British Library Centre for Conservation

 
 
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96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 2DB 
 
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Mon, Wed to Fri 9:30 - 18:00, Tue 9:30 - 20:00, Sat 9:30 - 17:00, Sun & Public Holidays 11:00 - 17:00. Tours Thu 14:00 - 15:00
 

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British Library Centre for ConservationOffically opened by HRH The Princess Royal on 10 October 2007, this purpose-built library offers the best possible conditions for the conservation of books and for audio engineering. It's not just the printed word that is the work of the library, oral history and recordings are preserved too for future posterity. The centre includes a studio where high-quality microphone recordings are made preserving oral history including interviews and other live performances for the Sound Archive collections but also for radio broadcasts and web podcasts. As part of the library's efforts to raise awareness of their important conservation work, there is a free public exhibition space (access is via the first floor of the main St Pancras building) and a programme of events including tours and seminars. Behind the scenes tours of the Centre for Conservation are free and take place every Thursday at 2pm and take one hour but booking in advance is recommended.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
King's Cross Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Euston Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arcade Car Parks
 
6 minutes walk
 
Judd Street NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hotels near British Library Centre for Conservation

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St. Pancras Renaissance London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £138  30% off
Euston Road, NW1 | 1 minute from British Library Centre for Conservation
A triumph of neo-Gothic splendour, the red brick Grade I listed hotel has been painstakingly restored by architect Geoff Mann who worked with English Heritage to ... More
 
 
 
Pullman London St Pancras
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  25% off
100-110 Euston Road, NW1 | 2 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
A smart modern hotel that offers fine dining, large, airy rooms and an ideal location at a very reasonable price. Just a few minutes from Euston ... More
 
 
 
Great Northern Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £110  38% off
King's Cross St Pancras Station, N1C | 3 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
Originally designed by Lewis Cubitt and opened on 17th May 1854, The Great Northern Hotel in King's Cross, one of the first examples of the great ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Art Galleries nearest British Library Centre for Conservation

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John Ritblat Gallery - Treasures of British Library
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | Same location as British Library Centre for Conservation
The John Ritblat Gallery contains a permanent display of over 200 of the British Library's greatest treasures. It includes documents which made and recorded history, ... More
 
 
 
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Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6-24 Britannia Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 8 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
The Gagosian is a cavernous space for exhibitions of the highest calibre. It is a major asset for the regeneration of the King's Cross area. Larry ... More
 
 
 
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Guardian News & Media Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 8 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
For an interesting take on print journalism and the machinations of the media world pay a visit to the gallery situated in the foyer of the ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near British Library Centre for Conservation
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British Library
London > Attractions > Museums
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | Same location as British Library Centre for Conservation
With over 150 million items, a copy of every publication produced in the UK and Ireland, artwork by artists such as Antony Gormley and Eduardo Paolozzi, ... More
 
 
 
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St Pancras Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 5 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
Completed in 1822, St Pancras Church was the most expensive church to be constructed since St Paul's was rebuilt after the Great Fire. This Greek Revival ... More
 
 
 
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Granary Square
London > Attractions >
Good's Way, N1C | 5 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
The same size as Trafalgar Square, Granary Square is at the heart of King's Cross where the Eurostar departs and emerged as part of the ... More
 
 
 
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Britain And Russia In The Great War: Centenary Reflections: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 19th September 2014 - 9.30am-5pm
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | Same location as British Library Centre for Conservation
Academics and curators explore the countries' responses to the Great War....More
 
 
 
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Cocktails In The City
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: Thursday 18th and Friday 19th September 2014
The Grand Hall, Euston Road, WC1H | 2 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
The perfect warm up for London Cocktail Week, Cocktails in the City is a new two-day boozy affair that brings together London's most exciting and exclusive ...More
 
 
 
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London Open House
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Friday 19th September 2014
London Canal Museum, 12-13 New Wharf Road, N1 | 8 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
A chance to visit the house and garden....More
 
 
 
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Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 6 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 7 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
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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Bloomsbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 8 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
Owned and part-funded by University College London, the Bloomsbury was completed in 1968 on the site of a bomb-damaged church. The years have not been kind ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near British Library Centre for Conservation

The best shops and markets near British Library Centre for Conservation
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Foyles St Pancras International
London > Shopping > Books
St Pancras International, Pancras Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 1 minute from British Library Centre for Conservation
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Books on a broad range of subjects from fiction and poetry to ... More
 
 
 
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Sourced Market
London > Shopping > Markets
St Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 1 minute from British Library Centre for Conservation
Since opening in August 2009, the UK's first produce market to be located in a train station aims to bring the best from local and artisan ... More
 
 
 
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Peyton & Byrne at St Pancras
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Unit 11, The Undercroft, St Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 1 minute from British Library Centre for Conservation
Take a little piece of baked Britain with you when you travel from St Pancras by stocking up on cakes, tarts, biscuits and buns at Peyton ... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
95 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | Same location as British Library Centre for Conservation
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
 
 
 
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St Pancras Renaissance Afternoon Tea: Hansom Lounge
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
Euston Road, NW1 | 1 minute from British Library Centre for Conservation
The Hansom Lounge at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel occupies the former cobbled driveway where Hansom cabs used to drop off and pick up their passengers. ... More
 
 
 
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Booking Office Bar & Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, NW1 | 1 minute from British Library Centre for Conservation
With an expansive 29-metre bar, the magnificent Booking Office is the pride of the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel. A classic British menu presents an all-day dining ... More
 
 
 
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The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ... More
 
 
 
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The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, WC1H | 7 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
 
 
 
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Slade School of Fine Art
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 9 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
Among the best regarded art schools in the world. The Slade is a fairly traditional school with an insistence on certain techniques within each undergraduate course, ... More
 
 
 
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British Library Centre for Conservation gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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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 | 1 minute from British Library Centre for Conservation
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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Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 10 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
 
 
 
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, N1C | 12 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
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
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London British Library Centre for Conservation.
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The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, NW1 | 1 minute from British Library Centre for Conservation
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 6 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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The Lamb
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 12 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
On the peaceful, pedestrianised Lamb's Conduit Street, hidden behind an 18th century facade, is The Lamb, a beautifully preserved Grade II listed Victorian pub. The pub ... More
 
 
 
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British Library Centre for Conservation clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Cosy Kettle
London > Nightlife > Bars
60 Chalton Street, NW1 | 2 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
Hidden below the bustling Somers Town Coffee House, Cosy Kettle offers an intimate sanctuary away from the pub crowd. Opened in late 2013, the bar is ... More
 
 
 
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GNH Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Great Northern Hotel, N1C | 3 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
The GNH Bar takes up almost the entire ground floor of the Great Northern Hotel and opens directly onto the western concourse of King's Cross Station. ... More
 
 
 
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VOC
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Varnishers Yard, Regents Quarter, N1 | 5 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
VOC is a 17th Century-inspired Punch House from Fluid Movement, the people behind speakeasy bars The Whistling Shop and Purl. Taking its name from Vereenigde Oost-Indische ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near British Library Centre for Conservation

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near British Library Centre for Conservation.
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | Same location as British Library Centre for Conservation
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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Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 7 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
The historic headquarters of Quakers in Britain, Friends House in Euston has 23 function rooms including a large Meeting Hall which seats up to 1,100 guests. ... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 7 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
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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Britain And Russia In The Great War: Centenary Reflections: Talk
Exhibitions | On 19th September 2014 

British Library

Academics and curators explore the countries' responses to the Great War....More

Enduring War: Grief, Grit And Humour
Exhibitions | Until 12th October 2014 

British Library

This exhibition at the British Library showcases letters and diaries from serving soldiers and their relations as part of the ...More

Cocktails In The City
Foodie Events | Until 19th September 2014 

The Grand Hall 2 minutes walk from British Library Centre For Conservation

The perfect warm up for London Cocktail Week, Cocktails in the City is a new two-day boozy affair that brings ...More

Friday Fusion: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 31st October 2014 

The Place 4 minutes walk from British Library Centre For Conservation

Dance yourself into the weekend....More

Come Get Some
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 19th September 2014 

The Big Chill House 5 minutes walk from British Library Centre For Conservation

The Come Get Some guys play a mix of current and classic R&B, hip hop, house and garage every Friday....More

Boat Trips at Granary Square
Kids Events | Until 30th November 2014 

Granary Square 5 minutes walk from British Library Centre For Conservation

Boat Trips on the Regents Canal from Kings Cross to Camden and Islington Tunnel....More

Jack Cheshire
Concerts | On 19th September 2014 

Kings Place 7 minutes walk from British Library Centre For Conservation

The singer-songwriter from London performs psychedelic folk with accompanying musicians....More

Quatuor Diotima
Concerts | On 19th September 2014 

Kings Place 7 minutes walk from British Library Centre For Conservation

The programme features Beethoven's String Quartet No 12 in E flat, Op 127, Schonberg's String Quartet No 2, Op 10 ...More

Chamber Classics Unwrapped
Chamber Classics Unwrapped
Concerts | Until 13th December 2014 

Kings Place 7 minutes walk from British Library Centre For Conservation

Celebrating the association that Kings Place has with chamber music, this year-long festival sees them depart from ...More

 
Pin Ups
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 19th September 2014 

Bloomsbury Lanes 8 minutes walk from British Library Centre For Conservation

Skope, Vent, William Breakspear, Bunkle & Duskky and Krymes play UK glitch hop....More

 
 
 
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