For aspiring creative start ups
Route 350 is a range of Enterprise Services: tailored support, skills development, mentoring, networking, information, guidance and connections. Creative Junction work with aspiring start ups to gain free membership to Room 350 and access a tailored package of creative start up support and training.
Slough is one of the most successful economies in the UK with a wealth of major international businesses and innovative SMEs and higher-level skills are increasingly demanded.
For the past 12 year Creative Junction have been raising aspirations and educating young people about the Creative Industries. The creative industries are worth £71.4 billion per year to the UK economy, that’s £8million pounds an hour, with a growth of almost 10%, larger than all other sectors: In 2012, it accounted for 1.68 million jobs, 5.6% of all UK jobs and increasing at a higher rate than for the economy as a whole, with almost 25% of the workforce freelance.
Creative Junction is working with Slough Aspire and partners, the Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce, Slough Business Community Partnership, multinational businesses, third sector organisations and further/higher education providers We have secured investment from Heathrow Communities for Youth Fund for development of our Route 350 initiative and work with young people.