Much heated conversation about the missing ‘finials’ that decorated drying posts in St Pancras flats in Somers Town. A number had witnessed the destruction and taking of the finials over the years. “People did used to steal them overnight sometimes, you would go out on the balcony and see another metal post instead of the […]
Saturday’s Bayes event was one of our most well- attended – a great success. With the filmmaker present to talk about and show a film of the life of the artist who transformed Somers Town, we pieced together the tale of ‘what happened’ to the finials – stolen, damaged and neglected. It felt, as one […]
Photos of Somers Town built environment at the Welcome Collection in a day of discussion on social housing – Build Up.
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…