Propose Peckham Weeklies (Images by Alexander Christie) Old Kent Road: A Place of Industry
14 June 2018 to 17 September 2018
Peckham Weeklies are a community interest group formed in 2014. Initiated to make planning of the area local to the Old Kent Road accessible to the wider public.
The group stage exhibitions and events, produce publications, and provide walking tours of the local area.
The exhibition at Compressor Projects focussed on the industries located within an the area which are threatened by rapid residential development.
Objects donated by the diverse business found in the area from Propmakers and breweries to stone carvers and mechanics, are accompanied by a series of photographs by photographer Alexander Christie. The images offer a window into the rarely seen spaces that form a rich and creative industrial area.