The former Old Post Office and telephone exchange is located on the historic Saxmundham High Street. This iconic 1950s industrial building of glass and concrete was designed by Thomas Winterburn, one of a team of ten ‘post office’ architects who designed post office buildings as part of the post war ‘Festival of Britain’ movement of design and architecture. A busy, working post office/telephone exchange until the 1980s, the building had gradually emptied and the first floor lay vacant for five years. You can find out more about the building at Telephone Exchange.
Our co-working area has movable workstations to accommodate you and your laptop. Hot desking membership offers a flexible way to work near home in a supportive, creative environment. You can host meetings at the hub in our flexible project space and meet other freelancers working locally.Find Out More
Our self-contained studios/workspaces have high ceilings, large windows and are suitable for a range of creatives: artists, designers, sculptors, ceramicists, photographers, architects and makers.
Studios have new radiators, low energy lighting, power supply and sockets. Costs include high speed wifi broadband, use of kitchen and communal areas. Access seven days a week.
We don’t currently have any studios available just now, but if you would like to be on our studio waiting list please email: [email protected]
We’ve developed a new tech space with a high speed connection for up to 10 micro businesses/start-ups. We’re currently looking at how to create the best space for tech needs, so if you’re a developer or start up and wondering about how to improve your quality of life; our new tech space combined with a beach twenty mins away and a station two mins down the road might just what you’re looking for.
In partnership with @CCC Ipswich led by Matthew Applegate we have been offering coding training for young people – 8-16 years old. Funding permitting we will again be offering some free places for children/young people from families on low income in our next block of sessions over the summer and hope to be offering coding training for women in the near future.
Please get in touch for a chat via [email protected]
Our large event space hosts exhibitions, performances, residencies, workshops and other arts-based community activities. We have developed a new Riso print space and printmaker Georgia Green has been offering induction sessiions in Riso printmaking. We hope to be completing a darkroom this year and develop a supportive network around darkroom practice. Our facilities support our artist led community projects and art education, where a range of age groups can work directly with artists.
We can offer occasional space for hire, for further info and pricing please get in touch via: [email protected]