A former Hackney office block is to be converted to provide more creative workspaces in the borough.
The site, previously known as Keltan House, located in London Fields is a four-story 1960s building, which was a Hackney Council office until 2015.
The building stands next to a creative studio workspace currently owned by on the corner of Mare Street and Westgate Street.
Eat, Work, Art which converts unused buildings into creative hubs with individual workspaces available for rent and communal spaces for creatives to mingle, has acquired the neighbouring building which will now be renamed .
, founder of Eat, Work, Art said in a press release: “This expansion shows that whilst traditional office developments may be declining, there is growing demand for art spaces. Eat Work Art is dedicated to nurturing creativity and contributing to London’s iconic cultural landscape.”
Netil Corner has been unoccupied for the past two years and will be able to house 100 creative individuals or businesses. Once the completion date is agreed, it will be a space for local creatives and smaller businesses to work alongside more established brands.