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Old Poplar Library
45 Gillender Street
E14 6RN
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Leaside Regeneration Ltd and its partners are proud to launch the marketing of Old Poplar Library.

The restoration and conversion of this fine Grade 11 Listed Building will be one of the centrepieces in the regeneration of the Leaside area.

A number of key organisations - highlighted below - have collaborated in planning and implementing this major project:

HoltopThe Heritage of London Trust Operations Ltd (HOLTOP) who commissioned the works and whose job it is to take vulnerable listed buildings like the Library off the English Heritage "At Risk" register;


The European Union, through the Government Office for LondonThe European Union, through the Government Office for London, has contributed a grant of £500,000. Without this the project would simply not have been viable;

European Union - Government Office for London

English HeritageEnglish Heritage themselves who provided a grant of £50,000 and who have consistently supported the project;

English Heritage

Tower HamletsThe London Borough of Tower Hamlets, the owners of the Library, who agreed to dispose of a long lease for a peppercorn to enable the project to proceed;

Tower Hamlets

The Architectural Heritage FundThe Architectural Heritage Fund who provided vital loan capital to enable HOLTOP to commission the works;

The Architectural Heritage Fund

London Development AgencyThe London Development Agency who, through Leaside Regeneration Ltd, provided a grant of £100,000 for the improvement of the outstanding Library façade;

London Development Agency

Heritage of London TrustThe Heritage of London Trust with a grant of £5,000 towards the cost of restoring the mosaic floor, a feature of the entrance hall and part of the ground floor accommodation; and

Heritage of London Trust

Leaside RegenerationLeaside Regeneration who, with HOLTOP, initiated the project and who will become the new owners of the Library and be responsible for managing the common areas over the whole site.

Leaside Regeneration

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