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Resources and Snackspace team
Started January 2015
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The Resources and Snackspace Team looks after all the communal consumables in the space, from toilet roll to replacement knife blades. Requests from members are accepted and encouraged. The team are also responsible for keeping the vending machines restocked.

How to request items

In the Studio there's a whiteboard, between the Toilets and door to the workshops. You can add requests there. There's not guarentee when (or if) those requests will be fulfilled, but the Team will do its best. For emergency items they may be purchased more immediately; please email the group or request on Discord if it is an emergency.

Snackspace scope

  • Buying stock
  • Restocking the vending machine
  • Restocking the drinks fridge in the kitchen
  • Recording sales statistics

Something stuck in the machine? Please email us at

Interested in being part of team SnackSpace? Please email us at


List of suppliers need to be filled in here so we know where to get stuff from.

  • Macro
  • Staples
  • Range - Storage boxes.


Printer cartridges.

HP 5550dtn (Bender):

  • Black - C9730A - HP: £200. Amazon: £160
  • Blue - C9731A - HP: £280. Amazon: £212
  • Yellow - C9732A - HP: £280. Amazon: £211
  • Magenta - C9733A - HP: £280. Amazon: £201

Bundle: Amazon - better seller is £765.00

Others will be cheaper - a whole set for £171 on Amazon or £260 on Cartridge Save. Probably go for the Cartridge Save ones to save in bulk for redo ones.

NB: Needs to be revisited - apparently the black toner already has gone?


We will use Wham boxes (The Range) for storing most resources so we (and all members) can easily find them. Noted on the core items list.

Delivery People

Due to the nature of the Space and the unpredictableness of deliveries, you'll probably have more luck having items delivered to you at home and then bringing them in.

If you're confident of a delivery time, the address to give to couriers is in the Comfy area. (Which I forget at the moment. Shane (talk))

Group Information


To monitor and replenish consumable resources within the hackspace within a month of them being requested, maximum.


The team is responsible for:

  • Identifying suppliers for resources
  • Monitoring usage of resources
  • Replenishing resources within the Hackspace

Resources are defined as:

  • Food staples, such as tea, coffee, sugar, salt and pepper
  • Kitchen consumables, such as kitchen roll, washing up liquid, cloths
  • Bathroom consumables, such as toilet roll and cleaning equipment
  • Stationery, such as printer paper, ink and toner
  • Workshop fixings, such as screws, bolts and nuts
  • Workshop consumables, such as fluids, adhesives, abrasives and blades

The team is not responsible for:

  • Purchasing of tools
  • Purchasing of drinks and snacks for the vending machine (responsibility of the Snackspace Team)

What timescales does the team have?

The resources team should aim to meet at least once a month and plan to replenish resources before they have run out.

What will happen if your responsibilities aren’t/can’t be met?

If the Resources Team are unable to meet the demand or timescales, the trustees may take on the responsibilities of the resources team on a temporary basis.

Person Specification

In order to be a Resources Team member, you need to be good at communicating with the membership, personable and easy to approach. At least one member of the team should have access to a car on a regular basis in order to replenish resources.

You should be visiting the space weekly to check on the resources and the resources board.


Circa 2019, Team:Resources was merged in to Team:Snackspace create this team.