Reaching beyond accepted thinking and conventional ways of working

Stride makes space for creativity and innovation to thrive in South London. We create opportunity, develop talent and support creative and tech enterprises.

Barrier Breakers

Talent Scout: Discover opportunities, build your community and be inspired

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Studio Voltaire

Affordable artist's studios and new gallery space opening this year in Clapham.

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Create Jobs

Helping young South Londoners gain skills in creative careers.

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Voltage Revolution

Skills-based sessions on web development, visuals & design, content marketing and video & audio production.

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Hands-on workplace experience and mentoring programme with a mission to diversify architecture practices.

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Success story

Meet Letitia Seglah

Letitia and her co-founders met at OneTech’s StartUp 54, an intensive 3 day event bringing tech entrepreneurs together to form teams, come up with ideas and build a start up from scratch. They formed Finanshria, an online marketplace to match the Islamic community with Islamic finance solutions.

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_Latest news & events
Event / Wed 19 May 2021

Stride: Barrier Breakers

Talent Scout: Discover opportunities, build your community and be inspired

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Talent / Wed 24 Mar 2021

Fabric Floor at International House launches free residency for fashion creatives

Launch or grow your fashion business with 6-months of free access to creative spaces at International House.

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Learn New Skills / Tue 23 Mar 2021

Spotlight Series: We Made That RE—SET—GO Programme

Stride sat down with We Made That to discover more about their exciting architecture initiative and how it will benefit young people in South London.

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Creative / Fri 19 Mar 2021

ERIC to launch innovative careers app to connect Gen Z creatives with employers

ERIC launches early access to new app that connect young creatives with employers

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Creative / Thu 18 Mar 2021

Apply for a light-filled artist’s studio at Studio Voltaire, Clapham

Apply to be part of a growing and essential artistic community in South London

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Talent / Fri 05 Mar 2021

Championing the women who support Stride on IWD2021

This International Women’s Day, we are championing the amazing women who support Stride and help us to create exciting career and entrepreneurship opportunities for people from all backgrounds.

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_So far we have delivered

800+ ››

Over 800 attendees at 4 knowledge exchange events

55k ››

Over 55,000 sq ft new workspace

450+ ››

Over 450 new jobs in South London

400+ ››

Over 400 entrepreneurs and businesses supported

_Who is Stride?

Backed by the London Boroughs of Lambeth, Lewisham, Southwark and Wandsworth. Stride campaigns to build networks that inspire imaginations, encourage collaboration and the exchange of knowledge.

We want South London to be a leading centre for innovation, now and long into the future.

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📣NewTalent Scout event coming 19th May! 📣

The Barriers Breakers series connects change-makers and young talent in…