BIPC Local at City Library, Bradford

BIPC Bradford City Library.

The Business & Intellectual Property Centre has partnered with local libraries in West Yorkshire to bring free business support and inspiration to even more people across the region.

If you’re looking to start, grow or run your own business, visit your BIPC Local at City Library, Bradford to get:

  • Free access to COBRA
  • Free guidance and information to start and grow your own business
  • Free access to events, workshops and networking with fellow entrepreneurs
  • One-to-ones with a BIPC trained librarian

Get in touch with the team


Telephone: 01274 433600

BIPC Local at City Library, Bradford is part of the Business & IP Centre Leeds City Region and the British Library’s national network of centres around the country. Find out more about the support on offer through the BIPC hub at Leeds Central Library and other libraries across West Yorkshire here.

Get guidance and information

We offer one-to-one consultations with specialists and our friendly team, where you can discuss your business ideas and get help to identify the most useful information and resources for you.

Get in touch with us at with us to find out more and arrange an appointment.

BIPC Locals

BIPC locals are also situated at Keighley and Shipley Libraries.

Attend events and workshops

Access a range of events on offer from the Business & IP Centre Leeds City Region, from business planning to market research, social media and much more. Find online webinars and events near you by visiting the Eventbrite page.

Access exclusive resources

Access a range of exclusive resources and databases to start, run and grow your own business. If you’re unsure which resource you’re looking for, get in touch with the team to arrange an appointment and to learn how to use the databases. Find out more about our range of databases below.

Start-up and general information support


Complete Business Reference Advisor (COBRA) has lots of information for anyone looking to start, run or manage a small business.   

Access COBRA to: 

  • explore hundreds of business profiles and factsheets 
  • access industry information and local area profiles


Global market intelligence platform.

Access Statista to:   

  • Understand customers, markets, and competitors through access to reports and statistics on 170 industries across 150 countries
  • Find industry research reports
  • Understand country profiles

A wider range of databases is available for use at Leeds BIPC