List of active spaces, by region, followed by allied/similar spaces.
* Current network status unclear, historically included in the network.
3 - 7 Duke Street Arcade, Cardiff CF10 1AZ
February 2019 - 2021
Closed. Was a rented vegan café and meeting space.
Follow @ActCardiff on Twitter for pop-up social centres in Cardiff/Caerdydd.
That Social Centre
23 Prussia Street, Stoneybatter, Dublin
Also check out this exciting new rural social space near Lough Allen in County Leitrim:
You can check out the history of a famous Dublin Social Centre here:
- The space is currently run under the name 'Jigsaw' and still exists in some ways as a Social Centre but is not closely linked to this network.
And the Warzone collective in Belfast hope to open a new space soon:
- they are still putting on events in other spaces...
Aberdeen Social Centre
Londragan House, 22a Adelphi, Aberdeen, AB11 5BL
Opened 2019. Shares space with Aberdeen TUC.
Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh (ACE)
c/o Edinburgh Palette, 525 Ferry Road Edinburgh EH5 2FF
Opened 1997. Previously squatted, then rented (17 West Montgomery Place)
Preceded by Unemployed Workers' Centre occupation.
Glasgow Autonomous Space (GAS)
Unit 11, 53 Kilbirnie Street, Glasgow G5 8JD.
Established in 2016
Pink Peacock די ראָזעווע פּאַווע
451 Victoria Road, Glasgow G42 8RW
1 in 12 Club
21-23 Albion Street, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD1 2LY
Began 1981. Building established in 1988
Bentley Urban Farm
High Street, Bentley, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN5 0AA
Council owned site. Rent-free agreement.
Casa / Initiative Factory*
29 Hope Street, Liverpool
industrial and provident society.
6 Bridge Gate, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EX
60 Beverley Road, Kingston-Upon-Hull HU5 1YE
Opened 2016. Became part of network in 2018.
Arts, meeting and music space.
Heartcure Collective (Sheffield)
Was a vegan and animal rights focused rented Social Centre.
Next To Nowhere
Basement, 96 Bold Street, Liverpool L1 4HY
Opened 2007 underneath 'News From Nowhere' bookshop.
Unit 2, New Islington Mill, Regent Trading Estate, Oldfield Rd, Salford, Greater Manchester M5 4DE
Collective exists since 2015. Previously at Cheetham Hill Road, July 2017 - 2021.
Star and Shadow
210 Warwick St, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE2 1BB
Originally late 1970s (by Amber Films) Stepney Bank location (November 2006) Warwick Street (May 2018)
Cinema and community space.
starandshadow.org.uk | cannylittlelibrary.tumblr.com
23-25 Wharf Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 7EQ,
Preceded by The Common Place.
24 St. Michaels Avenue, Northampton NN1 4JQ
Building mostly being used as a Housing co-op
245 Gladstone Street, Forest Fields, Nottingham NG7 6HX
Bought in 2001, opened 2002.
Mortgaged. Preceded by the Rainbow Centre.
Warehouse Café, The
54-57 Allison Street, Birmingham B5 5TH
BASE (previously Kebele)
14 Robertson Road, Easton, Bristol B55 6JY
September 1995 (squatted); summer 2006 (owned outright)
Features a radical library, art room, apothecary and bike space.
network23.org/kebele2 | www.kebelecoop.org
12 London Road, Brighton, BN1 4JA
Falmouth Autonomous Community Space
Berkeley Vale, Kimberley Park Rd, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 3PH
34-36 Southampton Street, Reading RG1 2QS
2019 - Jan 2020
Squatted space in solidarity with the Kurdish Freedom Movement
Oxford Action Resource Centre
Upstairs in the East Oxford Community Centre, Princes St (junction with Cowley Rd), Oxford OX4 1DD
Since March 2005
Resource Centre and meeting space. Currently closed due to refurbishment at EOCC.
Unit 2-3 St. George's Arcade, 5-7 Church Street, Falmouth, Cornwall
Cafe and bookshop
56a Crampton Street, Walworth, London SE17 3AE
June 1991. Squatted until 2003, then council rented.
Advocacy Academy, The
7 Vining Street, Brixton, Lambeth SW9 8QA
Joined the network in 2022
Decentre @ Freedom Press
84b Whitechapel High Street (Angel Alley), London E1 7ZX
Decentre opened April 2016. Current location of Freedom c.1968
Main bookshop downstairs, occasional events.
Tea, coffee and regular meeting space upstairs.
freedompress.org.uk | facebook.com/Decentre-453574544847668
Feminist Library, The
c/o The Sojourner Truth Community Centre, 161 Sumner Rd, Peckham, London SE15 6JL
Archiving and activism since 1975.
385 Queen's Rd, Lewisham, London SE14 5HD
Open since Nov. 2014. Home of Touchpaper Library since 2022
thefieldnx.com | touchpaper.noblogs.org
House of Annetta
25 Princelet St, Spitalfields, London, E1 6QH
Owned by a Swiss charity, run locally by assemble
London Action Resource Centre
62 Fieldgate Street, Whitechapel, London E1 1NS
1999 (bought); c.2002 (opened)
Resource Centre and meeting space
88 Fleet Street, London EC4Y 1DH
Primarily a space to safeguard historical material. With meeting rooms, reading room and screening room.
Place On The Corner, The
112 Hounsditch, City of London EC3A 7BD
DIY arts & music community centre
241 Well Street, Hackney, London E9 6RG
A space for workshops, art, and activities, that promote active engagement within the community.
Recently closed or looking for a new venue:
Common House, The
Unit 5E, Pundersons Gardens, Bethnal Green, London E2 9QG
2013 - 2021
Was collectively rented. Closed November 2021
DIY Space For London
Unit 1, 96-101 Ormside Street, London, SE15 1TF
Collective est. 2012, opened 2015.
...now supporting 'not.a.cop.shop' collective
network23.org/grass / instagram.com/not.a.cop.shop
Pie & Mash
Currently on the move
List of allied/similar spaces and projects...
Beech Hill Bookcycle, Wigan
Black Cat Cafe, Hackney, London
Bolton Socialist Club
Cafe Indie, Scunthorpe
Coventry Peace House
Environment Centre, Swansea/Abertawe
Faslane Peace Camp, Helensburgh, Scotland
Garden Community Cafe, Newham, London
Housemans Bookshop, London
Kinning Park Complex, Glasgow
The Lock-On, Cambridge
facebook.com/thelockon / twitter.com/lockon_the
October Books, Southampton
People's Bookshop, Durham
Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC)
SPACE4, Islington, London
Stonehenge Heritage Action Camp, Wiltshire
The Trades Club, Hebden Bridge
Yaffle Cafe, Derby