THE LIVESEY BUILDING
682 Old Kent Road, London, SE15 1JF
Client: London Borough of Southwark
Contract Value: £40k
Summary of works: Grade II structural repairs to the walls of the rear garden of the former Livesey Museum.
Description of works: To preserve and make safe Grade II listed walls using specialist brick repairs and conservation accepted techniques so that walls are structurally sound.
The Livesey Building was bequeathed by George Livesey, a local benefactor, to the Commissioner for Public Libraries and Museums for the Parish of Camberwell. Closed since 2008 this important building is being bought back to life by the London Borough of Southwark and will be occupied by Treasure House (London) a Community Interest Company.