A safe haven

Sensory Space

Our Sensory Space is designed to provide a safe haven for those with additional needs, their parents, carers and support workers. We offer a place of wellbeing that is accessible to all by combining a range of stimuli to help individuals develop and engage their senses within a safe and welcoming environment.

The space includes a range of bespoke equipment to create both a calming and interactive atmosphere. We have a bubble tube, interactive LED panels, a vibro-acoustic system, a nurture den and much more.

We recommend that the space is suitable for up to 6 people within each booking.

We’re located within the Brockbank Centre at Ladybridge Connect, Off Meadway Road, Cheadle Hulme, Stockport, SK8 5NZ.

Booking Terms and Conditions

To book your slot, please check our availability calendar below and follow the booking prompts. If you need any more information, have a query before you book or are a professional looking to hire the space, please contact Chris Jackson sensoryspace@ivychurch.org

The space is available free of charge to use, although if you would like to make a donation, you are able to do so here.


Sessions available

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  • Interactive LED Bubble Tube
  • Interactive Mirror Ball with Interactive LED Pinspot
  • Interactive LED Infinity Panel - large wall panel
  • Vibro-acoustic system within large padded seating platform
  • Interactive LED Fibre Optic Strands
  • Interactive LED Pattern Projector
  • Interactive UV Light LED
  • Yamaha Ceiling Speakers and Amplifier
  • Interactive LED Colourwash
  • Interactive Water Ripple Effect Projector
    A beautifully calming effect of rippling water. Change the colour and the ripple effect with wireless switches.
  • Interactive Star Sky Ceiling
    A lovely calming twinkle star ceiling. Great for laying down and gazing at the stars in low light levels.
  • Sound Responsive LED Wall Panel (Multi-mode)
  • Interactive Control System - Touchscreen
    Apple TV for use with your iPad to cast content to the Projection Wall. 1080p Data Projector for Wall Projection.
  • Tactile Disc Resource Kit - Set of 5 large and 5 small corresponding tactile discs
  • Mirrored Nurture Den with Padded Base & ceiling
    Incorporated fibre optic carpet
  • Bespoke Padding & Body Pillow

With special thanks to our funders who have made this space possible:

Tesco Stronger Starts (formally Tesco Community Grants)
The Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund
The Manchester Airport Community Trust
The Manchester Guardian Society Charitable Trust
The Maurice & Hilda Laing Charitable Trust
The National Lottery Community Fund
The Zochonis Charitable Trust