A catch up with Norma Broadbridge
“It takes me about an hour to buy a loaf of bread. Five minutes to buy the loaf of bread and the rest of the hour to talk to people.”
Varun: Masters of Law student
"This outside bit is my escape zone. I come here and think about things."
"I’m proud of the building - I think it’s very special that we have a place just for evolution."
Tony: Think Image
"With the cedar wood and solar panels it doesn't look like an industrial estate."
Jody Thomas: Digital Fire
"I want a massive head carved out of polystyrene."
"The building represents that we’re here to deliver."
"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’."
Matthew Mew: Huxlo
"I never thought I'd be making an entire department’s furniture for my first gig, it almost killed me."
Paula White: Bloq Management
"I like how it is a dog-friendly environment and I can bring my child in."
"I have a really huge sense of pride to see what we’ve achieved with this building."
Tom: Knowle West Media Centre
"People come in and say 'Oh you're the furniture guys, can you help us with this?'"
Jamie and Nick: rediscovering home
"Paintworks is a place we want to contribute to."
Rachel Husband: The Rose Shed
"Because I work and live here, I get the opportunity to see people all day."