Application in for new Brixton rooftop bar

front desk international house3Space International House, Canterbury Crescent has applied for planning permission and  a licensing application for a rooftop bar.

international housePublic consultation is for the conversion of the top two floors of the former council office block.

The conversion will include work, education, conferencing, exhibition, dining and bar space.

If applications are successful 3Space intends on having it fitted and open in September.

The plans can be viewed and comments on Lambeth planning portal at here

The project is to be oversee by Don Cools-Lartigue, founder of Street Feast, which in recent years has pioneered night market culture in London, including renovation of old warehouses, builders merchants and train stations. Upon completion the project will be called The Civic for 3Space.

The consultation had attracted 26 supporters and six objections on 19 June 2019. Supporters say “This is a brilliant idea, not only for the staff who work in the building, but also for the residents of Brixton! A great space for the whole community to enjoy, it’s about time Brixton had a modern, elevated social space like this! Fully support and really hope it happens!”

Objectors raise concerns about the late opening hours and attendant noise problems when users spill out onto the residential streets surrounding the building. International House, now run by 3Space. As a creative workspace with a social purpose, is the first London Living Wage building in London. It is also home to Brixton Media CiC, publisher of the Bugle and Brixton Blog.