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Self-built Straw Bale Building, Hackney City Farm

Self-built Straw Bale Building, Hackney City Farm

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Built with a 'no-compromise' policy, all materials used are environmentally sound. Straw bale walls, lime and clay render; other components are reclaimed/recycled materials. Also see 'Magnificent Container', a NLA award-winning project space for Magnificent Revolution and competition-winning Sill to Sill scaffold board shop extension.


Address Hackney City Farm, 1a Goldsmith's Row E2 8QA

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Sat - 11.30am-4pm. Sun - 11.30am-4pm. First come basis..Last entry 3.45pm..

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Year 2007.

How to get thereTube/Rail: Bethnal Green, Liverpool Street;

 Rail: Cambridge Heath, Haggerston;

 Bus: 26,55,48.

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Entry: Straw Bale Building, farm site.

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  • A Architect / Engineer present
  • B Bookshop
  • C Childrens Activities
  • D Disabled Access
  • G Green Features
  • N Open To Public most days free of charge
  • P Parking
  • Q Long Queues Likely
  • R Refreshments
  • T Toilets

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