In 1913 Portland Works was the birthplace of stainless steel cutlery. Over a hundred years on, the former cutlery works is home to a thriving community of artists, craftspeople, musicians and small-scale manufacturers – makers of anything from primary school coat racks, to experimental folk music, to the stamps used to brand legit Liquorice Allsorts. Some of them keep alive the building's tradition of steel work. All of them keep alive its tradition of making.
Browse and buy wares from some of this fascinating and historic building's current tenants at its 2018 Christmas Makers Market.