art in the public realm, art studio, club, open site, restaurant/bar, walk/tour, event
98c Wallis Road, Main Yard, Hackney Wick, E9 5LN
Repurposed out of a disused sausage factory, Grow was converted into a grassroots venue, community hub, bar and kitchen. This canalside venue is part of an ecosystem of artist studios & small independent businesses & working yard.
Grow is 3 minutes walk from Hackney Wick Overground station and 10 Minutes walk from Stratford via the Queen Elizabeth Park (Olympic Park)
The main indoor area (with bar) is wheelchair accessible, and there is a gender-neutral accessible toilet. Dogs are not permitted after 8pm except for guide and support dogs. Owners should know that loud, amplified music may be played at the venue.
Meet the artists of Grow Studios in Hackney Wick as we open our doors on Sat 9 September. Since 2007, these DIY self-organised repurposed warehouses have provided adaptable and affordable space and a creative home to a community of hundreds or artists, creative practitioners and social entrepreneurs. One of the units is a community canalside venue , GROW, where you expect the usual array of live cultural and community events, with an added twist to help us mark Grow's inclusion in the Open House Festival.
A characterful factory, used for the manufacture of the first manmade plastic, was given a new future as an exemplary 21st century workplace for HTA Design. Our designers will lead tours explaining our renovation decisions and challenges.
HTA Design LLP, 1868
London’s 2012 Games provided a catalyst for regeneration in the Lower Lea Valley. Guided by the Legacy Masterplan, thousands of new homes and jobs are now being created, stitching together existing communities across the former floodplain.
Allies and Morrison with Aecom, 2012
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