The Gather is a culmination of work Edwin Thompson carried out over five years of consultation and co-ordination with members of the community who live in Ennerdale Bridge or scattered around the Ennerdale fells, April 2016 saw the launch of The Gather Café, Shop and Community Rooms.

The building provides café, shop and community rooms and provide showers and an Information Area with details of local walks, businesses, landmarks and activities in the region such as the Coast to Coast.

Edwin Thompson was appointed to provide full architectural services including design, statutory permissions, and contract administration.