Before and after…





Huge thanks go to :

  • Stu Clark for leading the whole project and electrical expertise
  • Catherine Muir interior design for beautiful design and ideas
  • Chester-le-Street Area Action Partnership for funding some of our kitchen equipment
  • McCarricks Construction Ltd for giving weeks of their time to get us ready to open on Christmas day
  • MRJ Plastering
  • Arc Plastering
  • The Tile Shed
  • Handcrafted Projects for our signage
  • P K Building Solutions (Paulie and Trevor) for installing our gas and plumbing free of charge
  • Cater Direct Ltd
  • Estates team from Newcastle Building Society for fitting our doors
  • Staff from M&S Arnison Centre for putting up plasterboard
  • Doug for plumbing; Steve for joinery; Max for many late nights and lots of patience; Aly and Toffee for tiling expertise; Sam and Tim for pallet-chair construction; Susie for floor stencilling; Jo for tipi-making; Martin for digging and strength
  • Nikki, Mim, David, Oliver, Franck, Neil, Keith, Mim, Rachel, Tom, Esther, Amy, Jessie, Alan, Penny, Andy, Jimmy, Dean, Tommy, Mark, Khaled, Wael, Julian, Geoff, Cursty, Hannah, Chris, Jonny, Anna, Ashleigh, Eleanor, Eamonn… for having a go at everything: joinery, dotting-and-dabbing, sweeping, holding stuff, drilling, climbing ladders, cleaning, filling, sanding and painting. All absolute heroes.


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