Our Partners

All members of the Live/Work project recognise the opportunity provided to support entrepreneurs in the development of their businesses and social enterprises in Salford. All parties are committed to working together to establish joint management arrangements that effectively reflects their mutual objectives, organisational responsibilities and, fundamentally, supports the needs of the Live/Work tenants.

Watson Homes

Watson Homes are residential developers based in Manchester, working across the region Watson Homes provide new homes both for private sale and through our Housing Association partners. Following an involvement with the refurbishment of Spark Studio, Watson Homes now support Contour Homes in the provision of high quality accommodation and support to a new generation of businesses.


Contour Homes

Contour Homes is a registered social landlord which has 11,000 properties under its ownership and management across 27 local authorities. Its core values consist of service excellence, trust, inspiring people, valuing one another and excellence in business.  It is a member of the Symphony Housing Group which is one of the largest housing and regeneration organisations in the North West. Contour Homes has close ties to Central Salford and the local community – it is the location of its head office and a high proportion of its housing stock.

Contour manages the apartments as part of the Live/Work project and tenant sign tenancy agreements that link the “Live” residential units to the “Work” business units within the building.

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‘Being part of Spark Studio has been a great move for our business. It’s a great community of like-minded business and the quality of the offices is fantastic. Spark Studio is perfectly located to Manchester city-centre and the motorway, making it a firm favourite for employees. We’re really pleased to be a part of Spark Studio and credit goes to Watson Homes for making it such a great space to work in’’

Eddie, The Defence Works

Tenants at Spark Studios