Category: Blog

Regeneration Photo Blog – Breaking Ground

By Karen Hart and Keith Greenough At last the day arrived when I placed our precious building into the hands of the contractor who will be restoring and transforming Toynbee Hall over the coming year.  Over 5 years in the planning, the progress in the first 5 weeks of construction has been very encouraging. The…
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Turning the bad into good – How we used paper to signify our advice services at The City of London Community Fair

By Helen Evans, Advice Services Team Manager Helen Evans, Advice Services Team Manager at Toynbee Hall attended the City of London Community Fair to promote the City Advice service. City Advice is a free advice service that offers confidential and impartial advice to help people in the City of London manage their everyday problems. It’s…
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Regeneration Photo Blog – The first and second floor

By Carole Macqueen and Keith Greenough The first and second floors of our Grade II listed halls are the areas most in need of repair and where I think we will see some of the biggest change. These floors were once the home of our Residential Volunteers but the rooms haven’t been occupied for many…
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Regeneration Photo Blog – From the ground upwards

By Graham Fisher and Keith Greenough By Graham Fisher, Chief Executive, Toynbee Hall The vision behind our regeneration has been well documented and you can find more about this here. This first blog focuses on the ground floor. The photographs shown below are of the ground floor of the halls, the venue for the meetings,…
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The Regeneration Photo Blog: An Introduction

By Graham Fisher, Chief executive, Toynbee Hall We have been planning our regeneration project since I joined Toynbee Hall 8 years ago. Now it is finally upon us there is a mixture of both excitement and anticipation. Moving our staff and services into temporary premises at the start of 2016 was a significant milestone and…
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