Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Forgotten Spaces London - Hammersmith and Fulham

  • Comment

Flyovers, walk-unders and mini-golf: all the Forgotten Spaces London 2013 entries for Hammersmith and Fulham

Town Hall Treasure by B&W Architecture Allan Baird Richard Winterton with Mustafa Erdem

Town Hall Treasure

Hidden behind the 1930’s proud brick facades of Hammersmith Town Hall on King Street W6 is a forgotten space, a wonderful internal courtyard. The Town Hall Treasure scheme transforms this into a new space, a dynamic arts and community centre.

Hammersmith and Fulham

Flyover_Playunder by Teresa Kokot, Grace Lam, Yvonne Koay, Carmelo Arancon


Urban Romanticism in Hammersmith; creating a place for interaction and blossoming relationships against a social backdrop. Inspired by texts on Venice as a city embodying the notion of romance.

Hammersmith and Fulham

Forgotten People by Sally Kimmis of Fleurs de Filles


Forgotten People, and Forgotten Spaces often come together out of desperation and poverty. This proposal links the two in a positive way both ameliorating people and places in turn lives!

Hammersmith and Fulham

Hammersmith Junction by Dawn Latham, Anne-Marie Pereira de Mello (collaborating as RIFRUF)

Hammersmith Junction

Take a walk under the flyover, discover Hammersmith past and present, if that whets your appetite go further. Discover the River! Take a leisurely walk from the river to the shopping mall and back again…up-cycle, recycle, join in, create, enjoy!

Hammersmith and Fulham

Under_Art by Nikolai Almeida and Suchitaa Mistry


The proposal aims to transform the flyover undercarriage through the promotion of art from members of the community. Artists from all levels would have the opportunity to create and display their work alongside community activities at regular art renewals.

Hammersmith and Fulham

Wood Lane Urban Park by Nathan Noack

Wood Lane Urban Park

Providing a multi-functional park, Wood Lane Urban Park provides a multi layered urban space that incorporates multiple activities to allow diversity of use for the community.

Hammersmith and Fulham

Mini-golf Open:Hammersmith by Aaron Ho and Shirla Tse

Mini-golf Open:Hammersmith

2 mini-golf devices to exploit the potentials of the often underused basement gaps in British houses- by advancing the private resident’s basement space, and in return to welcome its contribution to the public realm by engaging in households’ open golfing.

Hammersmith and Fulham

Bee Connected by Joney Muriel Ramirez and Carlos Padron

Bee Connected

‘Bee connected’ seeks to create a hexagonal elevated grid over the train tracks; creating a unique space. A community garden where locals could have a space to relax and share.

Hammersmith and Fulham

Garden Square by Kristina Reingoldt

Garden Square

‘It is not physical density itself, but the richness of a place that influences people.’ - Julie Campoli. The place, that brings people together.

Hammersmith and Fulham

Green Canopy Walk by Ying Qiu, Dongni Yao and Juan Rodriguez

Green Canopy Walk

The theme is evergreen plants of various shades (i.e. Ivy) scaling the underside of the flyover creates a green canopy, along with patterned structures of one continuous material - corten steel to suspend the parts of the site.

Hammersmith and Fulham

‘Looking Glass’ Pavilion by Rebecca Cooper, Ciaran Colyer and Andrew Mapley

'Looking Glass' Pavilion

The ‘Looking Glass’ Pavilion introduces light, transparency and playfulness into this forgotten space, as well as strengthening the connections between surrounding places of interest and buildings.

Hammersmith and Fulham

Pad Precinct by Kiran Sharma and Paul Harvey

Pad Precinct

The pad precinct is a reappropriation of space by community, aided by a series of interventions dissolving the barrier presented by the flyover. The pads have unique characters, and host a variety of activities that relate to the wider site.

Hammersmith and Fulham

Ping Pong Flyover by Studio Of Cinematic Architecture

Ping Pong Flyover

The covered space under the Hammersmith flyover is taken over to create the largest public ping pong area in the world. 60 bright blue all-weather, table-tennis tables are located over a bright green all-weather playing surface.

Hammersmith and Fulham

Sparkles by Dmitry Ivanoff and Petra Lai Sze Lui


Inspired by expandable Hoberman sphere, the proposal for the area beneath the Hammersmith Flyover consists of spherical structures, called ‘Sparkles’, which provide location-specific points of interest and commerce, encourage cultural tourism, and enhance existing spatial qualities.

Hammersmith and Fulham

The Piers by Jon Rowe

The Piers

The Piers is an ever-evolving vibrant zone beneath the Hammersmith Flyover. It provides spaces for small-scale commercial and creative enterprises in a location that already benefits from high footfall.

Hammersmith and Fulham

Through the Looking Glass by Karl Mok and Shaobo Wu

Through the Looking Glass

A sculptural intervention designed to be a subtly striking extension of the area and its emotive setting. The reflective phantasmagoria sucks in Hammersmith while amplifying its temporal qualities.

Hammersmith and Fulham

Undergrowth by Jason Malipol, Judiel Pasia and Kunimasa Hayashi


Through the clean air fund, TFL have been able to tackle the issue of air pollution and in keeping with the work they have done we propose for the land beneath the Flyover to be used for green infrastructure.

Hammersmith and Fulham

Urban Jungle by 7-10 Architecture (Ana Dabija and Dragos Suba)

Urban Jungle

The ‘Walk-over’ rises and falls along the Flyover, repairing a broken journey for the pedestrians. Allows new viewpoints and access to an unexpected garden, isolated from traffic noise, where one can enjoy a grasp of wildlife through the ‘urban jungle’.

Hammersmith and Fulham

Walled Intervention by Place Architecture and Design - Sinead Hagerty and Katie Wilmot

Walled Intervention

‘Walled Intervention’ proposes a series of sculptural structures below the A4 flyover in Hammersmith. They are designed to reinforce views towards key buildings, bringing activity to an underused area by linking existing community facilities and creating opportunities for new ones.

Hammersmith and Fulham

Hammersmith Flyover by Annalise Johns

Hammersmith Flyover

Beneath the Flyover. This proposals seeks to revitalise the space beneath the Hammersmith Flyover by creating leisure facilities for the local residents and by introducing much needed planting.

Hammersmith and Fulham

Rainfall Pavilion by Nicholas Hare Architects

Rainfall Pavilion

A concrete and glass café pavilion that uses filtered rainwater, collected from the A4 flyover above, to alleviate traffic noise and demonstrate grey water recycling and storm water collection.

Hammersmith and Fulham

Re-Inflating The Gasometer by Oliver Sims OAT Studio

Re-Inflating The Gasometer

A playful masterplan for Imperial Wharf Gasworks in South West London embracing the at present, decaying, but still beautiful historic industrial revolution structures and redeveloping them into a modern use that will safeguard and re-imagine their future.

Hammersmith and Fulham



  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.

Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.

Related Jobs

AJ Jobs