About Us

Who we are

SkillsHouse is a partnership venture based in Bradford offering a one stop shop designed to boost retail, hospitality and visitor economy businesses and help local people find jobs in Bradford.
SkillsHouse is part of the Get Bradford Working Programme and will contribute to the Bradford District Employment and Skills Strategic vision of a world-class labour market in Bradford by 2020 and create a more prosperous district.

The SkillsHouse partnership is led by Bradford Council and is supported by Jobcentre plus, Westfield (the developers of The Broadway in Bradford City Centre), People 1st and local and national skills delivery partners.

SkillsHouse is part of the People 1st National Skills Academy for Retail skills shop network. We offer a range of support to jobseekers regardless of age, experience or background; and to local and inward investing businesses involved in retail, hospitality, warehousing, distribution and logistics, passenger transport, retail-related business support and shopping centre /facilities management.

We are based at Kershaw House, Little Germany, directly opposite The Broadway shopping centre, in newly refurbished state-of-the-art training premises.

Our team

Behind the scenes

Kerry Robinson

Kerry Robinson

SkillsHouse Manager

Angela McVay

Angela McVay

Employer Engagement Manager

Linda Wilsom

Linda Wilson

Candidate Support Officer


Sue Webster

Employer Engagement Officer


Rachel Broadhead

Office Manager

Jackie Holding

Jackie Holding

NCS Advisor

Our address

Where you can find us

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01274 432605


St Peter’s House, 1 Forster Square, Bradford, BD1 4TY

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