CGI of new Plumstead Library

Greenwich: leisure centre with expanded facilities to open in February

The new Plumstead Centre now has an opening date, with the library, leisure centre and social hub all opening their doors in February after a £16m refurbishment.

News Shopper: A sensitive refurbishment of a Grade II Listed building and a new contemporary extension, that combines Library, Leisure and Cultural facilities all under one roof. Image: Hawkins/Brown
CGI of new library under construction

The Grade II listed building used to house the old Plumstead library, but has undergone a Greenwich Council-led 15-month refurbishment to create a new, modernised library as well as expanding to include a leisure centre, community rooms and a cafe.

The newly-titled Plumstead Centre, which did see costs rise to £16.6m during the project, will now open its doors for the first time on Monday, February 10, just to library customers at first.

Plumstead Library has been temporarily housed on part of the Abbey Street car park since August 2018 to ensure children and residents still had access to library services during the renovation…

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Main image: “A sensitive refurbishment of a Grade II Listed building and a new contemporary extension, that combines Library, Leisure and Cultural facilities all under one roof.” Hawkins/Brown architects

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