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13th February 2018

We are delighted to report that this week, Leake Street Arches has been shortlisted for not just one but two property industry awards! On Monday 12th February, it was announced that LSA had been shortlisted for the ‘Excellence in Planning for Heritage and Culture’ for the RTPI Planning Excellence Awards. Organised by the Royal Town Planning Institute, these are the most established and respected awards in the UK planning industry. Running for over 40 years, they celebrate exceptional examples of planning and the contribution planners make to society. The event is made up of thirteen awards including Planning Consultancy of […]
25th January 2018

The second edition of Lumiere London drew to a close on Sunday 21st January 2018, with organisers and critics declaring the festival an emphatic success. London’s cityscape was transformed over four nights, as its streets, buildings and public spaces were illuminated by more than 50 artworks by UK and international artists from 14 different countries. First estimates indicate that there were more than 1.5 million visits to the festival over four nights, with visitors traversing the pedestrianised city centre and taking in sites across six city destinations: London’s West End, King’s Cross, Mayfair, Fitzrovia, Westminster & Victoria, and South Bank […]
9th January 2018

Lumiere London, the UK’s largest light festival, that is returning to the city from 18th to 21st January, has today announced its full programme, including several installations on the South Bank. The newly revealed South Bank artworks are perfectly located for those already heading to Waterloo to see our Leake Street installation, who can now enjoy a full evening exploring the neighbourhood. The Light on Their Feet: Footfalls for Rambert by David Ward (UK), Rambert Building: Inspired by one of Edgar Degas’ sculptures of a dancer, Artist David Ward has photographed the soles of the feet of each of Rambert’s […]
6th December 2017

Further to the announcement earlier this year that Lumiere London, the UK’s largest light festival, will be returning to the city in January 2018, 10 more artworks and their locations have just been revealed, including our very own piece on Leake Street! Commissioned by the Mayor of London, and produced by arts charity Artichoke, Lumiere London is the capital’s largest art event. Taking place from 18 th to 21 st January, the event is free to attend. Following the spectacular success of the first Lumiere London in January 2016, which saw 1.3 million visits over the four nights and a […]
9th November 2017

The Leake Street Arches project is well underway and we are keen to work with the local graffiti community as much as possible in the lead up to opening as much as we are once it all goes live. As such, we are looking for submissions from local graffiti artists to create art work for the project’s hoardings. Four plywood hoardings, which cover four individual archways, are now in place. If you’d like to see your work in this prominent position for the next 6 months, please email info@leakestreetarches.london with the below info by Thursday 16th November:   Name Graffiti […]