The Beacon is a community hub located in the heart of the North Prospect regeneration programme and is open to residents, local businesses and the wider community for all to enjoy.
The hub comprises three floors of commercial accommodation including office space, a café, public library, retail space and LARK Children's Centre as well as meeting and community space for everyone to hire. There’s also three floors of residential accommodation above including 39 flats.
The Beacon has free WiFi throughout the building as well as plenty of parking for all visitors.
The Beacon Coffee House and Café
The Beacon Coffee House and Café is the perfect spot to get your morning coffee fix or to grab your breakfast or lunch.
With a selection of drinks and snacks available for take-away or eat-in, you can pick up a brew on the go or catch up with some friends over a slice of cake in our café located on the ground floor. We have baguettes, paninis, pasties, sausage or bacon baps and much more!
Our opening hours are Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 1:30pm
Under current Covid guidelines, we are open for take-away only.
Spaces available for hire
The Beacon has two meeting rooms, a community hall and a conference suite to suit all uses including classes, parties, concerts and charity fundraisers. Our rooms have varied capacity with our conference suite able to hold up to 70 delegates.
We have a wide range of groups and classes already making full use of our great spaces, including; yoga, child health clinics, karate and slimming world.
If you are thinking of setting up a new group or event and are looking for a great space to use, then get in touch with our Beacon Team who will be able to help you decide if our community hub is the place for you.
Where to find us
North Prospect Road