SCW has achieved national and local prominence by:

  • Assisting with the successful development of The SPACE (Stroud’s Arts Centre)
  • Enabling the community buyout of Fordhall Farm, Shropshire
  • Contributing to research with New economics Foundation (NEF) and The University of Salford Community Finance Solutions, Capturing Value for Rural Communities (Countryside Agency 2005)
  • Setting up Gloucestershire Land For People, a pioneering community land trust enabling similar projects across the county
  • Setting up the Social Enterprise Centre in Stroud
  • Establishing The Exchange – affordable workspace, hot desking and meeting/conference facilities in Stroud
  • Pioneering Stroud Communiversity – national and international learning and skills exchange through action learning

The Exchange, Brick Row, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 1DF