EDIT: but I can see how a darkroom is a very personal thing (home ones) and being one of the super tidy kind of person with my stuff, even if I had a darkroom I might not want to share it as probably no one would have as clean a room as I would haha.

I've processed enough by now that my dev tanks and reels should show some signs of use, but they look brand new.

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In this respect, we are very similar. Control of your equipment and processes is the best way to ensure the quality of the end-product.
Raising the profile of community darkroom facilities is an excellent idea, and perhaps some form of support from Harman/Ilford would be possible?
Alex.