WHO WE ARE We are a group of residents who greatly value the work of Brickworks Community Centre and aim to support, develop and ensure its continued success.

WHAT BRICKWORKS DOES Brickworks is a community centre managed by Hanley Crouch Community Association. It offers a range of services including food bank, after school club, holiday scheme, older people’s activities, and Stay and Play for the under-fives. It also provides a base for Centre 404, for people with learning disabilities; Special People; a community nursery; Brownies; dance and exercise classes; a knitting group; and much more besides. Advice services are also offered.

BECOME A FRIEND As a Friend, you’ll be helping us in a variety of ways: supporting our projects; helping in the office or kitchen; taking part in Brickworks events – or suggesting new ones. You could volunteer for a couple of hours a month or help us raise funds for the community centre, particularly the food bank.

DONATE There are a variety of ways you can help:

• Make a small monthly or annual donation. Click on the Friends of Brickworks form button at the bottom of the page

• Donate via

• Leave a donation in your will or in memory of a loved one

WHAT YOU GET IN RETURN • Valuable work experience – working with others; developing your skills; and operating as part of a team. We can also help with the nitty gritty of CV writing and learning essential interview skills.

• The satisfaction of making a positive contribution to the local community

• The chance to meet new people, from all ages and backgrounds

• Use of Brickworks’ facilities. If you’re looking for a quiet place, somewhere to meet people, we’re here for you. We also offer rooms for hire, including our very special rooftop garden

For further information, talk to someone on reception (0207 263 1067) or email us at

To become a Friend of Brickworks, please print out and complete the form below and return it to us by email, in person or by post.