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 28 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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