Old Kent Road: talks and exhibition

June 14, 2017

On Saturday 24th June from 6:30pm Prof. Mark Brearley will discuss the future of industries in the city and introduce the  exhibition of the Old Kent Road economy produced by Cass Cities from London Metropolitan University. This exhibition will remain at the Livesey Exchange from the 23rd June onwards and evolve over the coming months. … Continue reading “Old Kent Road: talks and exhibition”

Old Kent Road: hands-on workshops

June 5, 2017

On Saturday 24th June Livesey Exchange is becoming a hub for hands-on making and insight, giving local people a way-in to this sometimes hard to enter world. Local businesses will run workshops to share their skills, and show what kind of things are produced in the area and at the Livesey Exchange. The Old Kent Road (OKR) … Continue reading “Old Kent Road: hands-on workshops”

Old Kent Road: look behind closed doors

Guided tours on the 23. June will offer a window into the Old Kent Road’s wider industrial goings-on, taking visitors behind closed doors to see businesses in action. The Old Kent Road (OKR) is one of London’s oldest roads, and for well over a century it has been at the centre of an area alive with industry. From hats, costume, tin … Continue reading “Old Kent Road: look behind closed doors”

Drawing A Blank

May 17, 2017

An exhibition by Frank LeBon and Hanna Moon opens on 17th June. Drawing A Blank will show several works from the artists alongside other names, and promises to be ’14 mini exhibitions’ in one. For more info and an interview with the artists read DAZED

Crowdfund London

April 25, 2017

Come along to the Crowdfund London information evening at the Livesey Exchange on Wednesday 26th April 6-8pm. Spacehive will run a workshop on how to start a crowdfunding project. Watch the Crowdfund London film

made with Norfolk flint

April 6, 2017

Ledbury Estate Architect: GLC Architects Department Built: mid-1960sSize: 16 blocks The concrete panels of these twelve-storey towers were faced with Norfolk flint. The Ledbury Estate in Peckham is a great example of the kind of post-war building most overlooked by fans of modern architecture. The low- and high-rise blocks on the estate were built using … Continue reading “made with Norfolk flint”

Toolbox making

On the 22nd March the Power Project lead another toolbox making workshop and were excited to have Jeanette Mason, the chair fo the Ledbury Estate Tenant and Resident Association take part. The Power Project is run by James Green, Maya Alvarado and Louise Colgan. Material was sponsored by Pempeople.        

Livesey Exchange OPEN DAY Sat.14th January 1-4pm

December 6, 2016

Thanks to everyone who came along to the open day and to all those who helped to organise it. The clamp making in the Livesey workshop and the mobile forge were a great trial of what is about to come. Latin American dancers, ukolele performances, bubble blowing combined with architectural drawings and a model made … Continue reading “Livesey Exchange OPEN DAY Sat.14th January 1-4pm”

Funding for building work secured

November 30, 2016

Great news! Livesey Exchange has successfully attracted capital funding from the Mayor’s Regeneration Fund with match funding from Southwark Council, Southwark Tenant Fund and Airbnb. Building works is scheduled to commence in 2017.

Mayor’s crowdfunding programme

Three exciting projects have been successfully crowdfunded in Southwark and are ready to move forward. Peckham Lido, Peckham Coal Line and The Livesey Exchange on Old Kent Road need your feedback on what’s happened so far, to help shape the next steps. Add you comments here

Workspace exhibiton at NLA 13.10.-17.12.

Livesey Exchange proposals will be part of an exhibition at the New London Architecture Centre ‘Shaping London’s future workspaces’ 13.October – 17.December 2017 ‘This exhibition discusses the changing nature of work in a time of flux: both internationally, technologically and culturally. What do we need for the future? Where will we working?’ ‘With ever increasing … Continue reading “Workspace exhibiton at NLA 13.10.-17.12.”