Kennard Street - Adult Learning Centre

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The latest plans of this new centre in Silvertown

This project is being partly financed from funds left with the Royal Docks Trust by the former London Docklands Development - click here for more information about these funds.

The new building is built on the site of the old Kennnard Street Community Centre. The new building comprises an Adult Learning and Training Centre at ground floor level with 19 flats on two floors for tenants of East Thames Housing above. It was built via a design and build contract between East Thames Housing and the contractor Higgins entrered into at the end of 2006. The Centre was formally opened in June 200.

Here is a floor plan of the Adult Learning and Training Centre.  Click the thumbnail to see a larger version of the plan

Training Centre Floor Plan Ground Floor Plan (.jpg - 264kb)

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The accomodation in the new Centre includes:

  • Learn Direct IT suite: Available for courses with 'drop-in' learning centre
  • IT suite: Available for courses
  • Childcare training room
  • High-tech multi-craft suite: With brazier, metal work tools, electric woodworking power tools, pottery kiln and tools and other craft equipment
  • Textile suite: With sewing equipment, machines and cutting tables
  • Two classrooms

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The Centre offers various courses including

Business skills Web design Multi-media, internet and email
Childcare and childminding Classroom/teaching assistants Youth work
Paper crafts Needlecrafts Glasswork
Art Dressmaking and soft furnishing Basic Skills
Literacy Numeracy ESOL
Maths English Flower arranging
Calligraphy Beauty Languages


....and more

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The Royal Docks Trust (London)
Registered in England and Wales as a company limited by guarantee: Registration No: 3032232
Registered as a charity: Registration No: 1045057
Registered office: 37 Rushey Green, Catford, London SE6 4AF