Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater  

 
 
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122 Leadenhall Street, City, London EC3V 4AB
 
 

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Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater Comprising 224 metres of gleaming glass and steel, The Leadenhall Building , affectionately known as 'The Cheesegrater' due to its distinctive sloping shape, designed to protect views of St Paul's Cathedral, was the vision of architects, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners. The bright colours - the vivid electric mustard yellow steelwork frame and alternating blocks of red and blue glass - are a signature element of their architectural design. The ground level public space, which includes escalators offering direct access into the building itself, is one of the largest reception areas in the City. The glass panoramic lifts are the fastest in Europe, taking just 30 seconds to reach the 45th floor, and the 6,000 people who work in the building can be seen behind the encasing glass from outside. From April 2017, the third floor houses Bob Bob Exchange, a new restaurant from the team who brought us Bob Bob Ricard.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Monument Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
7 minutes walk
 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  39% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 3 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
The location of Club Quarters Gracechurch in the heart of the City has made it a favourite with business travellers. A cheerily macho atmosphere permeates from ... More
 
 
 
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  42% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 6 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
With Tower of London, London Bridge and St. Paul's just a step away, this hotel has a great location for both business and leisure travellers. It's ... More
 
 
 
Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  34% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 6 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Sights nearest Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater

Nearest to Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Heron Tower
London > Attractions > Sights
110 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
When it was completed in March 2011 Heron Tower was the tallest building in the City of London, a title soon snatched from it by the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
London > Attractions > Sights
20 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 3 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Designed by world-renowned architect Rafael Vinoly, 20 Fenchurch Street, nicknamed the 'Walkie Talkie' made headlines before it even opened when it 'melted' cars parked ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Underwriting Centre
London > Attractions > Sights
3 Minster Court, Mincing Lane, City, London EC3R | 5 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Opened in October 1993, The London Underwriting Centre (LUC) at 3 Minster Court is a purpose-built building where the world's leading insurance and reinsurance companies can ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
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Lloyd's of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12 Leadenhall Street, City, London EC3V | 1 minute from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
The landmark Lloyd's building, at 1 Lime Street, is arguably one of the most iconic buildings in The City. Designed by architect Richard Rogers, it was ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Gherkin or 30 St Mary Axe
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
30 St Mary Axe, City, London EC3V | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Designed by Norman Foster and affectionately, and understandably, dubbed "The Gherkin" thanks to its unique bullet-shape tower, 30 St Mary Axe stands out as one of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower 42 - formerly NatWest Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, City, London EC2N | 3 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
At 601 feet, Tower 42 was the first skyscraper in the City of London when it was officially opened in June 1981 by Her Majesty ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater

Near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
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Cococure's Lagos Fridays
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 14th April 2017 to 30th March 2018 - 10.30pm-3am
Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater, 1 Mark Lane, EC3R | 3 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Stories From The City: The Bank Of England In Literature
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th July 2017 to 29th June 2018 - 10am-5pm
Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater, Bartholomew Lane, EC2R | 6 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Exhibits related to the lives and works of Charles Dickens, T.S. Eliot, Dr Johnson, Robert Browning and George Eliot to name a few. It reflects on ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater

Near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
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Heroes Grotto of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 4 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Empty for four years, the building next to Drapers Hall and behind the Bank of England which used to be Throgmortons became Heroes Grotto of Comedy ... More
 
 
 
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Bishopsgate Institute
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 7 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Built in 1891-94 by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Bishopsgate Institute's facade has a theme of arts and crafts. Inside you will find 19th century tiling, a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of Drum ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater

The best shops and markets near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
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Leadenhall Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Whittington Avenue, off Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Leadenhall Market is a restored Victorian covered market that sells traditional game, poultry, fish and meat. Although there has been a forum (market place) on where ... More
 
 
 
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Cheese at Leadenhall
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
4-5 Leadenhall Market, City, London EC3V | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Dedicated fromageries are rare in London, but with around 100 different British and continental cheeses on offer, they don't come much more dedicated than Cheese at ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Butcher at Leadenhall
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
7 Leadenhall Market, City, London EC3V | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
This excellent butchers within the beautiful Leadenhall Market continues the long tradition at the market where British food has been sold since the 14th century. The ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater

What are the best dining options near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater London?
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Bob Bob Exchange
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
122 Leadenhall Street, EC3V | Same location as Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Known for his glamorous Bob Bob Ricard restaurant in Soho, Leonid Shutov opens a second Bob Bob restaurant, on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Caravaggio
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
107 - 112 Leadenhall Street, Bank, City, London EC3A | 1 minute from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Italian cuisine. Booking advised for lunch. Separate room for parties. ... More
 
 
 
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Benito's Hat
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
107-112 Leadenhall Street, City, London EC3A | 1 minute from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Seems Londoners can't get enough of these spiced up fat wraps by Ben Fordham and head chef and ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater

Near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 14 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 16 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 18 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater

Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 9 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Free to use for all hotel residents, the Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club boasts a range of luxury fitness and spa services. The fully equipped ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 13 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater

The best pubs near London Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 5 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
One of five different restaurants and bars within the confines of the Andaz hotel, the George is a traditional looking pub - not your typical hotel ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 8 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
A Geronimo Inns pub in the City, The White Horse gives city workers a bright, airy space to eat, drink and relax and its pub garden ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater

Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Swingers
London > Nightlife >
Brown's Buildings, Bury Street, EC3A | 1 minute from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
It started out in 2015 as a pop up in Shoreditch but a year later Swingers gets a permanent bigger and better home at Brown's Buildings, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bedales at Leadenhall
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
55 Leadenhall Market, EC3V | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
A hidden wine bar and vault found beneath the cobblestone alleys of Leadenhall Market. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Proud Cabaret City
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Mark Lane, City, London EC3R | 3 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Just as you used to be in a 1920s speakeasy, at Proud Cabaret you're entertained while you dine. A lively mix of cabaret, jazz and burlesque ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gibson Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
30 St Mary Axe - Top Floor Restaurant at The Gherkin
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 St Mary Axe, Aldgate, City, London EC3A | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Coopers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 5 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
... More
 
 
 
 

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Stories From The City: The Bank Of England In Literature
Exhibitions | Until 29th June 2018 

Bank of England Museum 6 minutes walk from Leadenhall Building Or The Cheesegrater

Exhibits related to the lives and works of Charles Dickens, T.S. Eliot, Dr Johnson, Robert Browning and George Eliot to ...More

Lodge d'Argent
Lodge d'Argent
Foodie Events | Until 28th February 2018 

Coq d'Argent 7 minutes walk from Leadenhall Building Or The Cheesegrater

A festive favourite, Lodge d'Argent is a traditional French chalet-inspired space on the skyscraper terrace of City restaurant ...More

 
Thomas Ruff
Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

Whitechapel Gallery 10 minutes walk from Leadenhall Building Or The Cheesegrater

Photographic prints by the German artist, exploring themes of cosmology, suburbia, nudity, utopianism and catastrophe, continuing an almost four decade-long ...More

ISelf Collection: The Upset Bucket
Exhibitions | Until 1st April 2018 

Whitechapel Gallery 10 minutes walk from Leadenhall Building Or The Cheesegrater

Works exploring how we project our identity through our appearances and consumer choices by 28 artists including Ai Weiwei, Lynda ...More

Leonor Antunes: The Frisson Of The Togetherness
Exhibitions | Until 9th April 2018 

Whitechapel Gallery 10 minutes walk from Leadenhall Building Or The Cheesegrater

Hanging and floor-based sculptures made from materials including metal, leather and rope, illuminated by lights designed by the artist....More

Igloos at Aviary
Igloos at Aviary
Seasonal | Until 28th February 2018 

Aviary 11 minutes walk from Leadenhall Building Or The Cheesegrater

A high-altitude winter terrace pop-up, 10 floors above the City, Scandi styleigloos appear on the Aviary terrace, promising a rooftop ...More

 
Mike Walker: Recital Masterclass
Exhibitions | On 16th January 2018 

Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama 11 minutes walk from Leadenhall Building Or The Cheesegrater

Literary & Education, Music Workshop....More

The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
Foodie Events | Until 30th March 2018 

The Queen Of Hoxton 11 minutes walk from Leadenhall Building Or The Cheesegrater

The Queen of Hoxton presents another seasonal rooftop pop-up this autumn, this time taking inspiration from Morocco for its theme. ...More

 
Re:Solutions Festival
Re:Solutions Festival
Exhibitions | Until 31st January 2018 

JuJu's Bar and Stage 12 minutes walk from Leadenhall Building Or The Cheesegrater

The month-long Re:Solutions Festival invites wellness warriors to celebrate their love of health and wellbeing. Taking place at Juju's Bar ...More

 
Julius Caesar
Theatre | Until 20th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 13 minutes walk from Leadenhall Building Or The Cheesegrater

Angus Jackson directs Shakespeare's political thriller in which spin and betrayal unleash violent forces of resentment. With Andrew Woodall as ...More

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Mahalia
Concerts | From 14th March 

Omeara

Tipped as 'hot for 2018' by BBC 1Extra, Mahalia is an up and coming young UK singer-songwriter whose soulful single Sober is winning over critics and music fans alike. The emerging Leicester songstress sold out ...More

Valentines Late Night Piano Recital
Valentines Late Night Piano Recital
Concerts | On 14th February 

St James's Church Piccadilly

Pianist Warren Mailley-Smith, a favourite with Classic FM ...More

 
Opera Weekender
Opera Weekender
Exhibitions | From 19th January 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The V&A presents its second Opera Weekender in January, offering two days of free performances, ...More

 
DIY Art Market
DIY Art Market
Exhibitions | On 11th February 

Epic Dalston

Just three days before Valentine's Day, DIY Art Market will be showcasing over 70 emerging ...More

 
Winter Happiness Festival
Winter Happiness Festival
Exhibitions | From 20th January 

Museum of Happiness

Get rid of your January blues this weekend with the help of the Winter Happiness ...More

 
A-ha
Concerts | On 14th February 

The O2 Arena

The perfect Valentine's Day date for lovers of '90s pop: a ticket for two to see A-ha performing an acoustic set at The O2. The Norwegian threesome is fronted by hunky singer Morten Harket. The ...More

The Vamps
The Vamps
Concerts | On 28th April 

The O2 Arena

The south coast and Birmingham-based four-piece performs teen pop and rock. Popular boy band The ...More

 
Silver Screen Science Fiction: Ex Machina
Film Events | On 20th January 

Royal Observatory Greenwich

The Royal Observatory presents a special screening of Ex Machina for Silver Screen Science Fiction. Screened in the Peter Harrison Planetarium, the screening of the science fiction thriller ...More

Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga
Concerts | From 4th February 

The O2 Arena

The electro-pop singer and performer, renowned for her catchy tunes and outlandish shows, heads to ...More

 
The Gunmakers
The Gunmakers
Drinking 

An historic 19th Century public house in Clerkenwell taken over by the people who brought ...More

 
Harringay Arms
Harringay Arms
Drinking 

Embracing its traditional charms the pub's owners, brothers Ben and Anthony, have breathed new life ...More

 
A Passage To India
A Passage To India
Theatre | From 20th February 

Park Theatre

Sebastian Armesto and Simon Dormandy co-direct Dormandy's stage adaptation of the novel by E.M. Forster ...More

 
Wildflower
Wildflower
Dining 

Set within south London creative hub Peckham Levels, Wildflower is an informal vegetarian and vegan ...More

 
The Spread Eagle
The Spread Eagle
Dining 

One of London's oldest pubs, The Spread Eagle in Homerton focuses on premium liquor, fine ...More

 
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
Entertainment 

Bringing the fantasies of many '90s children and ...More

 
Real Ale, Maida Vale
Real Ale, Maida Vale
Shopping 

Real Ale is a craft beer and natural wine specialist on Formosa Street, Little Venice....More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is ...More

 
Kettner's Townhouse
Kettner's Townhouse
Hotels 

Lovingly restored by Soho House, Kettner's reopened after a two year refurbishment in January 2018....More

 
Jidori
Jidori
Dining 

The team behind Jidori, the much-loved yakitori restaurant in Dalston comes to Covent Garden and ...More

 
L'Ami Malo
L'Ami Malo
Dining 

Near Spitalfields Market, on Artillery Passage, L'Ami Malo combines a chic creperie with a French ...More

 
White City House
White City House
Hotels 

Swanky private member's club Soho House turns the old BBC headquarters in White City into ...More

 
August in London 2018
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Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

July in London 2018
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A Monster Calls at the Old Vic in July 2018 when Lovebox and Citadel move to Brockwell Park and Wimbledon serves up an ace. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy at the National where Rhys ...More

 
 
 
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