Southampton Area Co-operative Development Agency is a not-for-profit common ownwership organisation owned and democratically controlled by the people of Southampton.


SACDA exists to promote and support the development of co-operatives and social enterprises. These services are provided by experienced professional development workers under contract.

SACDA’s formal objectives are: 
a) to promote job creation and job retention and urban regeneration through the development of co-operative enterprises in the area and to provide appropriate support facilities.
b) to relieve poverty and advance education.

SACDA provides services on a project-by-project basis, and is always keen to collaborate on projects to enable wider provision of its services to people in the communities of Southampton and the surrounding area.

Southampton Area Co-operative Development Agency Ltd. is a company limited by Guarantee, Reg Number 2028621; VAT Reg 675 9577 64.