The Hive Norwich began life as part of the Talent Match programme in Norwich, funded by the Prince’s Trust and the Big Lottery.

The Hive has developed into a project in its own right. It continues to be the main base of our Talent Match team but also plays host to a number of other projects, services, training courses, and events.

Our ambition is to turn the Hive into a true “one-stop-shop” for employability support in Norwich.

What is involved?

The Hive – Norwich is an easily accessible, safe, and aspirational space; providing a central drop-in for people from across Norwich to access employability support and advice.

In Norwich, we use the Hive to bring together a number of services in a single location, with Talent Match, Norfolk Community College, Job Centre Plus, Digital Champions, Money Wise, and more, all hosting regular drop-in sessions.

As well as being a friendly and informal space to seek advice, the Hive allows local people to access laptops, Wi-Fi, and printing facilities to support them with their job searching needs.

A number of services regularly host sessions at the Hive, including: