Leicester's creative hub
02 JUNE : LCB DEPOT is closed TO THE PUBLIC until further notice
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
  • 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
  • Our events programme is on hold - Create Leicester and Creative Coffee have moved online
  • Our meeting rooms are not available for the public to hire
  • 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...LCB Depot  Reception is now operating for tenants only Monday to Friday 9am-3pm with social distancing measures and enhanced handwashing and sanitising facilities in place across the site

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 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

0116 261 6800
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31 Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1RE


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