Looking back on significant projects and proud practice achievements from the past half century
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On the River Thames at Rotherhithe next to famous Mayflower is the towering Victorian edifice of Thames Tunnel Mills, named after Brunel’s famous tunnel which was dug almost alongside. Before the red braces, big earrings and even bigger mobile phones swept in to the docks, Hunt Thompson Associates were working with the owners of Thames Tunnel Mills to establish the feasibility of its conversion for a new use as social housing. Shortly after it was listed Grade II.
In use until the early 1960s it was decaying and fire damaged but ...