Transformation Archive

Building Work

Frequently asked questions about the building work taking place around and near to Gnome House.

The demolition site behind Gnome House: November 2015

On Friday 6th November I was given acess to photograph the demolition site behind Gnome House. Only fragments of this huge site are visible from Blackhorse Lane. As you’ll see it’s a huge project to demolish the

Gnome House transformed in 12 seconds!

  Watch Gnome House transformed in 12 seconds! The building development actually took 10 months and changed Gnome House from an crumbling old factory into a beautiful new creative space for the whole community. You can see

Gnome House’s new sign!

It was really exciting to see Gnome House’s new sign installed above the cafe. A huge thank-you to Jonathan Maker and Anna Alcock for collaborating on the design. You can see the new sign (and Gnome House

Gnome House’s refurbishment January 2015

These photos were taken on January 29th 2015 and show the later stages of Gnome House’s refurbishment. Click on a thumbnail below to open the gallery

CGI of new Gnome House entrance

This new CGI show gives a good indication of how Gnome House’s new entrance will look. This is the side elevation which can be viewed from the adjacent car park (and not from Blackhorse Lane.) The new

Inside Gnome House – December 2014

The last few months have seen amazing progress in the transformation of Gnome House – but only a small part of the change is visible from the street. So, these two ‘before & after’ animations show the

Gnome House – The Plans

KEY 1. This will be an outdoor seating area for the cafe and the new main entrance for Gnome House. 2. The meeting room – available for hire. 3. Community creative space – available for hire. 4.

Inside Gnome House