LCB DEPOT is OPEN monday to friday 9am-5pm
GRAYS COFFEE SHOP OPENS weekdays 9am-4.30pm

GRAYS dining nightS Fridays & saturdays 5.30-9pm

Grays Summer Garden Parties

book your dining night table here
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  • LCB Depot is open weekdays 9am-5pm
  • We ask that visitors to LCB Depot:
     - note our social distancing markings and layouts
     - use the sanitising and handwashing facilities available
     - maintain social distancing - no mingling or close contact with people outside their household
     - wear face coverings in our Lightbox and Print Room gallery spaces
  • You can scan the NHS Test and Trace QR Code on the posters around our building with the NHS Covid-19 App on your smartphone to check in. Get the app from Google Play or the Apple App Store
  • See our Covid Secure certificate and the measures we have put into place to manage the risk of coronavirus in our sites
  • To contact businesses based at LCB sites, find them at www.lcbdepot.co.uk/tenants
  • Our cafe-bar Grays is open Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30pm as an eat-in or takeaway coffee shop with a breakfast and lunch menu (Breakfast 9am - midday; Lunch midday - 2pm) People will be able to sit down outside or inside in the cafe-bar area if there is socially distanced space. 
  • See more info about Grays Dining Nights (every Friday & Saturday 5.30-9pm, with the best DJ's in residence - booking essential) Book your table online here You have the option of dining inside in a private room (for a £5 per room charge) or al fresco. Tables are booked for a minimum of 2, to a maximum of 8 people, and it’s a no pressure affair, so whatever time your table is, it’s yours for the night.
  • Our meeting rooms are now available for the public to hire again, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, with reduced capacities and enhanced social distancing/cleansing measures, and lower interim prices
  • Our workspaces and studios will remain OPEN 24/7 to our tenant businesses

See Government guidance on Coronavirus, including local lockdown measures; and Coronavirus info on Leicester City Council's website


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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 :  Grays Coffee Shop & Kitchen, currently (Sept 2020) open Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30pm as an eat-in or takeaway coffee shop with a limited breakfast and lunch menu. People will be able to sit down outside or inside in the cafe-bar area if there is socially distanced space. Grays also opens on many of our evening and weekend events

  • social and networking events such as our Cultural Quarter 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-5pm. In the Covid regime they can seat 2-6 people for £6 (Print Room) / £8 (Garden Room & Old Gallery) / £10 (Courtyard Room) per hour +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, Makers' Yard and Phoenix Workspaces are run by
Leicester City Council | City Development & Neighbourhoods | Tourism, Culture & Inward Investment

Contact us

0116 261 6800

See LCB TV - including video tours of LCB Depot and Makers' Yard made for Heritage Open Days 2020 on our YouTube channel

31 Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1RE


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