Friary Court, Crutched Friars, EC1

City of London

Entrant's Summary: Proactive City planners were instrumental in finding a new permanent home for the Migration Museum in Friary Court, 3,100 sqm, over three floors of exhibition, educational, art, cultural, café, and training space, with substantial public realm benefits and prominent multi-aspect frontages. The Museum celebrates migration, the lifeblood of London and the City. The Museum will be part of a 770 unit (35% affordable) student accommodation scheme addressing chronic London wide shortfall in student accommodation, supporting our young people, London’s Higher Educational offer and introducing a dynamic new demographic forging a 7 day and evening inclusive, welcoming City for all communities