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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

Railway Stations

 
 
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 £73  25% 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 £92  25% 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 £99  29% 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
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Enid Marx: Print, Pattern And Popular Art
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st, 22nd and 23rd September 2018 - 10am-6pm
Skip Garden, 2 Granary Square, N1C | 3 minutes from Skip Garden
A landmark exhibition of mid-20th century designer, best known for her iconic London Underground fabrics....More
 
 
 
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James Weeks
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 23rd September 2018 - 1pm
Skip Garden, 90 York Way, N1 | 6 minutes from Skip Garden
The artist performs Tom Johnson's A Time To Listen....More
 
 
 
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CoMA Anniversary Ensemble
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 23rd September 2018 - 6.30pm
Skip Garden, 90 York Way, N1 | 6 minutes from Skip Garden
Gregory Rose conducts Philip Cashian's The Forest Of Clocks, Howard Jones's The Illusion Of Progress, Michael Levinas's Trois Pensees Pour Coma and Ruta Vitkauskaite's new work....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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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 night, playing an ... 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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Coal Drops Yard
London > Shopping >
Kings Cross Goods Yard, N1C | 4 minutes from Skip Garden
Originally built in the 1850s to facilitate the distribution of coal from the north-east and Yorkshire to ... 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Scoop: A Wonderful Ice Cream World
Scoop: A Wonderful Ice Cream World
Foodie Events | Until 30th September 2018 

Gasholder 11 3 minutes walk from Skip Garden

Ever wondered why you get 'brain freeze'? Want to wonder in a vanilla ice cream cloud? Both are part of ...More

 
James Weeks
Concerts | On 23rd September 2018 

Kings Place 6 minutes walk from Skip Garden

The artist performs Tom Johnson's A Time To Listen....More

CoMA Anniversary Ensemble
Concerts | On 23rd September 2018 

Kings Place 6 minutes walk from Skip Garden

Gregory Rose conducts Philip Cashian's The Forest Of Clocks, Howard Jones's The Illusion Of Progress, Michael Levinas's Trois Pensees Pour ...More

Time Unwrapped
Time Unwrapped
Concerts | Until 31st December 2018 

Kings Place 6 minutes walk from Skip Garden

Kings Place celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with twelve-month series, Time Unwrapped. The year-long event, which has been curated ...More

 
Sunday Smash Up
Comedy | On 23rd September 2018 

The Camden Head 14 minutes walk from Skip Garden

A night of new material and nonsense hosted by Caroline Mabey....More

Loose Moods, Juliet Lawson And Kath Tait
Concerts | On 23rd September 2018 

The Harrison 15 minutes walk from Skip Garden

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Irish Jam Session
Concerts | On 23rd September 2018 

The Harrison 15 minutes walk from Skip Garden

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Manga
Concerts | On 23rd September 2018 

O2 Academy Islington 16 minutes walk from Skip Garden

The Ankara-based quartet mixes electro-rock with Anatolian melodies to form their style of music....More

Sambroso Noda
Music | On 23rd September 2018 

The Jazz Cafe 16 minutes walk from Skip Garden

Singer-guitarist Sergio Marciano leads the group as they perform the music of Buena Vista Social Club's eponymous debut album....More

First Amongst Equals
First Amongst Equals
Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 18 minutes walk from Skip Garden

The Foundling Museum celebrates the remarkable women who have shaped contemporary British society with the year-long First Amongst Equals. Spanning ...More

 

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A student of Central St Martin's, Charming Baker presents bronze sculpture, painting and prints and inspired by life, vulnerability and humanity at The Vinyl Factory. In the past ...More

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Dulwich Picture Gallery

The first UK show of work by the Spanish Baroque artist and printmaker, Jusepe De ...More

 
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Saatchi Gallery

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