Introduction to the Lounge
The Deptford Lounge provides a range of community services including a public library, computer labs, study areas, lounge 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.
Deptford Lounge is a visually striking, gold fronted, contemporary building on Giffin Square, situated just off Deptford’s bustling high street and a two minute walk from Deptford Station.
Designed by architects Pollard Thomas Edwards (PTEa), the Deptford Lounge is an innovative community resource, developed as part of a three part build in central Deptford. Alongside Tidemill Academy and Resolution Studios the Deptford Lounge facilitates a wealth of services for the surrounding community, including regular community events held in the building’s public spaces.
Deptford Lounge has won a number of awards:
- Best Built Project Community Scale, London Planning Awards 2012/13
- Culture & Community category, New London Awards 2012
- Unbuilt category, World Architecture News Awards 2011