covid restrictions

the LCB DEPOT building is closed to the public
but we're open online!
Grays Sunday Dinner Kits

our cafe-bar GRAYS is closed
but offers 'sunday dinner kits' for collection/delivery, and more, via its online shop
  • LCB Depot is closed to the public until further notice. The health and safety of our customers,  staff and tenants remains our primary concern, and as further Government Covid guidance is released, we will continue to assess a reopening date. We look forward to welcoming you back to LCB Depot as soon as it is safe to do so.

  • In our creative industries exhibition/events programme, in March we focus on film, photography, video, TV, and online content , and in April our spotlight is on fashion, textile, contour, and footwear design : see our Call Out for submissions - deadline 15 March
  • Our cafe-bar Grays is closed but offers At Home Sunday Dinner Kits for collection or home delivery, and more, on its online shop - order dinner kits by noon Weds for the following Sunday ; meat, veggie & vegan options available. The online shop sells various blends of Coaltown coffee; Grays coffee cups and cups/coffee gift packs; Shibui teabags; Koko Deluxe drinking chocolate; Grays own marmalade, ketchup, and bacon jam; a range of Samuel Smith & Hoskins Brothers beers, and Grays coffee liqueur.
  • Our meeting rooms are not available for the public to hire
  • Our workspaces and studios remain open to our tenant businesses at our three sites in Leicester's Cultural Quarter - LCB Depot, Phoenix, and Makers' Yard
  • Talk to the friendly team at Bizgateway if you need support in your business - free 1-to-1 advice, webinars, access to finance/grants, and more


See Government guidance on Coronavirus

See Government info on the roadmap out of the current lockdown in England (published 22 Feb) 

Stay Home

See Coronavirus updates on Leicester City Council's website

Bizgateway has developed a range of resources and guidance to help support businesses in Leicester/shire during the Covid pandemic.

See info from Leicester City Council on support grants for businesses which are affected by local restrictions or national lockdown

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LCB Depot, Makers' Yard and Phoenix Workspaces are run by
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See LCB TV - including videos made for Design Season 3 in October 2020 on our YouTube channel

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