We’ve now moved from Bridewell Space, check out the Meanwhile Creative website for our full range of work spaces.


An online store selling our own garments, mixed with covetable vintage pieces and on-trend modern styles. All of our pre-loved garments have been hand picked and carefully cultivated without compromising vintage charm.


Established in 2008, Funi is an ethical beanie company trying to do things a little bit differently. Everything Funi does – from printing with vegetable ink to paying in to offsetting their carbon footprint – is there to protect their scene. Funi loves people, hills, mountains and snow, and all their headwear is made in the UK by a crack-team of knitters.

Lucy Weatherley

Independent Bristol-based graphic designer, offerring a range of design services. Get in touch to find out more.

Gym Space

Studio and gym space for self-employed personal trainers, fitness instructors and health professionals who already have their own clients or would like to increase their client portfolio by utilising our perfectly located private gym.

Joe Waldron Illustration

Joe is a freelance illustrator. Having worked for clients as diverse as Hallmark, Wired and Oh Comely magazine, Joe is always looking to develop his work further, if you’re interested or would like to commission some, he would love to hear from you!

The Pool London

The Pool is home to a rich and diverse collection of DJs and Live Acts. Our group of artists are recognised and respected the world over. Resolute tastemakers and pioneers within their fields, as well as fantastic entertainers.

SAE Space

SAE Space manages Bridewell’s desk space, and provides workspace and business support for its tenants, with discounted prices offered for social and environmental enterprises.

Mark O’Grady

Mark O’Grady is a published photographer from Bristol, England and is the Creative Director of Mark O’Grady Photography and has an excellent support team who assist to make each shoot run smoothly.

Hannah Stuart-Leach

She’s had a wild weekend on a tea estate with psychedelic rockers, quizzed an American dream catcher about the secrets of sleep, queued all day with hundreds of Korean flight attendant hopefuls and surrendered to the kindness of strangers in search of Sri Lanka’s jungle artists. Endlessly fascinated by people and places, freelance journalist Hannah is happily becoming something of an expert in bizarre behaviour.

Bargain Parking

With car parks and roadside meters becoming increasingly expensive and spaces increasingly difficult to find, there was a need for a good value alternative to traditional parking. This is when Bargain Parking was born.

Squeaky Clean

Squeaky Clean understand how difficult it can be to stay on top of things. To help you manage the ins and outs of day to day life, they provide both commercial and domestic cleaning services, offering tailored solutions starting with an optional consultation, free of charge, at a time to suit you.

Crash Pod

Welcome to Crash Pod! The European answer to Japanese capsule living for hostels and festivals. Relax in a soundproof pod, party, watch the news, sleep in darkness and warmth …

Jose Coello Photographer

Jose is a Bristol and Barcelona-based photographer specialising in fashion, architecture and advertising photography.

Ingles – Go 4 It!

The goal of Ingles Go4It is to help their clients learn English in a simple and logical way, by organising language courses, accommodation and work experience in English speaking countries.

Handy Electrical

Established since 2005, Handy Electrical is Bridewell Space’s dear friend and go-to company for electrical jobs and general handyman tasks.

Blair Russell Guitars

Blair builds his own guitars, by hand, from scratch. He also teaches others how to make guitars, and repairs broken ones.


Dedicated to providing the best implant supplier services, quality DIO dental implants, restorative components, surgical instruments, implant motors, news & dental seminars.

Day One Media

Day One Media are a young, Bristol-based collective who create captivating and aesthetically pleasing videos from innovative ideas.

Tickety Boo Upholstery

Tickety Boo aims to bring your antique and vintage furniture back to life with bespoke upholstery. Using traditional and modern techniques, elbow grease and lots of love, Tickety-Boo can revive your beloved benches, stools, chairs, sofas, chaises longues, ottomans, headboards, pouffes, bolsters and cushions. They strip and rip, building from the frame up, or just re-cover a tired piece which needs fresh fabric.


Tovi & Corrie make beautiful leather accessories, meticulously designed and crafted by hand.


Léafric was started in the shared bedroom of teenage sisters Sashana and Melissa Miller in 2009. Working part time jobs to fund their materials, they took every opportunity to showcase their work.

The Armchair Committee

The Armchair Committee are a band that formed in mid-2011 with some very simple goals in mind; to re-inject the rawness, spontaneity and personality back into contemporary rock, and to leave a trail of ringing ears in their wake.

The Critical Transmission

The Critical Transmission are a three piece electronic/post-rock band with classical and ambient elements that are enveloped by a wall of reverb drenched guitars and haunting violin.

Three Kings High

Three Kings High is the sound of your record collection, mashed up into an electric live band experience. Mixing soul, funk, indie, rock and a smattering of hip-hop posturing, the sixpiece has been rocking crowds all over the country for the last year and a half, and leaving a tidal wave of energy behind them wherever they go.


Missionly are a social enterprise that connect young people and small businesses through missions and rewards.

Bryony Ball

Bryony recently graduated from UWE with a BA in Graphic Design and is currently working on a lot of mixed-media work and installations for exhibit. She also works as a photographer and illustrator, and is especially keen on mixing traditional methods of art and design with modern technology and interactive art.

The Wedge

Jamie Morrison has kitted out his studio in Bridewell as a versatile musical space where he can practice drums, work on his own musical projects, and offer affordable recording space to Bristol-based musicians. He encourages you to get in touch or pop in and see what’s going on.

Slanted Eyes

Drew Cox is a South African filmmaker. He thrives on all aspects of the creative process, writing, directing, shooting and editing, combining new and old technologies and different media to create exciting and innovative works through all forms of visual culture. Specializing in film, social documentary, music, fashion and the arts, his ideas focus on an amalgamation of real life and fantasy. Mixing his beliefs, culture, influences and environment into each project and challenging his own identity as a creative practitioner.

ARBO Wooden Surfboards

Handcrafted hollow wooden surfboards and surfboard building courses. Get in touch for more information.

SSGB Vintage

Online boutique specialising in hand-picked, eclectic affordable men’s vintage clothing.

Beautiful Things in Foreign Lands

Sarah MacFarlane makes beaautiful things; tiny tales of adventure in a sun-soaked technicolour dreamland. Photos, cards, magnets, badges, print design and websites.

Oli Smart

Oli Smart is a web designer, print designer and lettering artist who loves to make great things.

Boneshaker Magazine

The hum of tyres on tarmac, the wind in your hair, two brave wheels and the horizon… Proudly printed in Bristol and distributed to more than 20 countries around the world, Boneshaker is a perfect-bound, advertisement-free quarterly publication celebrating bicycles and the people who ride them. From all around the world, we gather stories, photographs and illustrations exploring the wonderful things that happen when people and bikes come together. From wild alleycats to weird wanderlust, we’re about freedom, friendship and adventure – the human side of cycling. Whilst we love a beautiful bicycle as much as anyone, Boneshaker’s more about what bicycles can do than what they look like. No training tips, race diets or adverts. It’s not how much your bike weighs that matters, but where it takes you. It’s not how fast you got there, but what you saw on the way.

Counterpoint Collective

Founded in early-February 2013 by two friends with an unhealthy mutual love of The Smiths, 70′s fanzines and sarcastic music journalism, Counterpoint is a Bristol-based, bi-monthly music newspaper. They’re passionate about promoting the amazingly creative music of Bristol to a wider audience and pride themselves on enquiring, entertaining and honest coverage. Counterpoint is a DIY print and music collective and also a member of B.I.P (Bristol Independent Publishers). They also regularly exhibit their publications and host debauched musical gatherings…

Laura M Davey

Laura makes bespoke, vintage-style dresses from her studio in Bristol Bridge House.

Pearl Bespoke

Pearl undertakes a range of personal and professional dressmaking and design projects. She creates dresses and images that inspire, interest and tickle her – and hopefully you as well.

Secret Garden Company

Secret Garden girls are free-thinking, glamorous women that like to push the boundaries with their own personal style. With fashion, the possibilities are endless. We love to bring together unique fabrics, colours, silhouettes and cuts to create our exclusive collection. Taking inspiration from all around the world, we mix up the best combination of streetstyle, vintage and statement pieces, and bring them straight to your wardrobe. It’s the little details in life that make all the difference.

David Hammonds Photography

David Hammonds is a freelance photographer and splits his time between portrait and social photography for individuals, couples and families and commercial, editorial and PR assignments. David works in Bristol, Bath, South Wales and further afield, producing beautiful images for individuals and businesses alike.

Chloë Rose Quinn

Chloë Rose Quinn is a freelance installation and set designer. Her work is unpredictable, experimental and unique; if there is a box to work with, she likes to think outside it.

Liam Barrett Illustration

Liam Barrett is a freelance illustrator. He watches Youtube and draws a bit.

Bett Norris Illustration and Design

Bett has been drawing most of her life, and has developed a range of finely honed skills as a result of this – she does editorial and narrative based illustration, portraiture and logo, graphic and web design. Her work is created by fusing traditional drawing techniques with digital technology. Her inspirations range from vintage embroidery to food packaging, small objects, artifacts and other people and their experiences.

Kyle Smart

Kyle Smart is a UK based Illustrator, currently residing in Bristol. Since graduating he has helped teach part time at UWE, become a member of the Drawn In Bristol collective and made the transition to full time freelance Illustration. If you’re interested in his work, get in touch.

Love Wood Work

Eco furniture, with love. Love Wood Work makes rustic, hand-made pieces using 100% reclaimed timber, mainly used scaffold boards and pallets. Through the process of reclamation the wood is transformed to highlight and reveal its beautiful natural features. Ready-made and bespoke items available.

Kecks Clothing

Kecks Clothing create beautiful upcycled clothing for women and men. The mantra: use it until it dies!

Eilidh Macrae Media

Eilidh MacRae works freelance as a writer. She specialises in writing for online marketing purposes but loves working on all manner of projects, be they on or offline. Services include; content marketing, social media marketing, online marketing, ghost writing and fiction writing. She particularly enjoys writing for companies in the health, fitness, fashion and beauty industries but does not shy away from other industries. She loves to learn and is always up for a challenge.

Clear As Day Productions

Clear As Day Productions are passionate about creating innovative and exciting video content for Web and Broadcast. Keeping in mind that at the heart of every video that’s out there is someone’s story, they make their services available to anyone with a story to tell. Whether it be Documentary, Drama, Corporate, Promotional, Events or otherwise, they will make it work for you.

Entirety Clothing

Entirety is a clothing company and design collective that supports riders and artists who are trying to make it big. Entirety treats life like the playground it’s meant to be; in their world, there’s no such thing as rules.

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