Edinburgh Printmakers reveal plans for new Creative Industries Hub

Edinburgh Printmakers CEO Sarah Price has today shared the organisation’s vision of a new creative industries hub as part of an £11 million capital development project at Castle Mill Works in Fountainbridge.

As the project enters its final fundraising drive to secure the remaining £1 million needed to transform the iconic site, Edinburgh’s creative industries received welcome news of the aim to include a dedicated business incubator in the redevelopment plans.

Included as part of a successful regeneration bid it is anticipated the new hub will house an estimated 50 creative industry workers in total within 15 incubator units.

These professionals will be from related creative industries benefiting from access to world class facilities at the proposed Edinburgh Printmakers Centre of Excellence.

Graphic designers, jewellery makers, fashion and textile designers, ceramicists, website designers, architects and model makers are expected to benefit from a programme which facilitates access to design expertise, knowledge sharing and business support for creative practitioners at a variety of stages in their careers.

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