Case Studies

The latest case studies from the South East Business Hub’s local Growth Hubs: Business East Sussex, Business Essex, Southend and Thurrock (BEST), and Kent & Medway Growth Hub.

Star Pottery – Business East Sussex

Mohamed Hamid chose the town of Lewes to establish his pottery business, Star Pottery, in 1989 due to its rich history and independent spirit, which has made it a thriving hub for creatives and artisans over the years.

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Hall Brothers of Colchester – BEST Growth Hub

A family-run building and joinery business that has been in the industry for more than 50 years, Hall Brothers of Colchester has a proud reputation for exceptional standard of design, traditional craftsmanship and meticulous attention to detail.

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The BBQ Project – Business East Sussex

Father and son team Brian and Gavin Steedman started the business by purchasing a battered – and distinctive – Citroen H van, turning it into a food truck to serve up fresh and tasty street food made from locally sourced ingredients.

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Jarmanmurphy – BEST Growth Hub

Jarmanmurphy approached BEST Growth Hub for support and advice on developing a new business. Initially they attended a drop in afternoon where there were local services and advice on offer.

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