Bold Street Coffee has launched its crowdfunding bid to re-open on its original site.
This week the coffee favourites started a Kickstarter campaign looking to raise £30,000. This will get them back into 89 Bold Street. The appeal page explains what the money will be used for: “The landlords have changed the site around, and a big fit out is required to reopen. It’s going to cost £75,000 to get us back up and running. £45,000 of this is coming from ourselves.
“We are fundraising £30,000, and have put everything we have into this project, so we can get back into 89 and keep the pulse of BSC alive. The money will be spent on renovating the new site, upstairs, and downstairs, toilets and kitchen.
“We will invest in a new kitchen that can keep up with the new larger space, meaning we can cater for a lot more guests. New toilets will be moved downstairs, and a disabled and baby changing toilet upstairs.
“A communal events space in the newly developed downstairs will be for public and private tastings and meetings. We are also going to put a small BSC shop down there, where you can taste and talk coffee and brewing with an expert! If we go overfunded we have plans for a small bar concept.
“We will need fridge space, an extractor, an oven, a dishwasher and storage. We will invest in new flooring for the premises, more seating and equipment for downstairs, and a lick of fresh white paint that gives 89 the Bold Street Coffee gallery space!”
The Kickstarter will last for 30 days and there are a variety of rewards in return for any donations, ranging from merchandise to barista lessons with Big T.
Whilst this Kickstarter campaign is going, Liverpool’s coffee aficionados will still be able to get their BSC kicks as the pop-up continues in Santa Maluco. Local friends over at Graffiti Spirits Group have been an amazing support for BSC, from hosting them in Santa Maluco to helping them get the lease back. There’s a real sense of community in Liverpool food scene at the moment, and once the money is raised, Liverpool can look forward to a brand spanking new Bold Street Coffee experience. Find out more here.