Taking Shedding to Communities

Q & A

Last updated: 9th October

Q. What is Basingstoke Shed?

A. A group of volunteers who make and mend things for the community. Good for us because it gets us out of the house/we make new friends/have a laugh while putting something back into the community

Q. What is Shed-in-a-Bus

A. A mobile Shed that will take “shedding” to communities where there is no Shed. A bit like a mobile library/mobile chip shop, it will turn up probably once a week and local people can get all the benefits that we get from our fixed Sheds in the North and South of Basingstoke .

Q. When will the service start?

A. We hope to have the service running by the middle of next year, with a couple of pilots starting in March

Q. Have you got a Bus yet?

A. No, but we are activly looking and expect to buy one in the next month

Q. Where will the bus be kept?

A. We are looking for potential sites. We have one firm offer and, while it is generously being offered to us at no charge, it does not have the level of security we seek. What we would like is a site that is suitable for a double decker bus, has 24 hour security and access between at least 6am and 11pm. Such a site may already have large vehicles already stored on it.

Q. What help do you need?

A. We want people in the community to help create and then run this community asset. More details are available here. If you are interested or know anyone that might be, please tell them about Shed-in-a-Bus.

If you have any questions not covered here or have any comments about the project, please contact us by clicking here.