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9th December 2017

#HumansOfLSA Taking inspiration from the original #HumansOfNewYork campaign that was designed to get to know the person behind the lens, our #HumansOfLSA introduces some of the characters that have helped shape Leake Street Arches. This week, we spoke to Mike Harth, Site and Technical Operations Manager at House of Vans. What did you want to be when you were a child? Initially I wanted to become a fireman, followed by architect and see where I have ended up now… Where is your happy place? On holiday with my family. What’s your first ever memory? Playing as a toddler in the […]
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 […]
28th November 2017

#HumansOfLSA Taking inspiration from the original #HumansOfNewYork campaign that was designed to get to know the person behind the lens, our #HumansOfLSA introduces some of the characters that have helped shape Leake Street Arches. This week, we spoke to Sam Kidby, Managing Director of Evergreen Reputation, looking after the Marketing of Leake Street Arches. 1. What did you want to be when you were a child? ​Dustman – Not sure why! ​ 2. Where is your happy place? ​In my seat at the Emirates watching Arsenal (And we are winning!) ​ 3. What’s your first ever memory? ​Fracturing my skull​ […]
16th November 2017

Our #HumansOfLSA interview series gets to know some of the people behind the Leake Street Arches project as well as those living and working in the local area. This week, we spoke to Ray, the Co-Founder of Banh Bao Brothers, a Vietnamese Street Food concept that will be opening in Leake Street Arches. What did you want to be when you were a child? Pilot Where is your happy place? Home What’s your first ever memory? Grandad walking me to school What do you regard as your biggest achievement in life so far? Early financial independence What’s the hardest thing […]
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 […]