Hat Works

Luton’s oldest Hat Factory for the newest talent.
A flexible workspace for emerging creative entrepreneurs.

Do you have a creative business idea? Your journey starts here at the Hat Works - a space that turns ideas into enterprise!

Hat Works members have access to pay-as-you-go space, start up pods, tech support, free networking events and regular opportunities to test out ideas in a likeminded environment.

Perfect for graduates, makers, artists and designers, the Hat Works is an affordable, flexible and inspiring workspace. Your future starts today, so lets get going…


  • Reception area, with duty staff and security
  • Reliable WiFi and tech support
  • Inspiring communal facilities
         - Discount on meeting rooms
         - Temperature control, so you can keep your cool
         - Access to local businesses
  • Free Networking events
  • Hat District membership


Key Information


Hat Works is a Grade II listed building known to be the oldest hat factory in Luton. 

The Hat District

Hat Works forms part of the newly regenerated Hat District, consisting of Hat Factory Arts Centre, Hat House and Hat Studios.

Getting here

Situated in the heart of the cultural quarter, Hat Works is a short walk from Luton’s mainline train station, offering access to London in 22 minutes as well as the North and the Midlands. Hat Works benefits from a large nearby car park, e-car charging stations, bike racks, bus station and access to the M1 and A6.

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