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Thamesmead, Texas

Saturday, October 5, 2019 to Saturday, November 30, 2019
Opening Hours: 
open every saturday 12-6pm
Lakeside Centre Southmere Lake Complex 2 Bazalgette Way (formerly Belvedere Road) Thamesmead SE2 9AN

Thamesmead Texas presents a collaboration between artists James Lander and architectural designer Stephanie Chadwick, which engages directly within the built environment and residential community at Thamesmead. Historical records, selected from Lander's researh at archives in Greater London, are brought into question when shown alongside findings from fieldwork. What is to be done when the lived experience of residents falls short of successive architects' plans and aspirations. Part of Art Licks Weekend 2019 Interdependence.

Access Information

Lakeside Centre has step-free access throughout from street level, including to the accessible toilet and 1st and 2nd floors/rooftop (via lift) and is service animal friendly. This venue does not have a hearing loop system.

Accessible parking is available on-site, limited to two spaces however Bazelgette Way offers free parking.  Or come by train as the studios are located only a 10-minute walk from Abbey Wood Station.

If you have any questions regarding accessibility at this venue or event, would like to make us aware of any access requirements that you have in advance of visiting, or would like this information in an alternate format including Easy Read, please email or call 020 8980 774 (Ext. 1)

Travel information

Address: Lakeside Centre, London, SE2 9AN
Nearest ststaion(s): Abbey Wood
Bus: 117, 180, 229, 401, 472, 601, 602, 669, N1,
Parking: Limited on-site parking available.

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About Stephen Turner
Stephen Turner has an established reputation as an artist who engages with places and people, embedding himself in each place to explore the relationships between communities and location, with a specific focus upon the environment and our impact upon it and the people who live there. His work has taken him around the world, practicing and exhibiting internationally across Canada, from Kyoto in Japan to Sturovo, Slovakia and Roeselare, Belgium to Edinburgh, Sunderland and London.