Grade II listed theatre approval from Camden
Unanimous approval was given yesterday by Camden Planning Committee to the refurbishment of KOKO, a world leading music venue.
Indigo successfully secured full planning and listed building consent for the refurbishment of Grade II listed KOKO music theatre, with supporting 32 bed boutique hotel with terrace, ancillary restaurants, bars and recording studio. The hotel will drive tourism to the site, giving guests a unique music experience.
The scheme includes a 32 bedroom boutique hotel with terrace, the refurbishment and reopening of Hope & Anchor public house, the internal and external restoration enhancement of Grade II Listed music venue, the creation of music recording / rehearsal studio, the creation of new bar within the main dome, the creation of ‘sky lobby’ restaurant and bar with terrace and a VIP events suite with terrace
The scheme will ensure the longevity of KOKO, generating 23 new FTE jobs, drive tourism to the venue and continue to support the late night music economy within Camden Town. It will also create a meeting place for the local community.