Woolwich gets a kick up the Arsenal

New hard landscaping to the south of the A206. The change of paving surface indicates the original line of the arsenal’s wall.

Source: David Grandorge

Since the closure of its munitions factories, Woolwich has become one of the most deprived parts of London. But now Witherford Watson Mann’s public realm improvements are leading a major effort to turn the area around

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