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Fashioning Poplar update

Fashioning Poplar is a multi-million pound fashion hub, developed by Poplar HARCA in partnership with London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, workspace provider, The Trampery and art and architecture practice Public Works.

The project will transform garages at Abbott Road and Teviot Street, the Teviot Boiler House and open space next to the A12, into a fashion and makery enterprise centre. The centre will comprise manufacturing, training and affordable studio space, together with a community accessible café, events space and garden area. Fashioning Poplar will bring training and employment opportunities to the area, as well as improving the quality of public space along the A12.

The objectives of the scheme is to secure and create affordable work space, support inclusive sustainable growth and to pilot change in local area for the fashion industry. The project commenced on site the 8thMay 2018 and is scheduled for completion during the summer of 2019.

For more information about Fashioning Poplar, email blossom.young@poplarharca.co.uk