Home Ground is a welcoming central space uniting our community through the food they cook and eat. Our daily wholesome canteen, training schemes for marginalised groups and platform for local food makers creates a positive impact on people’s lives and our town.

Entrance is at the rear of Rock House off Claremont.


i-Rock are a service for young people aged 14-25 in the Hastings area. We offer holistic support around wellbeing, mental health, education, employment, and housing. We are extremely fortunate to have a team of experienced youth specialists on board at Rock House, and have good links with local youth organisations. Since our launch in June we have been working hard to improve outcomes for individuals and for the local community as a whole. We are open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10-6. For more information find us on Facebook.


Affordable spaces, diverse communities, fabulous neighbourhoods through socially driven investment and long term co-ownership.


GC is our pay-as-you-go work desk space on the Ground Floor of Rock House for creative or community minded entrepreneurs.

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Named after their last shared workspace, The Old Bakery, they moved en masse to Rock House and expanded. A mix of creative and technical disciplines include expertise in design and media (print, web and everything else), photography, website development, animal welfare, youth projects and initiatives, event management, as well as much more besides.
The Old Bakers’ motto: “it’s about mixing not stirring”.

We are:

18 Hours event & festival management

John Cole Photography John Cole is a photojournalist and teacher

MSL Projects events, heritage, strategy & digital platforms for change

Kim Stallwood advocate for animals, author & independent scholar

Paul Fairbrother Paul helps small businesses around the world succeed online by advising on their facebook and digital marketing

CampaignFilm supports the work of brands, artists and campaigning groups producing provocative film content for targeted audiences.​ Andrew (founder) has shot and directed work across the globe uncovering character driven stories focusing on inequalities and exposing government policies that affect marginalised groups.

Penny Pepper is ‘The Naked Punk’, a writer, poet, performer and activist.

Prime Translatrix translation and language services from Annie Prime

AK Ltd user-obsessed search specialist and data analyst Arwyn Keast

Artisan Cards create beautiful greetings cards and giftwraps.


BBE MUSIC Record label ‘Barely breaking Even’ have been fostering and curating soulful music of all shades for two decades.


Love Hastings, a not-for-profit business work on behalf of levy payers to improve the town centre for residents, visitors and businesses in Hastings and manage the BID. The aims are to reflect the ethnic and cultural diversity of the town, provide a voice and support for town centre businesses and lever in more money from other sources to supplement budgets.


Ten66 Television is an independent production company that is passionate about film and television
They make popular film and television that educates and entertains the world
They are always in pursuit of the ‘big idea’ and highly original content.
Their goal is to develop both innovative and returnable factual formats and thought-provoking drama, plus seek out, nurture and grow voices both on and off screen that need to be heard.
Ten66 love to embrace new ways of working, new technology and new platforms.
They are committed to promoting and developing local talent as well as diverse talent, both on and off screen. It’s not a box ticking exercise, it’s in their DNA.


Casper Cummins Architects is a Hastings-based practice which specialises in beautiful eco-homes and community projects.


We’re the UK’s leading Employee Engagement Consultancy. We provide a range of consultancy services, products and training to improve employee engagement in any workplace, which positively impacts business performance.



Cactus Patch Design is an established brand identity and creative agency who specialise in producing top quality graphic and web design for small and medium-sized businesses.


Wave is a design co-operative specialising in print, digital and identity design. We enjoy working for clients who want to make the world a better place.

We have strong ethical values and would love to hear from you if you do too. Please get in contact for more information or to request a portfolio.


Techies-in-residence Technology Box provide telecoms and computer support for organisations of all sizes, working with some of the biggest names in the business.

They offer a personalised and friendly service, backed by partnerships with industry leaders like Google, Microsoft and Dropbox. The Technology Box team also installed the ultra-fast Internet and state-of-the-art Wi-Fi network at Rock House!

Creative Conduct

Creative Conduct are a team of experienced design and communication professionals committed to delivering fantastic results and serving a growing roster of national and international clients.

Cathy Teesdale Photography

Portrait and Event Photographer Cathy Teesdale has a wide variety of experience in naturalistic photography. In 2013 she founded the Humans of Greater London (HOGL) project, and their book was published in 2016. She now manages the growing team from Hastings, from where she continues to take on projects nationally and locally, including as one of the ‘Four Lenses’ recording the regeneration of the Observer Building.


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Our flats are let out to an eclectic mix of local people offering capped rents in order to safeguard spaces to live in Hastings at an affordable rate.


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Our flats are let out to an eclectic mix of local people offering capped rents in order to safeguard spaces to live in Hastings at an affordable rate.


The destination for music in virtual reality. From the side of the stage, to deep in the crowd, lose yourself in a world of live performances – wherever you are.