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£60m Poplar Baths scheme out to tender

10 Oct 11 The Grade II listed Poplar Baths in east London, derelict since 1988, are to be brought back to life under £60m plans being advanced by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

Derelict Poplar Baths
Derelict Poplar Baths

The council is advertising for a development partner to build housing on two sites as well as refurbish the baths.

Under the Poplar Baths and Dame Colet lease back scheme, the chosen development and operation partner will undertake the design, planning, construction and then operation on a lease back basis of a number of facilities on two sites. The facilities will comprise: the refurbishment and conversion of Poplar Baths into a community sports facility including swimming facilities; affordable housing units to the rear; affordable housing and a community centre on the Dame Colet and Haileybury site on Ben Johnson Road.

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