South London: say goodbye to Peckham Car Park, say hello to Peckham Levels. The six-storey structure is to be turned into a ‘creative community space’ by Pop Community Ltd, a collaboration between award-winning architect Carl Turner and property start-up The Collective. You can take at look at the recently released plans in detail over at www.peckhamlevels.org and, if you’re a local resident, sign up for a focus group to have your say.
So what is The Collective promising? Basically it’s a space – 40,000 sq ft and counting – for local artists and entrepreneurs to do their thing, with room available on occasion for local community groups. They also hope to create 600 jobs as part of the project. Another bonus is that it will give artists the chance to say ‘I’m working on multiple levels’ and actually mean it.
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