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Support the Fire Station

The South London Gallery has been given the Grade II-listed former Peckham Road Fire Station, which is only 100m from our main site, by an anonymous benefactor. Our vision is to transform this derelict building into a new model of contemporary art space and annexe to the main site. The Fire Station will be a mixed-use, accessible building across four floors, including new galleries, education and event spaces, an open kitchen and a new archive room. The new building will be a place where visitors can learn and engage with contemporary art in a variety of different ways through exhibitions, events and participation in fun creative projects, providing a new hub for the burgeoning creative community of Camberwell and Peckham.

We have raised £3.6m of our overall £4m fundraising target to restore the Fire Station. We now urgently need to raise the final £400,000 in order to open the building to the public in 2018. Please donate today to support us at this historic and transformative moment in the SLG’s history.

Donations of every size will make a difference. If you would like to make an online donation please click here to be taken to a safe and secure donation platform run by The Big Give. Please contact us for further information about how to give: development@southlondongallery.org or you can phone 0207 703 6120.

With thanks to:
Heritage Lottery Fund
Mayor’s London Regeneration Fund
Arts Council England
Garfield Weston Foundation
The Dr. Mortimer and Theresa Sackler Foundation
Trusthouse Charitable Foundation
City Bridge Trust
Viridor Credits
Foyle Foundation
The Wolfson Foundation
Charles Hayward Foundation
The Pilgrim Trust
Antony Gormley
Tracey Emin
Matthew Slotover and Emily King
Sadie Coles HQ
Lisson Gallery
Heritage of London Trust
The Architectural Heritage Fund
and all other supporters.

The South London Gallery is a registered charity, number 312160.


Grid images clockwise from top left: 1: Peckham Road Fire Station, 1905. London Metropolitan Archives, City of London. 2: Vision for the entrance to the Fire Station by 6a Architects. 3: Interior view of the former Peckham Road Fire Station, April 2016. Photo: Andy Stagg. 4. Installation view of a gallery space in the Fire Station during Under the Same Sun: Art From Latin America Today, South London Gallery, 10 June–11 September 2016. Courtesy: Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and the South London Gallery. Photo: Andy Stagg. 5. Pupils from Bellenden Primary School taking part in a workshop. 6. Interior view of the former Peckham Road Fire Station, April 2016. Photo: Andy Stagg.