• View of Great Arthur House and the Golden Lane Community Centre
  • Plan of the restoration for the Community Centre
  • View of the Community Centre with Great Arthur House in the background
  • Reception area
  • Great Arthur House
  • Screen
  • Swimming pool
  • View of the Community Centre and pond

Golden Lane Estate

Chamberlin, Powell and Bon

place
Golden Lane Estate, Fann Street, EC1Y 0RD
info_outline
Partial disabled access, Toilets, Full disabled access, Refreshments
Golden Lane is one of Britain’s most important post war housing developments - Grade II and II* listed. The Estate includes a community centre, recently restored tower block and new children's playground and the allotments.

Access

Saturday 22nd

Open 10am–5pm

(max visitors 60)

group
  • Resident-led tour of the Estate every 90 mins (11am-4pm) max 15 per tour
event
  • Night and Day - The Arena Time Machine is a continuous film montage, shown in real time, using only footage from the extensive Arena archive, edited to remain in sync with the day and night. (Continous film show)

Sunday 23rd

Open 10am–5pm

(max visitors 60)

group
  • Resident-led tour of the Estate every 90 mins (11am-4pm) max 15 per tour
event
  • Night and Day - The Arena Time Machine is a continuous film montage, shown in real time, using only footage from the extensive Arena archive, edited to remain in sync with the day and night. (Continous film show)

Design

Original design
Chamberlin, Powell and Bon, 1957
Restoration
Studio Partington, 2018
Restoration
John Robertson Architects, 2018
Restoration
Muf Art and Architecture, 2018
Type
Walk/tour, Public realm/landscape, Housing, Garden, Community/cultural
Period
Post-war, Contemporary