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Housing Creative Practitioners and Young People in East London

The Hackney Wick and Fish Island creative community is diverse with the potential for permanence. This report focusses on the Hackney Wick and Fish Island (HWFI) and wider East London area but highlights issues which extend well beyond London and the UK. By examining community-led responses to housing issues it highlights global themes of housing affordability, lack of housing supply, gentrification and displacement and changing demand patterns for living and working in the post Covid and digital-age city.

 

Read the report here: Creative Wick Living Lab Community Led Housing research report FINAL April 2022

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Creative Wick Film School 2017 | Premiere

The 2017 Creative Wick Film School gave a select group of young East Londoners the opportunity to learn how to make a short film. This year’s class was mentored by some of Hackney Wick’s best professional film makers, editors and producers from BT Sport as well as returning members of the 2016 class to make 4 new films. “Creative Wick FIlm…
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Building Bridges

There are 13 bridges in Hackney Wick and Fish Island and the ongoing development of the Overground Station by VolkerFitzpatrick will create an underpass linking White Post Lane to the South and Wallis Road to the North, in effect putting the railway line above on another bridge. The Building Bridges project took place in the…
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