The UK's only creative business incubator for craft businesses housing up to 170 micro businesses at two London centres in Holborn WC1 and Deptford SE8, and providing training to hundreds more nationally and internationally. Services include workspace/studios, business coaching, workshops, access to finance, selling and promotional opportunities. Runs the Cockpit Arts / The Prince's Trust Creative Careers Programme for previously unemployed and a Creative Employment Programme supporting employment of apprentices.
Social purpose trading from services provided to craft business beneficiaries and related earned income. Recycling of earned income and grant income (currently 7% of total operating budget) covers services to most disadvantaged amongst our client group. No annual public funding received.
Our mission at Cockpit Arts is to support and promote talented designer-makers from all backgrounds through all stages of their career. We strive to raise standards in the contemporary craft and design sectors, making an important contribution to the UK cultural landscape and economy.
Company Registration Number: 2801969
Legal structure: Company Limited by Guarantee (CLG)
Incorporation date: March 1, 1993
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