British Library Centre for Conservation  

 
 
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96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 2DB
 
 
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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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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
 
 
 
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Arcade Car Parks
 
6 minutes walk
 
Judd Street NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £90  32% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 5 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £37  40% off
324 Gray's Inn Rd, WC1X | 7 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
Whether you have missed the last train home, heading on a business trip to Europe or spending a night in the capital for business or pleasure, ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  23% off
Coram Street, WC1N | 8 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
This is a smart, modern hotel located in one of the Capital's oldest and most beautiful areas. Bloomsbury is a great place to stay since it's ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nearest to 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
 
 
 
Cubitt
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
8 Angel Mews, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
Established in the early '90s as an artist-run studio, Cubitt began life as an indy operation and remains one of the trendier galleries in town, consistently ... More
 
 
 
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Wellcome Collection
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
183 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 8 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
A major and fascinating cultural venue, the Wellcome Collection combines three galleries: 'Medicine Man', 'Medicine Now' and 'special exhibitions'. In addition you'll find the famous Wellcome ... 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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King's Cross Foot Tunnel
London > Attractions >
1 Pancras Square, King's Boulevard, King's Cross, London N1C | 3 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
The 90 metre long pedestrian tunnel designed by Allies & Morrison, the architects who designed the masterplan for the entire King's Cross redevelopment, links St Pancras ... 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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London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Sunday 1st May 2016 - 10pm-6am
Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, N1 | 6 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
The glamorous Vietnamese DJ provides house music....More
 
 
 
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ChamberStudio Masterclass
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 1st May 2016 - 2.30pm
Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1 | 7 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
Watch as cellist Adrian Brendel coaches The Hepplewhite Piano Trio....More
 
 
 
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I Musicanti And Martin Roscoe
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 1st May 2016 - 6.30pm
Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1 | 7 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
The ensemble and guest pianist perform Dvorak's String Quintet In G, Smirnov's Piano Quintet and Lachner's arrangement of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 4 In G....More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 4 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
A purpose built 1,000-seat theatre, complete with a railway track and platforms, created especially for Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of E. Nesbit's 'The Railway Children'. ... More
 
 
 
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Platform Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
University Of The Arts London, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 5 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
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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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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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, King's Cross, London 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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Yo! Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
Unit 27, The Circle, St Pancras Station, King's Cross, London N1C | 1 minute from British Library Centre for Conservation
For anyone who needs a fast, healthy lunch Yo! Sushi is the place to go. Its conveyor belt service means you've always got plenty of choice, ... 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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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 5 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
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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The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London 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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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
 
 
 
National College of Karate
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Corner of Judd Street and Cromer Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
Martial Arts ... More
 
 
 
London Contemporary Dance School
London > Leisure > Fitness
17 Dukes Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
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The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London 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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Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 7 minutes from British Library Centre for Conservation
Always a popular choice for local workers and tourists taking in the delights of Bloomsbury, Marquis Cornwallis , located on Marchmont Street, close ... More
 
 
 
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Cosy Kettle
London > Nightlife > Bars
60 Chalton Street, King's Cross, London 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, King's Cross, London 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, King's Cross, London 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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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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The Great British Graphic Novel
Exhibitions | Until 24th July 2016 

The Cartoon Museum 7 minutes walk from British Library Centre For Conservation

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Light, Time, Legacy: Francis Towne's Watercolours of Rome
Light, Time, Legacy: Francis Towne's Watercolours of Rome
Exhibitions | Until 14th August 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from British Library Centre For Conservation

The British Museum marks the bicentenary of Francis Towne's death with ...More

 
Sicily: Culture and Conquest
Sicily: Culture and Conquest
Exhibitions | Until 14th August 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from British Library Centre For Conservation

In 2016, the British Museum hosts the first exhibition in the UK to explore over 4000 years of history on ...More

 
Digital Photography Trails
Leisure | On 1st May 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from British Library Centre For Conservation

Using a digital camera to explore Museum objects and follow trails....More

Krishna In The Garden Of Assam: The Cultural Context Of An Indian Textile
Exhibitions | Until 14th August 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from British Library Centre For Conservation

Experience The Vrindavani Vastra, or The Cloth Of Vrindavan, a 17th-century, woven silk fabric with depictions of the life of ...More

The Waddesdon Bequest: A Rothschild Renaissance
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from British Library Centre For Conservation

A gallery housing the medieval and renaissance pieces collected by Baron Ferdinand Rothschild MP....More

Maser
Maser
Exhibitions | Until 5th May 2016 

Lazarides Rathbone 10 minutes walk from British Library Centre For Conservation

Irish-born graffiti artist Maser, who recently featured as one of 11 artists asked to produce a film to accompany the ...More

 
Gnostic Workshop: Magical Britain, Freemasonry, Theosophy and Alchemy
Exhibitions | On 1st May 2016 

Conway Hall 10 minutes walk from British Library Centre For Conservation

A one day gnostic workshop exploring the hidden meaning behind the symbols of freemasonry, the wisdom of the alchemists, and ...More

Music and the Communist Idea
Exhibitions | On 1st May 2016 

Conway Hall 10 minutes walk from British Library Centre For Conservation

Communism has been one of the most powerful social force in the last 200 years. It is no surprise that ...More

Drawing on Childhood
Drawing on Childhood
Exhibitions | Until 1st May 2016 

The Foundling Museum 17 minutes walk from British Library Centre For Conservation

Bringing together works of major illustrators from the eighteenth century to present day, Drawing on Childhood ...More

 
 
 
 
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