Greenwich Dance to leave Charlton House for Thamesmead

NRG Dance by Greenwich Dance
Greenwich Dance will still run projects at Charlton House

Greenwich Dance is leaving Charlton House after being offered a home in a new community centre in Thamesmead.

The charity will move into the Nest Community Building and Library next month, four years after it moved into Charlton from Greenwich Borough Halls, its home since the 1990s.

The switch means Greenwich Dance will now be based over the border in Bexley, but it says it will continue to work in all areas of the borough, including at Charlton House, as well across south London.

Melanie Precious, the chief executive of Greenwich Dance, said: “I am so proud of what we have achieved over the last few years. Under some of the most challenging of circumstances we have continued to be here to provide opportunities for our local residents and support for our dance artists and I’d like to thank Charlton House for supporting us through that period.

“The move to Thamesmead will see us upsize the potential reach of our work, continuing to animate community centres in Greenwich and beyond with dance while also creating even more opportunities for people to make, watch and take part in dance.”

Its neighbours at the Nest, which is next to Southmere Lake, will include a new Bexley Council library and Taco!, an arts group.


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