London’s first free shower for the homeless is set for Brixton.

ShowerBox aims to improve hygiene and morale among London’s homeless population.

An initiative to provide free and safe showering facilities to homeless people has secured its first location.

ShowerBox, spearheaded by London-based radio presenter and shelter volunteer Sarah Lamptey, was set up to give rough sleepers access to safe places to wash.

The project will debut on the grounds of Brixton Soup Kitchen, designed inside one of five large storage containers recently donated. ShowerBox is currently running off contributions from companies and from the public.

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