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ELM II (East London Makerspace)

Funded on Spacehive 6 March 2018 Delivered 18 November 2019

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ELM II (East London Makerspace)

Rejuvenate UK CIC By Rejuvenate UK CIC

Help us change an unused empty space into East London Makerspace. A creative hub where the local community will be trained in the production & selling of high quality ECO products made from waste.

Tower Hamlets Delivery stage

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This project was funded on 06 Mar 2018!

East London Makerspace (ELM) is the development of REED a project co funded by EU. ELM aim is to develop unused garages/ space into a makerspace to serve as a hub for the community to develop and produce eco products, offer training, skills and jobs to the local community. ELM will provide a space for the design and production of eco products offer a furniture Collection, restoration and resale for the community. It will provide a platform for eco designers, and disadvantaged young people from the community . to offer advice and help to launch careers, it will provide visibility and mobility for young people in the community to:, foster creativity and entrepreneurial activity, whilst encouraging new circular economy business models and market development . Introducing sustainable business models to the local community for sustainable social enterprises, pop up shops, a meeting space and artist studios - providing workshops, training, skills, and jobs for the community.

What we'll deliver:

  • create a future makespace and workshop space
  • run training workshops with disadvantaged youth for the local community
  • Create jobs and career opportunities
  • Cut Down Landfill
  • educate community about circular economy and new business models
  • set up social enterprises

Why it's a great idea:

it is an innovative circular economy new business model make innovative use out of waste and reducing landfill. It provides a hub for the community whilst offering training, skills and jobs for disadvantaged young people and offers the opportunity to setup new social enterprises with a circular economy ethos and teaches young people and the community about circular economy business models.

Steps to get it done:

  • Secure Premises - Contracts, Legal documents, Insurance, Public Liability Design drawings etc
  • Renovation & Installation
  • Machinery, Equipment,
  • Staff Costs - Workshop provision, Recruitment, Training and production

Help facilitate and Inspire the next generation of ECO makers, ECO designers and ECO entrepreneurs.

Location Tower Hamlets

About the space

Poplar East London


London Borough of Tower Hamlets

How will the money be spent?Total £53,323

Grant renovation - £10,000 (19%)
Equipment funding - £10,000 (19%)
Power Tools sponsorship - £8,097 (15%)
Power Tools - Festools - £8,097 (15%)
Other tools - Axminster - £6,712 (13%)
Rent In Kind sponsorship - £6,601 (12%)
Tools sponsorship - £2,890 (5%)
Other - £926 (2%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. These costs have been confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified.

Grant renovation
Equipment funding
Power Tools sponsorship
Power Tools - Festools
Other tools - Axminster
Rent In Kind sponsorship
Tools sponsorship
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  • Spacehive fees
  • VAT
  • Transaction Fees

Total £53,323

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