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Skip GardenA mobile allotment on the King's Cross development site, The Skip Garden puts construction workers' big bins to green use. Built on one of the largest development sites in Europe, the garden serves as an educational platform for local children, young people and business employees. The functions of an organic garden - including a growing house and green engine - are separated into separate skips and the fruit and vegetables grown here are sold to local cafés and restaurants including the Guardian canteen.

 

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King's Cross Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

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Camden Road Overground Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
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Arcade Car Parks
 
15 minutes walk
 
Judd Street NCP
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  41% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 15 minutes from Skip Garden
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £81  33% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 16 minutes from Skip Garden
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £101  22% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 17 minutes from Skip Garden
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. Located just a three-minute walk from ... More
 
 
 
 
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 22 minutes from Skip Garden
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
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Fitzroy Square Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 24 minutes from Skip Garden
Fitzroy Square is one of London's finest squares and the only London square designed by Robert Adam. It is named after Charles Fitzroy, 4th Duke of ... More
 
 
 
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Parliament Hill
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Highgate Road, NW5 | 25 minutes from Skip Garden
Originally a point of defense for troops loyal to parliament during the English Civil War, Parliament Hill (previously known as Traitor's Hill) is now a favoured ... More
 
 
 
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Skip Garden gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 1 minute from Skip Garden
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 4 minutes from Skip Garden
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 11 minutes from Skip Garden
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
 
 
 
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Ludwig Bemelmans: Sketches For Madeline
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 23rd to 28th Apr 2019 - Various Times
Skip Garden, 2 Granary Square, N1C | 3 minutes from Skip Garden
Rough drawings and dummy books of the Austrian-born illustrator's Madeline picture book series, which has sold over 14 million copies worldwide....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Corita Kent: Power Up
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 8th February to 12th May 2019 - Various Times
Skip Garden, 2 Granary Square, N1C | 3 minutes from Skip Garden
Bold and bright screen prints by the 1960s American pop artist, which explore poverty, racism and war through advertising slogans and religious texts....More
 
 
 
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Colourstream by Dan Pearson
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th April to 30th June 2019
Skip Garden, Kings Cross Goods Yard, N1C | 4 minutes from Skip Garden
Coal Drops Yard has been transformed into a vibrant floral world thanks to a new installation by the award-winning Dan Pearson Studio. Colourstream sees a collection ...More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 6 minutes from Skip Garden
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations and with a waterside setting, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place combines the offices of The Guardian ... More
 
 
 
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Platform Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
1 Handyside Street, King's Cross, London N1C | 6 minutes from Skip Garden
Part of the University of the Arts London's award-winning campus for Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, Platform Theatre has four performance spaces and ... More
 
 
 
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clueQuest
London > Entertainment >
169-171 Caledonian Road, N1 | 7 minutes from Skip Garden
Launched in 2013 with PLAN52, clueQuest has since become one of London's most popular live escape games and top tourist attractions. Moving from its original location ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Skip Garden
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House of Illustration
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
2 Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 3 minutes from Skip Garden
House of Illustration, the first permanent home of the charity of the same name, opened in Granary Square, King's Cross, in summer 2014 with an inaugural ... More
 
 
 
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Lewis Cubitt Park and Square
London > Attractions >
Handyside Street, King's Cross, London N1C | 3 minutes from Skip Garden
On Stable Street in King's Cross, a short walk from Granary Square, Lewis Cubbit Square is the home of street food market KERB and host to ... More
 
 
 
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Gasholder 11
London > Attractions > Sights
Lewis Cubitt Square, King's Cross, N1C | 3 minutes from Skip Garden
Gasholders Nos. 10, 11 and 12 were built for the storage of town gas for Pancras Gasworks, the largest gasworks in London. ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Skip Garden
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Form&Thread
London > Shopping > Menswear
Stable Street, Coal Drops Yard, N1C | Same location as Skip Garden
Rich Jean and Chris Bell started Form&Thread late in 2015, producing socks with the aim of creating well made essentials without the high ... More
 
 
 
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Spiritland
London > Shopping > Electronics
9-10 Stable Street, N1C | 3 minutes from Skip Garden
A cafe, shop and workspace by day, Spiritland shows off its high-end sound system and turns into a bar at ... More
 
 
 
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Waitrose Kings Cross
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
1 Wharf Road, N1C | 4 minutes from Skip Garden
More than a mere supermarket, Waitrose in Kings Cross is a food shop, tapas bar and cookery school complete with an in-store wine bar. The store, ... More
 
 
 
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The Lighterman
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
3 Granary Square, N1C | 3 minutes from Skip Garden
Occupying an enviable spot on Granary Square and with an alfresco terrace overlooking Regent's Canal, The Lighterman serves a modern British all-day menu in a modern ... More
 
 
 
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Granary Square Brasserie
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
1-3 Stable Street, N1C | 3 minutes from Skip Garden
Granary Square Brasserie , a new restaurant from the team behind The Ivy Collection, located in the heart of King's Cross, serves ... More
 
 
 
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Hicce
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Coal Drops Yard, Stable Street, N1C | 3 minutes from Skip Garden
Pip Lacey's first stand alone restaurant since leaving Michelin starred restaurant Murano and following her win on Great British Menu 2017, hicce (pronounced ... More
 
 
 
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Aga Khan Centre
London > Education > Adult Education
10 Handyside Street, N1C | 1 minute from Skip Garden
A place of education, knowledge, cultural exchange and insight into Muslim civilisations, the Aga Khan Centre brings meeting rooms, an exhibition space and ... More
 
 
 
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 6 minutes from Skip Garden
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
 
 
 
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 8 minutes from Skip Garden
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
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Skip Garden gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | Same location as Skip Garden
A mobile allotment on the King's Cross development site, The Skip Garden puts construction workers' big bins to green use. Built on one of the largest ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 1 minute from Skip Garden
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 4 minutes from Skip Garden
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 11 minutes from Skip Garden
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Prince Albert
London > Nightlife > Pubs
163 Royal College Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 12 minutes from Skip Garden
A decent gastropub that retains enough of the 'pub' aspect to ensure a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere. Leather sofas are well worn, despite a recent change of ... More
 
 
 
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The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 13 minutes from Skip Garden
Modern British cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Skip Garden clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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EGG
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
200 York Way, King's Cross, London N7 | 5 minutes from Skip Garden
Spread out over three floors with each one providing its own distinct look and feel, Egg London is a venue like no other. The ground floor ... More
 
 
 
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Two Tribes KX
London > Nightlife > Bars
Tileyard Studios, Tileyard Road, N7 | 6 minutes from Skip Garden
Two Tribes KX, a brewhouse and taproom in King's Cross, unites craft beer, cutting-edge music and street food in Tileyard Studios, ... More
 
 
 
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Vinoteca King's Cross
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
One Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 7 minutes from Skip Garden
Ten years after Vinoteca founders Charlie Young and business partner Brett Woonton opened their first restaurant, wine bar and shop in Clerkenwell the pair bring their ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Skip Garden.
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 6 minutes from Skip Garden
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 12 minutes from Skip Garden
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 15 minutes from Skip Garden
Exhibitors love this venue and it's easy to see why. The Business Design Centre in Islington is in a great location just one mile from The ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Ludwig Bemelmans: Sketches For Madeline
Exhibitions | Until 28th April 2019 

House of Illustration 3 minutes walk from Skip Garden

Rough drawings and dummy books of the Austrian-born illustrator's Madeline picture book series, which has sold over 14 million copies ...More

YiMiao Shih: Rabbrexit Means Rabbrexit
Exhibitions | Until 14th July 2019 

House of Illustration 3 minutes walk from Skip Garden

The Illustrator in Residence represents opinions on Brexit, gathered over a six month period, through drawing, embroidery and video....More

Corita Kent: Power Up
Exhibitions | Until 12th May 2019 

House of Illustration 3 minutes walk from Skip Garden

Bold and bright screen prints by the 1960s American pop artist, which explore poverty, racism and war through advertising slogans ...More

Colourstream by Dan Pearson
Colourstream by Dan Pearson
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2019 

Coal Drops Yard 4 minutes walk from Skip Garden

Coal Drops Yard has been transformed into a vibrant floral world thanks to a new installation by the award-winning Dan ...More

 
Tirzah
Concerts | On 24th April 2019 

Scala 11 minutes walk from Skip Garden

The Essex-born post-R&B artist veers into pop territory on her debut album Devotion. Curl, Tty and Lafawndah DJ support....More

Friendship Before Facebook
Friendship Before Facebook
Exhibitions | Until 12th May 2019 

British Library 12 minutes walk from Skip Garden

Find out how friends were selected, collected and put on display before the digital era in the free Friendship Before ...More

 
Imaginary Cities
Imaginary Cities
Exhibitions | Until 14th July 2019 

British Library 12 minutes walk from Skip Garden

Welcoming you to the British Library from 5th April 2019, Imaginary Cities is a free display which fills the Entrance ...More

 
The New Londoners
The New Londoners
Exhibitions | Until 7th July 2019 

British Library 12 minutes walk from Skip Garden

Close to 200 different countries are represented by people living in London, according to the UN, and award winning British ...More

 
Vera Sola
Concerts | On 24th April 2019 

The Lexington 14 minutes walk from Skip Garden

The American-Canadian singer-songwriter performs ethereal self-penned ballads with a performative edge....More

Night Of The Living Dead Live!
Theatre | Until 19th May 2019 

Pleasance Theatre 14 minutes walk from Skip Garden

George A. Romero's classic 1968 film about zombies is adapted for the stage and created by Christopher Harrison and Phil ...More

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Ben Harrington, formerly of Soho House Group, oversees the food at The Stratford Brasserie, a ...More

 
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Allegra
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Patrick Powell, former head chef of Chiltern Firehouse, heads up the kitchen at Allegra, the ...More

 
River Walk Market
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Joining a host of new restaurants, bars and cafes that have opened within the new Battersea Power Station development, River Walk Market launched in spring 2019....More

Pebblefest
Pebblefest
Exhibitions | On 27th April 

Flat Iron Square

Sustainable lifestyle magazine Pebble presents its very own festival this weekend, hosting a whole day ...More

 
Top Of The Pop
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Upstairs at Poptata, the street fries specialists in Tooting Market, sister bar Top Of The Pop is an all-day hangout offering playful cocktails, craft beers and wines....More

Tooting Market
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Tooting Market, established over 80 years ago, is a colourful indoor market in South London and includes the Yard Market food court....More

The Soak
The Soak
Dining 

From house kombucha to 'soaked' cocktails, everything on offer at The Soak is centered on ...More

 
Parrillan
Parrillan
Dining 

Outdoor dining doesn't come much better than sitting out on the terrace at Parrillan....More

 
Barrafina Coal Drops Yard
Barrafina Coal Drops Yard
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Creating superior Spanish tapas in London since 2007, Barrafina Coal Drops Yard, opened in 2018, ...More

 
Morty & Bob's
Morty & Bob's
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After the huge success of their first restaurant in Hackney, Morty & Bob's, named after ...More

 
Ballroom London
Ballroom London
Dining 

Italian meatballs are the hero dish in the New York styled Ballroom which comes with ...More

 
Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell
Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell
Theatre | From 7th May 

Norman's Coach & Horses

Soho institution Norman's Coach & Horses becomes a theatre in a stand against Fullers by ...More

 
The Comedy Of Errors
Theatre | From 6th May 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

The Lord Chamberlain's Men present Shakespeare's most riotous and farcical play, in which merchants, masters, parents, servants and a long-suffering wife find themselves comically entwined. Staging The Comedy of Errors, Shakespeare's Globe presents one pair ...More

Pericles
Theatre | From 4th May 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Pericles, Prince of Tyre, is forced to flee his own kingdom and wander the world in Shakespeare's romance. Shakespeare's Globe presents Pericles as one of a trio of plays exploring the themes of refuge and ...More

The Merry Wives Of Windsor
Theatre | From 17th May 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Shakespeare's well-known comedy, The Merry Wives of Windsor, is about Sir John Falstaff setting about improving his financial situation by wooing Mistress Page and Mistress Ford. Staged at ...More

Ed Sheeran Live at The Haymarket
Ed Sheeran Live at The Haymarket
Concerts | On 14th July 

Haymarket Theatre Royal

Ed Sheeran comes to London this July to ...More

 
The May Fair
The May Fair
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Grosvenor Square

Bringing the seaside to London, The May Fair will take over Grosvenor Square for two ...More

 
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Tobacco Dock

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