Tom: Knowle West Media Centre
"People come in and say 'Oh you're the furniture guys, can you help us with this?'"
Jane Wynne Willson
"Friends who come to see me are always a bit amazed at how spacious it is."
"We feel more like a community now. There’s just a bit more togetherness - even though it’s a really vast building."
"It’s my baby. I’ve seen it transform from a shell to a living, breathing thing. My son says, ‘My Dad’s got three loves in his life - me and my sister, my Mum, and New Adelphi’."
"It’s like living in a little city because there are always lots of different activities happening."
"I love this building. I spend a lot of time here – occasionally I have to ring home and say...I am coming home!"
Paula White: Bloq Management
"I like how it is a dog-friendly environment and I can bring my child in."
Sylvia and Andrew: a view from lockdown
"I like to sit on the balcony and romanticise that I’m in a little Alpine ski village."
Tim and Holly: life in lockdown
"It still feels active here. There’s lots of chatting from doorsteps...sharing and swapping things. It's amazing how people have rallied around...pooling resources."
Rachel Husband: The Rose Shed
"Because I work and live here, I get the opportunity to see people all day."
Pete: Artisan Dental Studio
"The business is more associated with craft rather than actual dentistry,"
Carol Hamer: director of P.E.
"In netball we are now county champions across years 7, 8, 9 and 10."
"The fact students can just say hello to staff as they go around the building is rather special."