Fabric Floor

2019

Assemble are looking for individuals and organisations to occupy a new fashion and textiles studio space in Brixton, run by Assemble as part of our network of workspace projects.

Opening in August 2019, Fabric Floor is designed to support a range of practitioners from different backgrounds, and at different stages in their development.

Fabric Floor is located on the 8th floor of the newly refurbished International House on Canterbury Crescent, a project managed by 3Space and supported by Lambeth Council.

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Open-plan, shared studio in progress

All tenants have 24/7 shared access to a 19m² classroom, kitchenette and maintained workshop with communal machinery and 1.5 x 3m work table at Fabric Floor. Rent is fully inclusive of all bills and service charges and there are three types of space available now:

  • ­­­Desk (1.5 x 0.75m) + lockable hanging storage (1.74 x 0.8 x 0.55m) +
    access to a 1.5 x 3m work table in open-plan, shared studio, £200 + VAT pcm
  • 3.2 x 6m (approx.) self contained, lockable studio, £520 + VAT pcm
  • 5.5 x 9m (approx.) self contained, lockable studio, £1350 + VAT pcm

The workshop is equipped with three Juki industrial lockstitch machines, three and four-thread Wimsew industrial overlockers, an industrial Stirovap steam iron with heated vacuum table and an A2 heat press.

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Fabric Floor floorplan

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Studio 1

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View from the Workshop

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Workshop in progress

Fabric Floor is a 5 minute walk from Brixton Underground Station and bike storage is available. The space can be accessed via direct lift and stairs, and there are accessible toilet facilities in the building.

Assemble's aim is for the studios to become a local resource with an offer that extends beyond the provision of space. We will prioritise applications from those who demonstrate a commitment to providing opportunities for local residents and businesses.

Apply here – https://forms.gle/eJr9RMjEffzN8uJt7

Assemble share 3Space’s aspiration to contribute to the South London Innovation Corridor’s 50% BAME beneficiaries target through the selection of tenants for Fabric Floor at 3Space International House. As such, we will prioritise applications from BAME identifying people.

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3Space International House

3Space opened International House in Autumn 2018 as an affordable workspace for a broad range of practitioners, from technology start-ups to youth entrepreneurship initiatives. 3Space are operating their ‘BuyGiveWork’ model across the twelve floors of the building, where businesses ‘Buy’ space in order to provide reduced rates to ‘Give’ floors, which support local non-profit and experimental projects.

International House is a Living Wage Building.

Fabric Floor is funded by Lambeth Council, South London Innovation Corridor.

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Level 8
3Space International House
Canterbury Crescent
Brixton
SW9 7QD

For more information please contact fabricfloor@assemblestudio.co.uk