Author: Torsten de Riese

Coworking, Pop-up

And the coworking project continues…

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With more than 180 people visiting our co-working popup in July, we feel reasonably encouraged to continue our journey towards creating a permanent space for St Albans’ entrepreneurial community. In August we are keeping the Cricket Pavilion open for anybody who wants to escape their homes or crowded cafés. There won’t be any events – just

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Join us for early Christmas drinks on 1st December

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Join us for early Christmas drinks and networking at the Mermaid on 1st December. We will be gathering from 6 pm onwards, so feel free to pop in when you’re free. This year we’re clubbing together with the recently formed St Albans Social Enterprise Club, so we can look forward to interesting discussions about digital and social enterprise.

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About us

Building a digital future for St Albans


Silicon Abbey is a group of senior executives in media, tech and finance, entrepreneurs and others who are simply interested in building a digital future for St Albans.
We strongly believe that St Albans is more than just a pretty commuter town. It already has a thriving professional service industry, is at the heart of the Green Triangle and has considerably strengthened its retail and visitor offer over the last three years.

St Albans residents are already amongst the most digitally savvy in the country. In the next five years the city has an unrivalled opportunity as the London tech industry gravitates northwards with Google, Twitter and Facebook about to open large offices in the so-called ‘Kings Cross tech-cluster’, alongside the British Library, Guardian and the Crick Institute; all just a 20 minutes train journey from St Albans.

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