The Pump is committed to practice that protects children (those under the age of 18), young people, those who may be disabled and others who may be particularly vulnerable, from harm, in keeping with the Objects of the Charity. Staff and volunteers who work for The Pump will recognise and accept our responsibilities to develop the awareness of the issues that may cause young people harm. Read more

Our Team

Meet our staff and trustees. Read more

Cyber Cafe

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Summer play scheme

Summer fun for 8 to 12 year olds at The Pump this summer. Lots of fun to occupy your little people. Come and join us. Bookings taken from Monday 10th July Read more

Confidentiality Statement

Can I talk to a member of staff please? Will what I say stay private? Yes you can and our conversation will stay private but if the staff member is worried about you after we have spoken, then they will need to speak to someone about it to make sure we are keeping you safe. This is called duty of care. If you have any questions about this please speak to a member of staff. Read more

Support Us

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Café Cook

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who can work as part of our team to provide a high-quality Lunchtime service to our tenants, staff and users of the building and a great food provision to young people during evening session. We aren’t in to fast food so need you to be supportive of a healthy menu. Read more

Our History

The Pump, formerly known as the Shard End Community Building Project (SECBP), is the realisation of a vision of HRH The Prince of Wales, who wanted to create an outstanding building which would not only act as a focus and inspiration for the personal development of young people, but would also be designed and built by young people. Read more

Our Plan

This plan sets out the ways in which our aims will be achieved, with clear actions and performance targets which all stakeholders can buy into. Some areas are already being actioned and there is a requirement to secure set-up funding for further changes, but the aim of longer-term self-sufficiency is key. Read more