Nile Street Building, Hackney Housing, London Residential, Hoxton Property Design

Nile Street Building Shoreditch

Hoxton Property, Shoreditch, East Londondesign by Munkenbeck + Marshall Architects, UK

12 Nov 2012

Nile Street Building

Date built: 2006

Architect: Munkenbeck + Marshall Architects

New photos © Adrian Welch from 12 Nov 2012:

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Photographs © Adrian Welch Sep 2010:

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Nile Street : Peabody Trust Affordable housing, Old Street, east London

Programme: 175 homes

RIBA Awards 2006 – London : East London

Client: Peabody Trust

Location: Nile Street, London, England, UK

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Peabody Trust
Peabody (Peabody Trust), founded in 1862, is one of London’s oldest and largest housing associations with around 27,000 properties. It is also a charity and urban regeneration agency. The organisation was originally named the Peabody Donation Fund, and now brands itself simply as “Peabody”.

The Trust was founded in 1862 by London-based American banker George Peabody, who in the 1850s had developed a great affection for London, and determined to make a charitable gift to benefit it. His initial ideas included a system of drinking fountains (comparable to the Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association scheme actually set up by Samuel Gurney and Edward Thomas Wakefield in 1859), or a contribution to the “ragged schools” of the Earl of Shaftesbury.

In 859, however, he settled on establishing a model dwellings company. Three years later he launched the Peabody Donation Fund. The aim of the organisation, he said, would be to “ameliorate the condition of the poor and needy of this great metropolis, and to promote their comfort and happiness”.

The Peabody Trust was later constituted by Act of Parliament, stipulating its objectives to work solely within London for the relief of poverty. This was to be expressed through the provision of model dwellings for the capital’s poor.
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