Sheffield printing social enterprise opens in Orchard Square


orchard square announced the opening of Printed by usan award-winning social enterprise, owned by Cathedral Archer Project.

The Archer Project, Orchard Square’s chosen charity for 2022, is a community-based charity in Sheffield that helps homeless and vulnerable people change their lives for the better. Based less than a mile from Orchard Square, in purpose-built premises at Sheffield Cathedral, the dedicated team helps those who need it most by developing their independence and general well-being to increase their employment chances.

The Archer Project Printed by us uses technology for social good, running workshops to teach vulnerable people the art of hand screen printing and selling exclusive art prints, mugs, t-shirts and sweaters via online and in stores, which will now include the newly opened location in Orchard Square.

All profits from the sale of products and services are reinvested in the operation of other screen printing workshops and the development of our project.

Commenting on the new store in Orchard Square, Terry Murphy of The Archer Project said: “As a city center based charity, we are extremely grateful for the support of Orchard Square, located just around the corner from Cathedral.

“At Printed by Us, we believe there is hope and a way forward for every person. Run as a social enterprise, all of our profits are reinvested into running more screen printing shops, developing of our project and support for the most vulnerable adults, most of whom have experienced homelessness, in employment.

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Orchard Square Manager Shay Murray said: “Orchard Square is very proud to support The Archer Project in its ongoing work in our local communities to help those in need.

“Printed By Us provides positive change for vulnerable people to learn new skills, build confidence, and move forward into a fulfilling life.”

“We are delighted to be able to host a Printed By US store in the plaza, supporting the project and providing our visitors with a high quality print of ethically produced clothing. We wish the Printed By Us team at Orchard Square all the best in their new location.

Printed By Us opened on October 22n/a and is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more details, visit their social networks here.


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