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BloQs is open

In light of the guidelines around the UK national lockdown which begins on Thursday 5 November - in particular that “workplaces should stay open” and that people can to go to work “if they cannot work from home” - Building BloQs will remain open. We will continue to operate unless and until the government requires us to close by law, and for as long as sufficient numbers of Me ...

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Festive Season Opening Hours

Please make a note of our revised opening hours during the upcoming Festive Season and be sure to plan accordingly! We'll reopen with our regular hours on Monday 4 January 2021.   Thursday24 Dec CLOSING EARLY  8am to 2pm  Friday25 Dec   CLOSED     Saturday26 Dec CLOSED    Sunday27 Dec CLOSED   Monday28 Dec OPEN 8am to 6pm  Tuesday29 D ...

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Important safety update

In light of the new guidance and legislation released by the government earlier this week, BloQs will now be implementing some additional measures to ensure that we are caring for our community and abiding by regulations. BloQs Members have been sent an email which explains the measures in detail. If you are a Member and have not received this message, please get in touch. We ...

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Welcome to BloQs (Virtual) Open House London 2020!

Building BloQs is delighted to be participating in the 2020 Open House London Festival - throwing open our virtual doors to online visitors from across this great city, to show off our amazing workshop and provide a closer look at some of the creative magic which happens here. Visit our event page for links to videos highlighting all that's on offer at BloQs. You won't want to ...

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Changes to storage and car parking from 9 September

BloQs is on the move! We're excited to announce that building works on our new site will begin soon. To get things ready, we will be moving our storage containers to the new BloQs site across the road on Wednesday 9 September. The temporary storage location is at the junction of Towpath Road and Anthony Way, and will hold secure access to more storage and parking than ever bef ...

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BloQs offers business support to Members

Is your business suffering in the wake of covid? This crisis has been horrendously tough for many BloQs Members. For some of our community even that is an understatement. Now BloQs can offer new support.It is really exciting that we can bring you some good news, news which is especially aimed at those of you whose businesses have been or are struggling to get back up and runn ...

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Make BloQs your making home

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

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The Principles of Pricing

Building BloQs was designed as a not-for-private-profit organisation. This post explains why, how we price our services, and suggests how we can help you manage costs more effectively. BloQs’ mission, the reason it exists, is not to generate large profits, but to provide affordable workspace to you as makers so you can make a living and build self-sustaining businesses. Pursu ...

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