redbridge welcome centre
Redbridge Welcome Centre is a new community and homeless project housed in a spectacular state of the art building on a prominent site in Ilford.
The Welcome Centrehouses drug and alcohol units, training rooms and drop-in facilitiesindramatic double height spaces at ground and 1st floor level. Light and airy residential accommodation is provided in 10 en-suite rooms at 2nd and 3rd floor.
Spaces are flooded with light from fully glazed facades and all rooms have uninterrupted views into a secluded garden at the rear.
The building is composed of a series of folded planes forming a continuous ribbon of structure from pavement entrance ramp to roof.
“The spaces are fantastic... The classes are much more focused now... The building has a feeling about getting things done and moving on.”
Peter Vickers, Life Skills co-ordinator