Competition launched to revamp Barkingside street fronts
[Registration must be completed by 28 January] The London Borough of Redbridge has launched the ‘Barkingside Frontages’ design contest to create a ‘vibrant’ Barkingside town centre
Architects, artists and other design disciplines are invited to form ‘creative collaborations’ with local businesses and organisations to create shop fronts, window displays and ‘public realm interventions’ in pre-selected locations in the area.
The works are divided into shop fronts along High Street Barkingside and the facades of public buildings and facilities.
Projects are divided into three bands according to the budget available. Temporary works are budgeted £1,500, permanent improvements to shop fronts on a small scale are allotted £2,500 and large permanent works to shops or public facilities given £5,000.
Registration must be completed by 28 January
Final submissions are due 18th February
Successful applicants appointed 25 February
Small projects installed 25 March
Window Display Event 12 April
Delivery of larger works due May through to July