Foundry to be demolished!!

..and yes it’s true!

The Hackney council approved plans to pull down the building which accommodates the only pub that I loved when I lived in London. Foundry’s place will take a 18-storey hotel in a cylinder shape…crap!

Foundry wasn’t only a pub. It was an art gallery and a pub. Outside of Foundry, Banksy had made a huge 6 meter rat with a knife and fork over which the building’s owners have constructed a protective wooden covering. Thank god, the council specified its intention for the safe removal and retention of the artwork.

you can read more here in the guardian’s article by Esther Addley.

pity…

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