Leicester's HUB FOR creative PEOPLE AND BUSINESSES
01 JULY : LCB DEPOT is closed TO THE PUBLIC until AFTER the leicester lockdown extension
Our building is closed but our Fashion and design Craft AND DIGITAL ARTS exhibitions are online!

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  • * LCB Depot is CLOSED to the public for now but we aim to open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm from 27 July with social distancing measures in place across the site, subject to Government review of coronavirus restrictions
  • We will monitor emails to info@lcbdepot.co.uk  and aim to respond to enquiries if possible.
  • To contact businesses based at LCB sites, find them at www.lcbdepot.co.uk/tenants
  • Our café-bar Grays stays CLOSED until 27 July when a reduced weekday service with social distancing is planned 8.30am-4.30pm; and the Grays Summer garden parties are also set to begin Thurs-Sat 5.30-9pm starting 30 July - subject to Government review of coronavirus restrictions    
  • Our events such as Create Leicester and Creative Coffee have moved online
  • Our meeting rooms will be available for the public to hire from 27 July, with reduced capacities and enhanced social distancing/cleansing measures, subject to Government review of coronavirus restrictions
  • Exhibitions will be online - see our Spring/Summer showcases on Fashion, Design Craft and Digital Arts
  • Our workspaces and studios will remain OPEN 24/7 to our tenant businesses

See Leicester City Council's news item on the local lockdown extension announced 29 June, due for review on 18 July.

See Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock's oral statement to Parliament about local measures to deal with the coronavirus outbreak in Leicester.

See Government guidance on working safely during coronavirus (updated 24 June)

For information on Government loans, grants and schemes to help businesses during the Coronavirus pandemic, click here

For businesses in Leicester & Leicestershire, visit the Coronavirus Business Toolkit at Bizgateway for info and advice

For Leicester businesses, see info on and apply for Small Business Grant Fund, the Retail, Hospitality & Leisure Grant, and the Discretionary Grant at Leicester City Council


Stay Alert Control The Virus Save Lives


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We offer:
  • workspace and studios at LCB Depot, Phoenix and Makers Yard; shared Business Lounges at LCB Depot and Phoenix; postal address services at LCB Depot and Phoenix - all exclusively for creative businesses, organisations and individuals; and artists and designer-makers

  • our cafe-bar Grays : its Coffee Shop is open to the public Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm; its Kitchen opens 8.30am to 3pm; Grays also opens on many of our evening and weekend events

  • social and networking events such as our LastFriday street food nights;  Easy Saturday/Cultural Quarter Earlies family days; monthly Creative Coffee meetups; and engaging cultural/creative events with CAMEo, COTO and CREATE 

  • creative residencies, exhibitions and related arts events in our gallery spaces including our Lightbox gallery

  • four meeting rooms for hire on weekdays 9am-5.30pm, seating up to 7, 14, 16 and 40 people, £10-£32 per hour/£80-£195 per day (+VAT)

  • hire of our ground floor spaces for evening and weekend events - talk to us if you have an idea for an event you think we could host for you

  • links to business growth support from the LLEP Business Growth Hub for Leicestershire businesses that want to grow

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LCB Depot is run by
Leicester City Council | City Development & Neighbourhoods | Tourism, Culture & Inward Investment


Contact us

info@lcbdepot.co.uk 
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