Second Floor Businesses

Affordable space for creative businesses based in Bath.

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Peirene Press

Peirene Press is an award-winning independent publisher of new voices and great books from across the world. Founded in 2010 in London, they relocated to Bath in 2022 and have published over forty books, featuring translations from seventeen languages and twenty countries. Peirene titles have been listed for the International Booker Prize seven times, and have received numerous other accolades.



Flow Design

Flow Design was formed in 2002 with the intention of offering bespoke creative and commercial design solutions. They have been working largely in the retail sector with well-known brands, covering everything from corporate identity, brochures & promotions, planning, booking and art-directing both fashion and still-life photography, plus web and digital design.

Flow is a local graphic design consultancy with a national and international reach.




Kerve is a Bath-based digital production studio who create interactive experiences for online, onscreen and off-the-wall.

Working with some of the planet’s best known brands, they have been creating innovative websites and world-firsts for over twenty years, for clients including Huawei, MoneySuperMarket, WWF and Spotify.



Ministry of Design

Ministry of Design specialises in providing compliant and accessible design for digital, print and exhibition projects, as well as UX/product design.

They help clients bring ideas and concepts to life with static and interactive infographics. Additional areas of expertise include branding guidance, general exhibition design, accessible documents and websites, corporate design, and producing complex automated design layouts. Furthermore, they provide cost-effective web solutions in WordPress along with hosting and support.

With 30 years experience of working in the public and private sectors, Ministry of Design bring a unique perspective and broad level of expertise to every project.



Triangle Consulting Ltd

Kate Arthurs, Director of Triangle Consulting, supports artists and organisations with civic, ecological or social purpose to explore ideas, flourish artistically, and foster thriving communities.

Triangle Consulting offers:

  • Setting strategic direction, stakeholder management and decision making Navigating multi-partner politics, assessing complex situations to find and communicate a way forward
  • Helping organisations articulate vision, mission, governance and purpose. Strategic review of business models to increase commercial and funding opportunities
  • Placemaking development and strategic planning; cultural strategy and programme development; listening to a diverse range of voices and enabling co- creation
  • Crisis response, organisational turnaround; change management



Fumb Games

Fumb Games is a software development studio that creates “fun for your thumb” in the form of mobile games. The team specialise in creating “merge games”, where players combine objects to make new ones. You can find their games (e.g. Blacksmith, Merge Monsters) on the App Store and Google Play.



Cool Ventures

Cool Ventures provides fully funded business support for businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs from South Gloucestershire and Bath & North East Somerset. They offer free one to one’s, training and workshops on key business topics such as starting and running a business, social media, digital marketing, marketing strategy, planning for growth, finance, HR and wellbeing.