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COMMUNITY

New Covent Garden sits at the heart of Nine Elms - a thriving, diverse and exciting community. As part of the transformation of the market sites, VINCI St. Modwen and Covent Garden Market Authority is undertaking an wide-ranging programme of community, cultural and artistic projects which root the redevelopment in the local area and leave a lasting legacy.

To find out more about the latest projects that are underway as part of this programme please see the links to our events and news stories below.

MEMORIES OF THE MARKETWHALE MURAL PAINTED ON ST. GEORGE’S PRIMARY SCHOOL PLAYGROUND WALL BY LOCAL ARTIST

On Friday 8th June a beautiful 22 metre-wide mural was painted on the playground wall of St. George’s Primary School in Battersea, thanks to funding and support from New Covent Garden site developers VINCI St. Modwen.

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LONDON FESTIVAL OF ARCHITECTURE 2018

LONDON FESTIVAL OF ARCHITECTURE 2018

VINCI St. Modwen, in partnership with Covent Garden Market Authority, celebrated the opening of the Food Exchange with an exhibition and panel discussion on 6 June for the London Festival of Architecture. 

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MEMORIES OF THE MARKETPeople make places: Clive Bournsell's market photography

Watch the Chocolate Films short following Covent Garden Market photographer Clive Boursnell exploring his relationship with the market and its community since the 1950s.

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MEMORIES OF THE MARKET

MEMORIES OF THE MARKET

VINCI St. Modwen hosted an evening of film and discussion to explore the past, present and future of the Covent Garden Market at the London Festival of Architecture 2017.

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EVENT: London’s Vegetable OrchestraEVENT: London’s Vegetable Orchestra

VINCI St. Modwen and New Covent Garden Market gleefully present you with the ‘Home-Grown’ delights of The London Vegetable Orchestra on 20 May 2017.

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Spring Has Sprung As Thessaly Road BloomsSpring Has Sprung As Thessaly Road Blooms

The Edible Avenue project, a joint venture between developer’s VINCI St. Modwen and The Edible Bus Stop, which has animated the boundary of New Covent Garden Market on Thessaly Road has come to life this Spring.

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The Potting Shed Springs Into ActionThe Potting Shed Springs Into Action

The Potting Shed Programme, which helps to teach local schools and community groups about sustainable gardening and food production, is due to re-launch on Wednesday 29 March.

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