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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Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 108 42% 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 110 31% 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 133 26% 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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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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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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Dabbers Social Bingo
London > Entertainment >
13-22 Houndsditch, EC3A | 4 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
The UK's first immersive modern bingo hall, Dabbers Social Bingo revitalises the iconic British pastime with a theatrical drinking, dining and entertainment experience. Cups of ... 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
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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
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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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Bob Bob Cite
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 in the landmark Cheesegrater building ... More
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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
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Mimo London
London > Education > Cookery Courses
1 Cathedral Street, Borough Market, SE1 | 12 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
In a historic building next to Borough Market, husband and wife team Jon and Nicole Warren have set up the second branch of Mimo, their cookery ... More
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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
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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
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Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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The Garden at 120
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
120 Fenchurch Street, EC3M | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Owned by Italy's largest insurance firm, Generali, and designed by Eric Parry Architects, Fen Court is a fifteen story state-of-the-art office block which houses ... More
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Ned's Club Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
The Ned London, 27 Poultry, EC2R | 7 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Centred around a 20-metre marble-lined swimming pool, Ned's Club Spa is a lavish subterranean space that invites both The Ned hotel guests and outside visitors ... More
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Puttshack Bank
London > Leisure > Golf
1 Poultry, Bank, EC2R | 7 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Putting a swing into your social life, Puttshack brings crazy golf into the 21st century with high tech equipment, blinging ... More
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The best pubs near London Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater.
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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The Bootlegger
London > Nightlife > Bars
25-26 Lime Street, EC3M | 3 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Celebrating the glamour of the Prohibition era, The Bootlegger brings alive America's roaring twenties in its retro basement. The extensive drinks menu includes ... More
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater.
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Gibson Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
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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
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Coopers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 5 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
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The Shard 13 minutes walk from Leadenhall Building Or The Cheesegrater

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The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 26th October 2020 

The Shard 13 minutes walk from Leadenhall Building Or The Cheesegrater

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Beat The Devil
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Bridge Theatre 14 minutes walk from Leadenhall Building Or The Cheesegrater

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Talking Heads: Playing Sandwiches & Lady Of Letters
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Bridge Theatre 14 minutes walk from Leadenhall Building Or The Cheesegrater

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