Those of you who've brought up children in our area, had a surgery with one of our local councillors or even had a meeting with our MP will probably have visited Bedford House in the passageway that links Lambs Conduit Street with Emerald Street. Much needed redevelopment of the site is nearing completion. Now called Holborn House, the community centre needs furniture - chairs in particular,
You can help the new Holborn House Community Centre by making a donation to buy a new chair for them. Furniture manufacturer, Arpur, has generously offered to supply the chairs at half price.
There are 3 chairs you can choose from: A stackable chair for the new Hall, a colourful chair for Clubroom and Studios, and an ergonomic chair for the Workspace.
Click this link to make a donation.
Juno stackable chairs £65 eachFor the new great hall which will be used for community events, film nights, plays, dance performances, community meetings, dinners & fetes & parties, events hires for weddings, family parties, corporate dinners, rehearsals and castings as well as its daily sporting life for baby gym, soft play, gymnastics, dance, drama, 5 aside football, basketball, over 55s boules, dancing, tai chi (65 chairs)
Catifa studio chairs £95 eachFor the club room and reception studio HCA activities, drop-ins, meeting friends and parents, after school clubs, community groups, language lessons, sewing classes, AGMs, seminars, citizens advice evenings, workshops, event hires, dinners, dance rehearsals, parties. (24 chairs)
Catifa office chairs £460 eachFor the workspace of the dedicated HCA team, volunteers and permanent staff, and in evenings for community use or as a workspace for mentorships, 1 to 1 classes, music lessons, workshops and groups. (5 chairs)
Beginning life as Holborn Boys Club in the 1920s the Community Association is in its centenary year and at 100 years old it is one of the oldest in London. The new Holborn House, on Emerald Street passageway, replaces the previously rundown, inaccessible building. The new building reflects the strength and history of our community, makes the centre and its critical work visible, and creates a welcoming and pleasurable place for everyone.
Holborn House, designed by local practice 6a architects, is an open, outward-looking building providing tall, sunlit new spaces and facilities designed for dual use of community activities and event hires.
The new building has a big character and a big heart -
HCA look forward to welcoming you in!
HCA has gone to enormous efforts to find funding for building the new centre, if you as an individual or as a company would like to help with a larger donation or provide future patronage of one or more services please contact the director directly. HCA would welcome your involvement.