As a community resource, The Brick House seeks to provide a safe, oppression-free thought space to people of all ages and persuasions, where they may gain the knowledge and collective engagement to be self-reliant and to live in a sustainable way. It houses an office, meeting space and event venue, bicycle workshop and a library with publications on civic and social subjects.
Blitz is a long-established autonomous youth centre. Facilities include a bookshop with political literature, a non-profit printing office, a photo group, a feminist radio station, radiOrakel, and a café specialising in vegan food. Radical groups are also based in the building. There are band practice rooms, a sound studio and concert facilities. Concerts are held within the house from time to time.
Based in the South-West of the UK, primarily in the cities of Bristol and Bath, the Bastard Squad Collective organise punk benefit events for anarchist projects, ecological defence and anti-capitalist struggle. They also run the Wretched Form Distro.