday to Friday 10:00 - 17:00 and Saturday 10:00 - 16:00.

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