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HOME GROUND KITCHEN

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.

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I-ROCK

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.

HEART OF HASTINGS CLT

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

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GROUND CONTROL

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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THE OLD BAKERS

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:

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

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.

Dotstorming Gareth Marland is a software developer and consultant, writing software in the architecture and construction sphere.

Rachel Bright is a strategic branding and packaging design director with a wide range of clients in the FMCG market. She helps startup and existing brands grow. Working on identities and giving them a brand story. She approaches her work with a strategic edge and is always in search of that big idea.

Fitzberg Ltd is a technical development and infrastructure consultant with twenty years’ experience building great teams and infrastructure.

Tomorrow & Co Productions is a boutique film production company producing engaging editorial content for the cultural and creative industries.

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LOVE HASTINGS

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.

CASPER CUMMINS ARCHITECTS

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

PEOPLE LAB

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.

http://www.peoplelab.co.uk

AURA QUE

Every AURA QUE design is developed in collaboration between UK designer Laura Queening and the small producer groups she works with in Asia. We look to use traditional skills and local materials as much as possible, aiming to encourage empowerment through work for the individual producers who make our products.

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WAVE DESIGN

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.

TECHNOLOGY BOX

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.

CACTUS PATCH DESIGN

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.

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Residential

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Flat 3

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. You can read more about our residential offer here.

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Residential

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Flat 6

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. You can read more about our residential offer here.

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MELODY VR

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.