80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY
Multi use community hub; cafe, gallery, artist studios, live music, wellbeing centre, dance studios, offices/hub, community kitchen, events spaces: 2008 – present
Hamilton House offers a vibrant community hub in the heart of Stokes Croft. It is designed to be a space where the community can grow, share, collaborate, and learn. The regeneration has grown in an organic way, in response to the communities needs and is now home to a diverse and eclectic community of over 250 tenants, and offers a wide range of community facilities.
‘There was that time when we switched on the lifts and hoped for the best, mysteriously they worked!.. I kept it a secret so people would use the stairs.’
‘There was that time when we pretended that what we imagined was real and seemed able to do everything.’
Future: Secure; long term lease with the landlord.