Portsmouth-based start-up Southsea Bathing Hut has been selected by the organisers of Small Business Saturday as one of the nation’s Top 100 ‘unsung heroes’.
This August bank holiday weekend, Portsmouth-based artisan cosmetics and coastal interiors business Southsea Bathing Hut will launch two new product lines. They have chosen one of the south coast’s biggest festivals as the place to do it.
In 2014, Portsmouth resident Samantha Worsey came across an article on The News website about the city’s soap making past. Samantha, a long-time soap making enthusiast, was researching new recipe ideas.
Not a lot of people know these days, but until the 1930s, Portsmouth had a flourishing soap making industry. Southsea Bathing Hut is the brainchild of Southsea resident Samantha Worsey.