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Grade II Poplar Baths to be given new lease of life

Andrea Klettner, Building Design

Tower Hamlets approves plans by Pringle Richards Sharratt

Pringle Richards Sharratt has received planning permission to overhaul the grade II listed Poplar Baths in Tower Hamlets, east London.

The £36 million project includes the restoration and extension of the baths to include a leisure centre, cafe and gym, as well as 60 new council homes at the site.

Rabina Khan, cabinet member for housing, said: “As well as providing excellent facilities that the community can enjoy, this scheme will is so important because of the additional, much-needed homes it will bring.”

Construction work is scheduled to complete by the end of 2015.

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