Make It London x Roycraft House is an innovative project in partnership with London Borough of Barking & Dagenham, spanning 45,000 SQ.FT of indoor and outdoor space in the heart of the borough. A multi-faceted destination for the local community, visitors and a workspace for 150+ independent businesses. Set to open in Summer 2022, it will be home to some of London’s most exciting makers, food, stars, retailers, content creators, designers, social enterprises and startup
businesses – including an event, cafe and community space, a rooftop garden, a vast coworking floor and a series of public-facing creative facility spaces. The building will bring a wide range of
benefits to it’s resident businesses and the local community; including positive socio-economic value, community giveback, business support and job creation.

We are now starting our Community Engagement programme and are looking to form a Working Group of 12 local people to co-design our ideas across workspace, business support systems, creative and cultural programmes and building design. Working Group members will need to commit to five sessions across October and November 2021 (time is remunerated – see information within the information pack). To find out more about the opportunity, please click here for the information pack.

If you think you or anyone in your network would like to take part in this exciting co-design opportunity please fill in this Expression of Interest form by midnight on the 28th September 2021. If there are any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me directly ( or in my absence my colleague Kitty (