The London Lighthouse (1989-1993)


The London Lighthouse


Various printed matter for The London Lighthouse 1989-1993, including posters for their annual sponsored cycle ride "To the Lighthouse".

The London Lighthouse was a centre and hospice for people with HIV and AIDS, in Lancaster Road, Ladbroke Grove, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. It opened in 1986, offering "an innovative model of residential and day care for men, women and children living with HIV and AIDS and provided a refuge and respite to people marginalised and abandoned because of their diagnosis."

With the growth of effective HIV treatment in the 1990s, the need for residential care became much less, and by 2015 it was decided that the building was no longer required. It was sold off, and the site is now the Museum of Brands. The memorial garden, where the ashes of many people who died at the Lighthouse were scattered, has been preserved.

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