Currently in the launch phase and due to open for business at 11a Finkin Street, Grantham, in January 2021, BHive is open to enquiries and partnerships.
Grantham BHive is operated by Elloe C.I.C., the innovation and trading subsidiary of South Lincolnshire Blind Society C.I.O. (charity #1182486), in partnership with the South-West Lincolnshire Primary Care Network (PCN) of sixteen GP practices across Grantham and Sleaford, Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LPFT) mental health hub and spoke and neighbourhood teams and South Kesteven District Council.
BHive will provide a community activity, maker, and social space as a destination for social prescribing and host the local mental health spoke crisis café.
In addition it will house a technology innovation centre, business start-up incubator, and technology apprenticeship provider to stimulate high-skill, well-paid employment in and around Grantham.