Helping communities be the best versions of themselves
Following extensive community consultation Onion Collective has worked closely with architects Invisible Studio to create concept designs for a workspace cultural development at Watchet's East Quay, including workshop studios, gallery, restaurant, self catering accommodation 'pods' and public space. Read More
In partnership with R&D-led bio-tech company Biohm, we are establishing a brand new bio-manufacturing plant on the old paper mill site. It will use mycelium (fungus) to break down locally wasted resources and from this process grow new, environmentally positive construction materials. Read more
This is a community project to transform an unloved disused field in Watchet into pleasure gardens. Over the course of a single weekend in September 2015, 50 volunteers, all Watchet residents built a timber canopy and stage, with landscaping for the pleasure gardens in a workshop led by architect Piers Taylor, timber specialist Charley Brentnall and landscape architect Marc Dix of LT Studio. This project is funded by Big Lottery's Awards for All. Read more
Watchet Community Makers are a team of volunteers makers. The makers work on projects requested by local groups to help make any improvements needed for community life. Projects have included building storage for the Scouts, benches and planters for the local school, and children's games for the Street Fair. Volunteers are always welcome so please do get in touch read more
Watchet Coastal Community Team CIC
Watchet Coastal Community Team is a membership organisation of over 30 businesses, community groups and organisations in Watchet. It is one of 116 CCTs in the country tackling seaside regeneration. Watchet CCT objectives are to work together to help improve the tourism economy and community well being in Watchet.