Plans for Wool Yard in Woolwich

Date Published 29 August 2017

The founder of market and venue Pop Brixton is planning a replica of his enterprise set in shipping containers in Woolwich.

Carl Turner Architects has lodged plans with Greenwich council to use 32 shipping containers on a vacant car park opposite Lidl supermarket in Woolwich, for a project called Wool Yard. The plan is to develop 'a dynamic community of retailers, restaurants and local enterprises'.

The area which is subject to planning permission, will also include space that can be used as shared offices and studios for start-ups.

Turner said the development 'will bring much-needed affordable work and leisure space to the centre of Woolwich, which we hope will transform a disused site into a hub of creative activity and enterprise for the benefit of the community'.