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A new multi-arts and cultural centre in the former Thorowgoods building

Really Local Group are excited to be coming to The Blue with a brand new bespoke multi-arts and cultural space in the former Thorowgoods store.

Blue Bermondsey BID has been working closely with Really Local Group and Southwark Council to understand what kind of cultural and community activities local people would like to see in the space.

Your input is vital and we would love to hear what you would like to see in The Blue’s new multi-arts and cultural space .

Please click the link to take part in our survey and let us hear what you would like to happenany Thanks.

“It is our mission to renew existing spaces such as Thorowgoods to better reflect your community, with a design and operation that is representative of South Bermondsey’s needs and aspirations. Through our provision of inclusive and accessible space, this venue will offer a mix of cinema, performance and workspace as well as local food and drink”

Alex Macaulay, Development Director of Really Local Group

The new multi-arts and cultural space will an exciting new addition to the marketplace, which is currently undergoing major regeneration works, which are expected to be completed in July 2021.

View illustrations

The creative team have created a series of illustration to showcase the different spaces across the building. These images are for illustrative purpose only and final designs may vary.


Entrance / Improved connection to the market & the high street
New Multi-arts and Cultural Space in the Blue

Public Hall / Daytime use as food, craft & makers space
New Multi-arts and Cultural Space in the Blue

Public Hall / Evening use as event space

First Floor Gallery / Exhibition space & seating overlooking the market

Public Room / Bar, cafe, co-working & meeting space
New Multi-arts and Cultural Space in the Blue

Public Room / Bar, cafe, co-working & meeting space

3 cinema screens provided over two floors
Architect’s drawing showing the proposal for the new multi-arts and cultural centre in the former Thorowgoods furniture store’

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