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We are opening a second premises in Prescot to offer more seating, a bigger menu and to open in the evenings too. Drinks licence too!
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We openened our little bakehouse in Leyland Street, Prescot almost 3 years ago with the intention of just selling cake. Within our first year of trading we realised our space wasn't big enough due to demand for more options including lunch, breakfast and our very popular afternoon teas.

We are regularly turning people away who want to sit in due to lack of space, whilst also turning people away who wanted to order celebration cakes due to popularity. We currently have a 4-6 week lead time on cake orders! 

Opening a second premises, which is also directly behind our current shop, was the obvious option. We have been on the lookout for the perfect place for some time now so when we first saw this building, we immediately fell in love with it. We are sure you wil too!

Opening this new space will enable us to use The Bakehouse as just that.... a place where cakes are made, which will mean our team will grow and we can offer more celebration cakes to our wonderful customers.

The new premises is all on one floor so no extra steep steps to climb, plus with it being much more spacious we can offer a great space for those private parties you love to share with us including baby showers, hen parties, birthdays and even weddings!

Down In Albion, will be a place for breakfast, brunch, lunch and afternoon tea, and once we find our feet we will also offer an evening menu and be serving alcohol too.  

Our new menu will include some gluten free and plant based options too and also a menu especially for the little ones!

We want it to be an extension of the bakehouse. Somewhere relaxed to come and drink coffee and meet friends. We want to retain the current feel of the bakehouse and take it around the corner!

We have an amazing courtyard garden too. Its a sun trap (when the suns out!) and will be an oasis in the middle of prescot! Its a secret hideaway! 

So why the kickstarter? Well our bakehouse was launched with a cake oven and a small loan and we have built it up as we've gone along.  For the new premises we need a proper commercial kitchen, which doesn't come cheap! We have already completed a great deal of the refurbishment of the actual building which was a bit of a mess when we first viewed it.  

We are also in need of a boss oven, fridges, freezers, furniture, fixtures and fittings and also to kit out the beautiful garden space.

By backing our kickstarter, you will be helping us to bring something new to prescot and in return we give you goodies! So for example, you pledge £30, you get afternoon tea for two... assuming we hit our target that is!

We are really counting on you guys to help us reach our target so be extra kind and share, share, share!!

Risks and challenges

If we hit our target, we hope to be open during the month of August.

The risks and challenges which may affect our timescale include approvals from the local authorities for signage applications and licences.

Securing tradesmen we really want may take longer than expected and delay the start of work or installation. If things are delayed we will keep you all posted.

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  1. Select this reward

    Pledge £5 or more About US$ 7

    Cake and a cuppa

    A slice of one of our wonderful cakes and a cup of our finest tea or coffee, to be enjoyed in our shiny new space!

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    Pledge £10 or more About US$ 13

    Cake and a cuppa for 2

    A slice of one of our wonderful cakes and a cup of our finest tea or coffee for 2 people, to be enjoyed in our shiny new space!

    You will receive an e-voucher to the email address registered to Kickstarter.

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    Pledge £25 or more About US$ 32

    £25 voucher to Spend at Down In Albion.

    £25 to spend as you like at Down In Albion.

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    Pledge £25 or more About US$ 32

    Donutssssssss!

    A dozen of our baked donuts, decorated all fancy n stuff!
    Choose from chocolate, vanilla or berries.

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    Pledge £30 or more About US$ 38

    Afternoon Tea for Two - Down in Albion

    Our highly rated and very generous afternoon tea for two plus unlimited tea/coffee.

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    Pledge £30 or more About US$ 38

    Pop up Urbano Chiringuito

    Prior to this lovely pair opening their new bar in Prescot, they are bringing you a little taster of things to come.
    The Urbano Chiringuito pop up will be set at Down in Albion and will be a night of Cheese, Charcuterie, Sangria and Balearic Beats. We might even throw in some portuguese custard tarts!

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    Pledge £40 or more About US$ 50

    Prosecco afternoon tea for 2

    Our highly rated and very generous afternoon tea for two with a glass of prosecco and unlimited tea/coffee.

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    Pledge £40 or more About US$ 50

    Coffee Tasting for 2 with Crosby Coffee

    Come and join our brilliant coffee suppliers Crosby Coffee for a cupping session. Learn about blends and flavours and grab a slice of cake to go with it too! A must for coffee fiends!
    This will be held at Down in Albion for a maximum of 20 people.

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    Pledge £50 or more About US$ 63

    Celebration? Get a cake! 7 inch

    7 inch celebration cake. Pick from one of our designs and personalise to your own requirements.

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    Pledge £50 or more About US$ 63

    Gift Voucher £50

    £50 to spend in the bakehouse, or Down in Albion. Does not all need to be spent in one go.

    You will receive an e-voucher to the email address registered to Kickstarter.

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    Pledge £60 or more About US$ 75

    Afternoon Tea for Four - Down in Albion

    Our highly rated and very generous afternoon tea for Four plus unlimited tea/coffee.

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    Pledge £60 or more About US$ 75

    Celebration? Get a cake! 9 inch

    9 inch celebration cake. Pick from one of our designs and personalise to your own requirements.

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    • Name on founders wall
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    Pledge £80 or more About US$ 100

    Prosecco afternoon tea for 4

    Our highly rated and very generous afternoon tea for Four with a glass of prosecco and unlimited tea/coffee.

    You will receive an e-voucher to the email address registered to Kickstarter.

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    • Name on founders wall
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    Pledge £100 or more About US$ 125

    Gift Voucher £100

    £100 to spend in the bakehouse, or Down in Albion. Does not all need to be spent in one go. Can be used against celebration cakes or at Down In Albion.

    You will receive an e-voucher to the email address registered to Kickstarter.

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    • Name on founders wall
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
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    Pledge £100 or more About US$ 125

    Launch night party for 2

    Invite for 2 people to our launch night event. Including canapes, cakes and fizz!

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    Pledge £150 or more About US$ 188

    Childrens tea Party and 9" cake

    Childrens tea party for 10 children, in our shiny new space. Plus 9 inch personalised celebration cake.

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    Pledge £200 or more About US$ 250

    Wedding Cake

    Voucher for £200 towards the cake of your dreams!

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    Pledge £200 or more About US$ 250

    £200 voucher

    £200 voucher to spend at Down In Albion. Ideal for Hen parties/Baby showers etc.

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    Pledge £400 or more About US$ 499

    Wedding Cake plus Desert table

    Wedding cake up to 3 tiers surrounded by a table full of beautiful mini cakes such as donuts, cupcakes and brownies.

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    Pledge £500 or more About US$ 624

    £500 voucher

    £500 voucher to spend in either The Albion Bakehouse or Down in Albion. Could be used over the year or towards a private party/event in our new space.

    You will receive an e-voucher to the email address registered to Kickstarter.

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    Pledge £2,000 or more About US$ 2,495

    Private Party time!!

    Hire our beautiful new space for up to 50 of your friends/family with everything you will need for a night to remember.

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    Pledge £60 or more About US$ 75

    Pop up Urbano Chiringuito for 2

    As before but for 2 people.

    Prior to this lovely pair opening their new bar in Prescot, they are bringing you a little taster of things to come.
    The Urbano Chiringuito pop up will be set at Down in Albion and will be a night of Cheese, Charcuterie, Sangria and Balearic Beats. We might even throw in some portuguese custard tarts!

    You will receive an e-voucher to the email address registered to Kickstarter.

    Includes:
    • Name on founders wall
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    Reward no longer available 6 backers
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Funding period

- (30 days)