Providing sustainable serviced workspace to over 700 social change organisations...

Since purchasing our first centre in 1998, we have been providing managed desk space, office space and meeting space to charities, voluntary groups and social change organisations. 

Our centres offer tenants modern, affordable and flexible office space managed in a transparent and supportive way with the focus upon the sharing of resources and the creation of a communal working environment.

We currently own 15 and manage seven centres in England and Scotland as well as having interests in a further three centres in Belgium and France, all of which are managed to minimise energy use, waste, car travel and the use of harmful materials.  

For more detailed information about each of our centres, click here.

Feasting on food waste!

Feasting on food waste!

On Thursday 22nd November, The Pig Idea, supported by Sustain, tenants at Development House, hosted ‘The Pig Idea Feast’. Some of the UK's best known chefs gathered in Trafalgar Square to offer members of the public their favourite pork dishes – free of charge.  There was a stage with ‘live’ cooking demos, a children’s area, and information about The Pig Idea and other campaigns for better food and farming.
The pork for the Feast came from eight pigs reared at Stepney City Farm on a healthy diet of food that would otherwise have been wasted, including spent brewer’s grains from a local microbrewery, whey from a Peckham dairy, and unsold vegetables from a catering supplier.  For the full story, please click here.

Brighton Open Market

Brighton Open Market

All workshops and permanent units in Brighton Open Market have now been let, a month before opening. Home to a mix of established and start-up businesses and due to open in May 2014, the newly refurbished Open Market will provide an outstanding local shopping destination. 

With both permanent market units and temporary stalls, there is space to accommodate a range of traders. The Market Square will also host a regular series of events including street art and entertainment.  For more information, please click here.
Brighton Eco-centre -

Another of our smaller centres, located in the heart of Brighton opposite the railway station
Development House -

our largest centre based in London's Old Street, and home to over 25 social change organisations
Green Park Station -

a thriving platform for local culture and events in the heart of Bath
Ethical Property is now an accredited UK Living Wage Employer, committed to paying an hourly rate based on the cost living in the UK
Scotia Works -

a former cutlery works, beautifully refurbished and close to Sheffield train station and the city centre
The Old Music Hall -

A former theatre on Oxford's Cowley Road, redeveloped and now also home to our head office
Brunswick Court -

A Grade II listed former chapel overlooking Bristol's Brunswick Square and just a stone’s throw from the city centre
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