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FAQs Administration and Maintenance

1. How much did each Idea Store cost to build? 

Idea Store Cost in £s 
Idea Store Bow 2,000,000
Idea Store Canary Wharf 3,000,000
Idea Store Chrisp Street 5,000,000
Idea Store Whitechapel 16,000,000
Idea Store Watney Market 4,000,000








2. Who designed the Idea Stores?

Idea Store Designer
Idea Store Bow Bisset Adams
Idea Store Canary Wharf Dearle and Henderson
Idea Store Chrisp Street Adjaye Associates
Idea Store Whitechapel Adjaye Associates
Idea Store Watney Market Bisset Adams






3. Who funded the construction of the Idea Store buildings? 

Idea Store Bow London Borough of Tower Hamlets, UK Online, Bow People's Trust
Idea Store Canary Wharf London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Learning and Skills Council, Tower Hamlets College, Canary Wharf Group, London Metropolitan University, Barclays
Idea Store Chrisp Street London Borough of Tower Hamlets, UK Online, Leaside Regeneration, Lloyds of London Charities Trust
Idea Store Whitechapel London Borough of Tower Hamlets, European Regional Development Fund, Sure Start Partnership, UK Online, Tower Hamlets College, London Development Agency, Cityside Regeneration, Sainsburys Families Charitable Trusts
Idea Store Watney Market London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Big Lottery Fund













4. Where does the revenue budget come from?

Tower Hamlets Council and funding from European Social Fund and Skills Funding Agency.

5. How can I get copies of the floor plans for the Idea Stores?

To obtain copies of floor plans email