The Birdwood House Trust

The Birdwood House Trust was formed in November 1957 by Douglas W Mitchell to provide accommodation for various educational and community activities including, to quote the Trust Deed… “a rest room for the benefit of residents in and visitors to the Borough [of Totnes] who are over 60 years of age”. Today Birdwood House is a busy community resource with many and various classes and a very popular art gallery.  Registration number 205698


Birdwood Place

Tea, coffee and biscuits are served and everyone is very welcome. If you want to find out more about Birdwood Place please visit during opening hours.

Birdwood Place is open:

Tuesday 9am – 12 noon

Wednesday 9am – 12 noon

Thursday 9am – 12 noon

Friday 9am – 12 noon


Offices at Birdwood House

Birdwood House has a small business hub including:



Atwork is a graphic design and art direction studio that enjoys thoughtful and imaginative work. We work collaboratively with our clients in order to deliver engaging and impactful results.

Contact: Will Perrens



Epic Design

Brand Identity design including websites, print, packaging, user interfaces and more. If you’re a new business looking to make your mark on the world or an established business that has lost your way or just needs a refresh we are here to listen to your challenges and work with your to overcome them.
Contact: Jonathan Gale  Tel: 01803 867543




The current Trustees are:

Chris Mitchell (Chairman)

Sarah Lawrence

Janet Mitchell

Cllr J A Westacott MBE ( Totnes Town Council representative)

David Horsburgh


Anthea Tuckey: Artistic Director

John Severn: Secretary to the Trust

Anthea Tuckey: Building Manager

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