The workshop is located on Thames Road and houses CNC machines and 3D printers. Furthermore, it also has an industrial kitchen for collaborative cooking.
The EOED was established by a social inclusion charity, Participatory City Foundation, based in Barking and Dagenham.
Chief Executive of the Participatory City Foundation, Tessy Britton, said, “We’re trying to have a really big impact. People who live in Barking and Dagenham want to see it change and they want to be part of that change.”
“We want this [makerspace] to be seen like a public library, just with different resources.”
In 2017, the Participatory City…