Conversion of listed former kitchen and coal store to cafe and training/education space. Part of landscape masterplan for whole reservoir site to further develop urban wetland habitat. Substantial structural work to stabilise the superstructure and creation of rooftop terrace for viewing birdlife and long vistas across reservoirs. As a result of the works the building has been removed from the Heritage at Risk Register.
Client: London Wildlife Trust
Collaboration: Allen Scott Landscape
Context: Grade 2 listed structure; London urban reservoir
Awards: Hackney Design Award Peopls Choice
Corten entrance structure, internal staircase and café tables designed and built by Design + Weld