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Go Long & Get 50% Off

You’re probably very familiar with seeing a few super pimped out workbays in the BloQs workshops with their own clamp racks, shelves, lighting rigs, cupboards and shadow boards. These bays belong to Members that have reached the conclusion that getting a long-term bay is the way forward. We asked a few of them about what’s good about going long term. “Long term is simply cheap ...

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New Workshop Technician Needed

We are looking for a new Workshop Technician to support the running of our growing, shared-access workshop based in Enfield. The role are being created boost our ability to look after our workshop and is twofold, interacting with people and looking after machines and systems so candidates must have great people skills as well as technical know-how. The post holder will be ava ...

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Record numbers visit BloQs for Open House ’19

More than two hundred Open House explorers came to see and make as Building BloQs threw open its doors for the Open House two-day London wide festival. In ones and twos to huge big walking parties from Enfield’s Meridian Water Tour large visitors went of guided walks around London’s largest open access workshops. Lead by a BloQs Team member, tours took in the various department ...

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Brand New Wide Belt Sander in Woodwork Now Commissioned

There was excitement and anticipation amongst both Members and Team as the new Boere Sandonomic 1100 KC-EP rocked up at Building BloQs last week. It was hardly off the delivery forklift before eager hands were pulling off the protective film to get a proper look at it. The machine means BloQs Members can save a great deal of time and effort as it can sand timber to exact dimen ...

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Open House This Weekend

Open House – Makers, Making & Machines Sat 21st & Sun 22nd : “Workshops In Action” tour - every 60 mins (11am-4pm) BloQs is getting ready to welcome you on what promises to be a day of bustle and activity in our manufacturing workshops. Watch machines at work, see people making, have lunch, get making yourself and learn about how this exciting part of our city is chan ...

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Smashing it for Metal Workers

The workshop facilities at BloQs are now so much better as a massive influx of new machines joins an array of new workspaces. Metal Working at BloQs just got easy. There’s been metal working at BloQs for a several years but nothing like this. Now there is a comprehensive metal fabrication facility that means many jobs are a walk in the park and many things are possible for the ...

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In Gear – BloQs Engineering Just Got Serious

A brand-new department has joined family of facilities in the Building BloQs workshop. From raw analogue power to the digital cutting-edge, Engineering now offers makers a wealth of new opportunities. With its fresh paintwork and bank of well-oiled machines, Engineering marks a step change in what BloQs Members are able to do. The complexity of products that its now possible t ...

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Uncontainable talent

MadeAt – BloQs’ fabrication arm – in collaboration with Periscope Architects, has been appointed by Volker Fitzpatrick to design, fabricate and install a cycle shelter for the new Meridian Water Station.Informed by our local industrial legacy, a shipping container was chosen as a ‘shell’. This is the first of many modules planned, hopefully lots top-quality work for members. ...

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BloQ And Tackle

The workshop is alive with activity right now, there are so many more machines and improvements its truly exciting. Our new Biesse Rover K 4-Axis flatbed CNC machine is probably being winched in as you read this. And you metal workers especially are going to love your new fab shop! ...

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