Michael Lynch Centre for Enterprise

The Michael Lynch Centre for Enterprise is an 8600 sq ft facility located in the heart of Ardrossan town centre designed to serve the business and training needs of North Ayrshire. Developed and managed by Cunninghame Housing Association, the Centre contains quality office, training and conference space providing the ideal environment for new and established businesses, social enterprises and conference and training providers. The Centre is named after the late Reverend Michael Lynch, former Chair of the Association.


Eighteen offices, a conference suite and 3 training rooms are laid out over 2 floors within our custom built facility in Princes Street, Ardrossan and all our facilities are fully accessible and DDA compliant. The Centre is a stones throw from the regeneration initiatives at Ardrossan Marina. It is easily accessible by public transport and has secure car parking for up to 50 vehicles.


Tenant Directory


A range of social and private sector enterprises are currently located in the Centre:


  • North Ayrshire Citizens Advice Service (NACAS)
  • Community Housing Advocacy Project (CHAP)
  • Ayrshire Independent Living Network (AILN)
  • Carbon Zone
  • Think Retail Equipment Solutions
  • The Lennox Partnership
  • Royal Voluntary Service (RVS)
  • Skills Development Scotland


A Place to do Business...


Our CLYDEPORT SUITE contains a range of offices, from single rooms at 200 sq ft to interconnecting suites at 1000 sq ft, that suit the needs of new start and expanding businesses. We offer competitive rates and terms which are fully inclusive of rent, rates, heat and light charges, office cleaning, manned reception services, buildings insurance, basic broadband, internet and e-mail services, commercial refuse collection charges, common kitchen facilities and a furnished staff rest room.


A Place to Meet


The ANNODATA CONFERENCE SUITE is a flexible conference room that can be used for meetings, conferences, seminars, AGMs, exhibitions and presentations. The suite can seat up to 24 people board room style and up to 60 people theatre style. It offers state of the art data projection, white boards, TV and video/DVD and flip charts with reception, photocopying and facsimile services.


A Place to Learn


The McTAGGART TRAINING SUITE consists of 3 fully equipped rooms which can be used flexibly to cater for a wide range of group sizes and training needs. Again offering state of the art data projection, white boards, TV and Video/DVD and flip charts, the suite can cater for 8 to 40 people.


Managing Your Events


Reception Services at the Michael Lynch Centre are provided by our partner organisation CHAP. Their friendly and knowledgeable staff are on hand to help you plan and organise your events to ensure they run smoothly, easing the burden on our clients. From advising on room set-up and presentation facilities to organising and supplying catering and refreshments and preparing conference and delegate packs, the staff at the Centre aim to ensure your event is an unqualified success.


Contact Details


Enquiries about office accommodation and conference or training room bookings should be directed to Alexander Maclaren at the Michael Lynch Centre for Enterprise Tel 01294 475600 Email: amaclaren@chap.org.uk


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The Michael Lynch Centre for Enterprise

71 Princes Street



KA22 8DG

Tel: 01294 475600

Email: amaclaren@chap.org.uk


Please enjoy a 'Virtual Tour' of the 'Michael Lynch Centre for Enterprise' along with our other Social Enterprise Centres and Offices:


Virtual Tours


By Road


Approach Ardrossan via A78 from North or South. Follow signs for Arran Ferry. Continue along Glasgow Street. Turn left into Princes Street at the traffic lights. Turn left into Hill Street and Michael Lynch Centre car parking is signposted on the right.


By Train


Michael Lynch Centre is situated immediately adjacent to Ardrossan Town Rail station.


Funders & Sponsors Acknowledgements


Cunninghame Housing Association would like to acknowledge the support of our funding partners without whom the development of the Michael Lynch Centre for Enterprise would not have been possible:




  • Communities Scotland
  • Western Scotland European Objective 2 Programme 2000-2006
  • North Ayrshire Community Planning Partnership
  • Scottish Enterprise Ayrshire
  • North Ayrshire Council




  • Clydeport
  • Annodata
  • MacTaggart Construction


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