LCB Depot is OPEN!
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Our cafe-bar Grays, gallery spaces and Reception are OPEN - please wear a face covering (unless you are exempt) and observe social distancing, and take advantage of the sanitising stations, when passing through.

Our events programme is up and running again! 



Cafe Monday-Friday 9am-4pm, and
Brunch Monday-Friday 9am-2pm / Lunch Monday-Friday 12-2pm
Just turn up at the counter, no need to book! 
You can take your food & drinks away, or use the seating in our courtyard.
Please keep socially distanced and wear a face covering when queuing at the counter.

See the GRAYS menu for Tuesday 22nd June

Outdoor dining at Grays at LCB

Wednesday 5-10pm for beer garden drinks & snacks
with a brand new outside bar!
23  /  30 June
Advance online booking advised - or call 07990 014447, Monday-Friday, 10am-8pm
Book here

Thursday performance nights
1 July  Comedy with Jokes On Us
15 July  Slam poetry with Some Antics

Saturday 5-10pm for small plates dining and/or drinks
3 July
Advance online booking advised - or call 07990 014447, Monday-Friday, 10am-8pm
Book here

  • Our Reception opens Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

AV season at LCB June 2021

  • The exhibitions and events in our our audiovisual season run from 7-26 June

LastFriday June 2021

Last Friday
 street food night is back!

Seated under cover (mostly)  /  following the social distancing rule of 6 per table  /  advance booking only  /  table service only  /  socially distanced entertainment  /  £2 pp entry fee

Next dates Friday 25 June and Saturday 26 June

  • Our meeting rooms are bookable Monday to Friday 9am-5pm, with socially-distanced reduced capacities until July 19 at the earliest, and full capacities after that
  • Our workspaces and studios remain open to our tenant businesses at our three sites.

Our phased reopening plans may change and are subject to any further Covid restrictions.

See our roadmap for Phase 3 (July 19+) of our reopening.

Support for businesses in Leicester
Contact Bizgateway

Talk to the friendly team at Bizgateway if you need support in your Leicester/shire business - free 1-to-1 advice, webinars, access to finance/grants, and more

Looking to start or grow your creative enterprise, or to network with other creatives? Try

Leicester Startups
Leicester Innovation
DMU Innovation Centre
DMU Crucible Project
Case Cooperative
DMU Works Enterprise & Entrepreneurship
Creative Leicestershire
Creative Coffee
Create Leicester
Film Leicester
Sir Thomas White Loan Charity
Leicestershire Etsy Team

Coronavirus info and support for businesses

See Government guidance on Coronavirus

14 June 2021 update : The Government has delayed the final phase of its planned roadmap to ease coronavirus restrictions in England. The lifting of all restrictions on social contact – which had been proposed for 21 June – will not take place until at least 19 July, possibly later. This means that we will continue under most of the current rules for several more weeks.


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 owned and operated by
Leicester City Council | City Development & Neighbourhoods | Tourism, Culture & Inward Investment

We couldn't do what we do without the hard work, support and ideas of our partners:

247 Studios, The Ale Wagon, Arch Creative, Art at the Chapel, Artreach, Attenborough Arts, Bamboo, Beauchamp College, BID Leicester, Big Difference Company, Bulb Studios, CAMEo, Churchgate Studios, Chutney Ivy, Cite, Cool As Leicester, Cosmopolitan Arts, Create Leicester, Creative Coffee, Creative Leicestershire, Creed Design, Cultural eXchanges, Cultural Quarter Earlies, Cultural Quarter Ground Floor Group, Cultural Quarter Lates, De Montfort University, Design Leicester, Effect Digital, Exchange Bar, Film Leicester, Format, Gallery Without Walls, Gateway College, Arts, Graffwerk, Grays Coffee Shop, Haley Sharpe Design, Holland Alexander, Hortus Lady, HQ Studios, Image Nova, Inspirate, Interact, Jokes On Us, K+G Curated Space, Leicester Artweek, Leicester Business Festival, Leicester College, Leicester Comedy Festival, Leicester Contemporary, Leicester Festivals, Leicester Gallery, Leicester LoFi, Leicester Museums, Leicester Print Workshop, Leicester Startups, Leics & Rutland Society of Architects & Love Architecture, Lesser Than Three, LLEP,  Loughborough College, Loughborough University, L.O.V.E. Art, Loyal Free, Manhattan34, Metro Boulot Dodo, North Warwickshire & South Leicester College, Opal22 Arts and Edutainment, Ortons Brasserie, Parkside Tiles, Phoenix, PPL PRS, Ride Leicester, The Robot Needs Home Collective, Serendipity, The Shed, Soft Touch Arts, Some Bright Spark, Sparks Arts, Standout, StudionAme, Sustrans, The Unloved, Two Queens Studios, UK New Artists, the University of Leicester, Vehicle Arts, Visit Leicester, Will Wright, WQE College.


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