Paul Augarde

Paul Augarde

Director of Innovation, Poplar Harca
Poplar Works is the product of a proud partnership between Poplar HARCA, The Trampery and London College of Fashion, UAL, and is part of the Fashion District. Located in the heart of Poplar, it’s a new space which combines low-cost studios, enterprise progammes and training facilities to give start up fashion designers and makers the support they need to grow, whilst helping more east Londoners find work in the fashion sector. It is set to open in Summer 2019, with studios available to let from September 2019. Paul is Director of Placemaking at Poplar HARCA, leading the award-winning Accents team to deliver innovative social, economic and cultural regeneration strategies and projects within a rapidly changing East London. Poplar Works is part of an fashion-based industrial strategy for the Lower Lea with UAL: London College of Fashion, the GLA and the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

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