Raw Materials are the building blocks
of east London's River Lea Valley

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As part of an ongoing exhibition, this project delves into the history of the Lea River Valley. We share the stories of the people and industry which have given this area its rich heritage.

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Slade School of Fine Art: Rebecca Connolly responds to Raw Materials: Plastics research

During the research phase of Raw Materials: Plastics, Slade School of Fine Art students were invited to take part in the steering group-led research and archival visits, with a view to using the inspiration of plastics heritage in their own work.

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