Thomas Sinden have started work on site at Fish Island Village in Hackney Wick, East London, to carry out the design and build fit out of nine ground floor commercial units on behalf of Peabody and Hill Group.

Located in one of the ‘Olympic Fringe’ neighbourhoods fronting the Hertford Union Canal, Fish Island Village is a 2.85 hectare mixed-use joint venture development with Peabody and Hill, which comprises 600 quality new homes and c57,000 sqft of commercial space.

Peabody is working with purpose-led workspace provider The Trampery, to establish a campus for fashion and creative start-ups with dedicated studio space, manufacturing facilities, and social spaces. Thomas Sinden are working on delivering flexible commercial space for fashion designers and entrepreneurs, along with workshops, maker spaces, cafes and function rooms.

Paul Cooke, Business Development Director of Thomas Sinden said, “We are delighted that we can bring the benefits of our multi sector experience to this resident focussed project, which has been delivered by Peabody and Hill’s Joint Venture and look forward to delivering the fit out to these important commercial spaces aimed at benefiting the local community.”

James McMylor, Peabody’s Regional Director said: “We are pleased to be working with Thomas Sinden to deliver invaluable commercial space for fashion and creative start-ups in the heart of Hackney Wick. These spaces will help harness The Trampery’s creative energy to establish a campus filled with the facilities they need to excel, benefitting the local community.”

Charles Armstrong, Founder and CEO of The Trampery said “It’s thrilling to see Thomas Sinden’s expert team bringing the innovative workspace interior designed by Bureau de Change Architects to life. When completed Fish Island Village will be a new anchor for Hackney Wick’s creative community, and Europe’s largest campus for sustainable fashion.”