Social Enterprise

The Fork in the Road is a place of great food, ambiance and opportunity. As part of the Recovery Connections family, it offers opportunities for the long-term unemployed to gain valuable work experience and training; it believes everyone should have the opportunity to thrive in a supportive environment.

They are proud to serve affordable, locally sourced food, cooked fresh on-site by catering professionals who are passionate about mentoring the individuals that come through the program. 

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131 The Venue is a flexible, licensed space that is available for private hire to host a range of events from workshops and training to family celebrations and planned social events.

It offers packages that include catering from The Fork In The Road and floral decoration from the Recovery Connections Florist. 

To discuss individual requirements, get in touch. 


The Fork In The Road – Stage One can be found inside The Stages Academy, Bridge Street West, Middlesbrough.

They are proud to serve tasty, home-cooked food both to sit in and takeaway while also offering work experience and training opportunities to the community. 


Bloom Florists can be found next to The Fork In The Road, Middlesbrough.

As a social enterprise florist, the team work together to help our community grow and flourish. In addition to offering training and workshops, the florist offers a range of floral creations, plants and decorative items for the public to purchase and enjoy. 

They also offer floral services for events, weddings and funerals.

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Fork on the Road is catering that cares. Serving good quality, home-cooked food available at markets, festivals and events such as weddings. Bespoke catering for all events. 

The business is socially minded and responsibly trading, across the region and beyond.