Changes in Wood St

The London Borough of Waltham Forest is currently devising a 15 year plan for Wood Street, to view the plans and contribute your views to them, please see this article.

Wood Street is benefiting from a programme of public projects to enhance the character of this street. These include the projects below.

The programme is supported by London Borough of Waltham Forest and the Mayor’s Outer London Fund, which is helping increase the vibrancy and growth of high street places across London. Within Waltham Forest, Wood Street it is one of nine key regeneration areas benefiting from shop front improvements in their plan to create better high streets across the borough.

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Round 1 Outer London Funding

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Art Interventions

A series of public artworks and interventions for Wood Street. The Art Interventions in Wood Street were given the collective title of Wood Street Inside Out. It is a programme…

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Feature and Festive Lighting Scheme

Festive lighting along the length of Wood Street and in the Plaza developed by Creatmosphere in collaboration with East architecture, landscape, urban design. The colours of the tubular lights will…

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Indoor Market

Wood Street Indoor Market in East London is a unique historical market, and is only a 10 minute walk from Walthamstow Village in E17 or a 2 minute walk from…

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Round 2 Outer London Funding

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Events

A cultural programme of events was held in Wood Street in 2012 which included open air cinemas, dancing and a silent disco. More events are coming up in 2013 with…

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Business Support

To add to the longevity of some of the projects taking place on Wood Street visual merchandise training was offered to businesses along the length of Wood Street. Vision on,…

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Plaza/Playground

Planning permission has been granted for proposals by East architecture, landscape, urban design to improve the playground. The works are expected to go on site after the summer. A)  It…

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Woodside School Boundary

Improvements are being made to both boundaries of Woodside School. Cath Campbell is working with East architecture, landscape, urban design to develop a series of art interventions along the school boundary….

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Shop Front Improvement Scheme

This scheme designed by East architecture, landscape, urban design provides improvements to shop fronts across three parades of shops on Wood Street.  The scheme provides more significant improvements than SHOPPORTUNITY…

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Shopportunity

(There’s a new update about the Shopportunity project here.) Creative partnerships between artists/designers/makers and local traders/service providers will produce improvements which engender a sense of delight and pride, and help the…

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