Build Up’ on the 23rd, is a whole day of talks, with “activists, young people, academics and artists
Find out more about Gilbert Bayes and its importance to Somers Town at this Saturday family event.
We asked four groups what they would ‘put into’ a museum..
Come to this workshop
Irene Barclay was a local legend – a pioneer in social housing, the first female surveyor in England in 1922, and a women who transformed the living conditions of thousands of poor in Somers Town and London, through her work in slum clearance, her surveys, and founding many housing Associations. So we feel a Blue […]
Should we save visible reminders of our history or should it be swept away in the interests of progress? The landscape of the old St Pancras Hospital is to change as the winning architects of the new hospital unveil designs for the relocated Moorfields Eye Hospital, to be on this site. But do we want […]
kicking off an exciting campaign of conservation for Somers Town…
Ghostly images of old Somers Town recreated in place…taken on a cold night in October. Here are the results of our walk – the images were created in situ by a ‘pixelstick’ tech developed by the UCL Bartlett Centre of Visual Spatial analysis – thanks to Duncan Hayes and Tom Bolton. Enjoy! Tom Bolton is author […]
There goes the old convent and school – photo taken on Thursday 30 November 2018. Sad to see such beautiful (and well-built) building with stained glass windows all demolished and nothing preserved. We need to save Somers Town heritage in some way.
A workshop held about Somers Town Heritage had a great turnout of over 30 and a clear message – it’s a unique heritage, with not only the oldest local buildings, but also social laboratory of social reformers, radical thinkers and a “patternbook of social housing”. We are looking forward to anther workshop in early 2019 […]