01 February 2013
A top team of
architects have helped guide the restoration and development of the Thames
Reach Employment Academy in Camberwell, which is due to officially open later
this spring and which will help thousands of unemployed and formerly homeless
people find work.
Peter Barber Architects developed the designs and concepts behind the dramatic
transformation of the Grade II listed building set over 20,000 square feet on
its Peckham Road site.
the architectural and consultative expertise offered by Peter Barber, Thames
Reach would have not been able to realise the vision for the Employment
Barber said: “It has been heart-warming to watch this beautiful
building restored to its former glory and really brilliant that it will be
returned to public use, pretty much in the spirit which leads to its
inception over a hundred years ago. This is an incredibly ambitious initiative
and it’s wonderful to see Thames Reach’s vision coming to fruition.”
Thames Reach's property development manager Steven McIntosh said: "Peter Barber
Architects have shown great dedication and imagination during the course of this challenging project. They have worked tirelessly to restore the historic building
and have designed a striking, brand new annexe around a beautiful central
courtyard. The completed project has been rightly widely praised by both visitors to the academy and design professionals alike."
you would like to find out more about how you
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please contact us on 020 3617 6070.
Peter Barber Architects