639 High Road, Tottenham (2)

MQT on 2014-11-19
Session date: 
November 19, 2014
Question By: 
Joanne McCartney
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


What changes have you made/plan to make regarding the operation of 639 High Road, Tottenham?


Answer for 639 High Road, Tottenham (2)

Answer for 639 High Road, Tottenham (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

12 months into the 639 Community Enterprise project the GLA Regeneration team began investigating ways to strengthen the offer by changing how services are delivered and by attracting additional operators. This has led to 3 specific changes:

1.              The building is approx. 90% full and the supported units are at a premium. London Youth Support Trust proposes to adapt the 639 co-working model so that it includes an offer of early engagement with emerging businesses before they are offered supported space.

2.              An employability lab to introduce pupils at local schools to the world of work through challenges and work placements with a number of leading corporations in fashion retail and tech industries will be delivered by MyKindaCrowd (MKC).

3.              The Tottenham Regeneration team are relocating from Wood Green to 639.