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We oversee creative spaces

Places to experiment, collaborate and grow.

 In 2017 we started a ‘Open Design Studio’ called PLANT NOMA in a 1930s office building in Manchester, funded and supported by  NOMA .

In 2017 we started a ‘Open Design Studio’ called PLANT NOMA in a 1930s office building in Manchester, funded and supported by NOMA.

 We had workshop facilities for pottery, woodwork, sewing, photography and 3D printing, but thats not the most important bit…

We had workshop facilities for pottery, woodwork, sewing, photography and 3D printing, but thats not the most important bit…

 We  found that community groups and charities need space. And by providing this, we can help to build diverse and bustling places. We are proud to have hosted over 8000 people at non for profit and charitable events over the last two years.

We found that community groups and charities need space. And by providing this, we can help to build diverse and bustling places. We are proud to have hosted over 8000 people at non for profit and charitable events over the last two years.

 We now operate the  Old Bank Residency  on behalf of  NOMA .  This is a twelve-month occupation of a disused bank, allowing a space for creative practices to experiment, collaborate and grow, and continuing support through space for community groups and charities.

We now operate the Old Bank Residency on behalf of NOMA.

This is a twelve-month occupation of a disused bank, allowing a space for creative practices to experiment, collaborate and grow, and continuing support through space for community groups and charities.

 We enjoy strong working relationships with  Design Manchester ,  Manchester Metropolitan University ,  MIF ,  Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair  and  Castlefield Gallery  who have all used our spaces for exhibitions and workshops.

We enjoy strong working relationships with Design Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University, MIF, Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair and Castlefield Gallery who have all used our spaces for exhibitions and workshops.

 In 2018 we opened and continue to manage a nomadic cycling and pottery orientated production facility on behalf of Mayfield called  Underway  in response to the city’s growing need for creative spaces.   And we liked the relationship between wheels and wheels.

In 2018 we opened and continue to manage a nomadic cycling and pottery orientated production facility on behalf of Mayfield called Underway in response to the city’s growing need for creative spaces.

And we liked the relationship between wheels and wheels.

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