GREENAWAY WORKSHOP is a small charity based in Matlock, Derbyshire helping adults with long term health conditions. We offer a high quality furniture restoration service in cane, rush and sea grass as well as a graphic design and printing facility, all at highly competitive rates

We are used by many small and large local businesses and individual customers.

As a registered charity, we are a not for profit organisation, helping us to keep our pricing competitive. But we can only succeed with your help bring us your chairs and your printing jobs.

The Workshop provides therapeutic occupation for up to 20 adults all with different needs. Over the years, with the support from volunteer staff, we have helped more than 120 people with long term health problems. By learning new skills they feel valued, restoring their sense of self-worth as once again they contribute to the local community.

The Workshop relies on financial support from Derbyshire County Council, local business, small grants and fund raising activities. However proceeds from the sales of its products and services form a major part of its finances.

We are happy to welcome group visits to the Workshop by prior arrangement.

To do this, please contact the Manager.

Whether you are looking for bespoke chair repairs, having your promotional leaflets designed or your newsletter printed, we would love to hear from you.

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While we are currently closed we are actively seeking to build our volunteer and trustee base.  Look out for more information in the local press.  We would love to hear from you if you want to support the local community by joining us either as a volunteer or as a new trustee.  Anyone can volunteer […]

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Our story

GREENAWAY WORKSHOP was created in 1981 to provide useful work for adults with long term health issues in Derbyshire.

The workshop was built by Derbyshire County Council and opened by Matthew Parris, the then local MP, on November 20th. On July 27th 1982, it was visited by HRH the Princess Royal.

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