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What Deptford Lounge has to offer

Introduction to the Lounge

The Deptford Lounge provides a range of community services including a public library, computer labs, study areas, café, room hire, events and a roof-top ball court. Situated in Giffin Square, just off Deptford’s bustling high street, the Lounge is part of an innovative community development that connects and shares facilities with state-of-the-art primary school Tidemill Academy, and includes Resolution Studios, a development of affordable apartments, studios and exhibition space.

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Library + ICT Suite

The library sits at the heart of the Deptford Lounge. Occupying the ground floor, it is a warm and inviting place to browse the bookshelves, study, make use of the free wi-fi or relax with a newspaper. The ICT Suite has 9 PCs and a further 10 Macs with a variety of design software in the adjacent room.

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Tidemill Academy

Tidemill Academy is a successful, innovative and happy community school in Deptford, South East London. It is a two-form entry school with a Speech and Language Resource Base which serves children from both Tidemill and other Lewisham schools. With the inclusion of its Nursery, Tidemill Academy has the capacity for approximately 480 children.

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Resolution Studios

Opposite the railway arches at the back of the new build is Resolution Studios- 38 affordable apartments with nine studios for local businesses and an exhibition space. Enclave gallery and the artists’ studios are brought together and managed by local art group TemporaryContemporary.

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The Lounge Café

Located in the library space, the Lounge Café offers world class coffee from John Street Beverage, delicious cakes, refreshing cold beverages and tasty food such as sandwiches, soups and salads. A great place for a meeting, a catch up with friends, a hard day of studying or a relaxing read of your latest library book…. Read more »

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Redstart Arts

Redstart Arts aims to develop and deliver visual arts for adults with learning disabilities. They act as a platform for artists with learning disabilities, enabling them to work collaboratively with creative professionals to create high quality art, installations or products that have a valued place within the visual and applied arts world. Formed in 2011… Read more »

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ASTIS the Deptford Psychotherapy Centre

ASTIS the Deptford Psychotherapy Centre has created a therapy room on the third floor of the Deptford Lounge which provides a comfortable and confidential space for the provision of private counselling and psychotherapy. Four experienced, BACP accredited practitioners share the use of the room so appointments can be offered to individuals between the hours of… Read more »

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Stroke Association

The Stroke Association is a leading charity which wants to change the world for people affected by stroke. We support stroke survivors to make the best possible recovery; campaign to improve stroke care and get stroke the attention it deserves; and we fund research to develop new treatments and ways of preventing stroke. For more… Read more »

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Hothouse at Deptford Lounge

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