Alvaro Barrington's community basketball court

Serpentine, The London Lions Basketball Club and artist Alvaro Barrington have come together in partnership with CONSUL, Tower Hamlets Council and Weavers Adventure Playground in Bethnal Green to create a unique basketball court for the surrounding community and beyond.

It opened to the public with a grand community event on Friday 28th October with representatives from the mayor’s office in attendance.

According to research from The Trust For London, Tower Hamlets is London’s worst-hit borough in terms of child poverty; the court aims to provide a vibrant and free space for kids to play whilst bringing people together from all walks of life for a celebration of sport, art and community.


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