More about the project:
new eco awareness mural in Tower Hamlets is part of the National Citizen
Service (NCS) programme, in which Trapped Inn Zone One worked with artists Alex
Cullen, Nacho Welles, Limma Ali, London Youth and youth people from Mulberry
School for Girls on a social action project to raise awareness on what they can
do together to make Tower Hamlets an eco-friendly borough in London.
young people to participate in various skill building activities from engaging
in climate theme creative workshops, listening, speaking, teamwork and
problem-solving training. This develops confidence and resilience, enabling
them to connect with residents in Shadwell and Wapping through a consultation
activity of collating ideas. This helped to co-design a youth-led mural on
Dellow Street in Shadwell, which was granted permission by the Community
Partnership Team at Tower Hamlets Council.
underlining message expressed by the residents was to take care of local
greenspaces, getting more young people involved in nature theme activities,
along with recycling to reduce less waste and impact the environment.
of these subject matters were included in the mural design along with the
message, ‘Make Change For Future You’ as a call out by the young people for us
to make changes for a greener and cleaner Tower Hamlets.
you for supporting our latest community mural project in Tower Hamlets. The
Albany English Leaf paint was the ideal colour choice for the mural and the
feedback we have received has all been positive!” Bablu Miah, Head and Founder of Trapped In