The front of the 491 Gallery in Leytonstone (2009)

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The front of the 491 Gallery in Leytonstone (2009)

The 491 Gallery was a squatted self-managed social centre and multi-disciplinary gallery in Leytonstone, that operated from 2001 to 2013.

Taking its name from its street number, 491 Grove Green Road, the former factory was home to a community-led art organisation and served as an exhibition space for a diverse range of artists of different origins working in varied media. It contained a range of art and music studios, which were used to host workshops, classes and musical rehearsals.

The building was subsequently demolished in 2016.

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