Wilkinson Eyre Architects, 2011
Unit 1-4, Edmund Halley Way, SE10 0FR
Tour exploring the civil engineering achievements of the construction of the cable car. Led by the London Cable Car engineers* and front-of-house team.
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River: North Greenwich Pier
The cable car across the River Thames is one of the most exciting additions to London’s infrastructure in recent years, and provides a vital link between the O2 Arena and Excel Exhibition and Conference Centre in London's Docklands.
The scheme comprises a number of distinct elements, the design of which offered the opportunity to create a highly recognisable piece of infrastructure. While the sculpted forms of the towers have the potential to become the iconic feature of the scheme, the stations at either end perform an important function as the gateways denoting the beginning and end of what is a memorable journey.
The design was completed and submitted for planning approval within an extremely tight timescale, and planning permission was granted by all three relevant London boroughs in February 2011. The cable car was opened to the public on 28th June 2012.
Provisional Group Booking opportunities is available by following the link here: https://forms.office.com/e/NzyvzBATf9
Discover the London Cable Car Experience, a multi-purpose space located next to cable car Greenwich Peninsula. The experience incorporates retail, education, and hospitality into one leisure space providing fun for all the family!
Enjoy a round-trip on the London Cable Car and on your way out benefit from FREE entry to learn about the cable car’s history and explore the interactive activities on offer including:
Create your own unique teddy bear in our workshop. The workshop experience includes stuffing your bear, giving them a heart, reading them a poem, and dressing them in an outfit of your choice. Prices start from £20.
A trip on the Cable Car is already considered one of the most insta-worthy things to do in London… But if that’s not enough, explore this pop-up photo opportunity brought to you by the Selfie Factory to capture the perfect snap of yourself in front of a cable car!
Why not gain a new perspective with the Virtual Reality experience? Grab a VR headset and immerse yourself in an exclusive simulated reality, with games starting from only £8.
Café and gifts
Additionally, take the time to refresh and recharge in our café with coffee supplied by independent coffee roasters Perky Blenders. Grab yourself a hot or cold drink and light snack before or after your trip on the Cable Car.
Don’t forget to browse our gift shop and pick up a souvenir to remember your visit. With an array of sustainable products on offer, from mugs to sweatshirts, there is something for everyone!
We have facilities throughout our space including two restrooms in the mezzanine area, and one fully accessible restroom on the ground floor with baby changing facilities. For individuals with accessibility needs, we have a fully accessible lift which connects the ground floor to the upstairs area and mezzanine.
Private hire opportunities option available.
For more information, please follow the link here: https://londonblog.tfl.gov.uk/2023/05/24/london-cable-car-experience/
Drop in / Guided tour
Building D2 designed by Mole Architects has a striking exterior with an iridescent painted finish that changes colour with the light. Internally timber was chosen for its renewable low-carbon properties. Mole Architects also designed the adjacent C2, Ziggurat-shaped and clad in CorTen weathered steel, which makes a striking statement. The building is fitted out with a test kitchen and studios.
Mole Architects, 2021
Building D1, designed by Architecture 00 forms one of two buildings that house Bureau, which offers coworking in the heart of Design District. D1 is home to a variety of workspaces and businesses with meeting rooms, studios and Forum.
Architecture 00, 2021
Designed by SelgasCano, listen to musicians perform in different areas inside and outside of Canteen during the festival. We'll be showcasing some of London's best independent musicians. Enjoy food and drink from global street food traders.
Drop in / Guided tour
theatre, health, education, concert/performance space, art studio
The building, designed by Mole Architects, comprises a 2000 square foot rehearsal top-lit studio, open-plan office, music production studio. Constructed entirely from timber, clad in weathered steel and designed to limit energy consumption.
Mole Architects, 2022
Drop in / Workshop
The Institute of Creativity and Technology is based in Design District building A1, designed by Barozzi Veiga. It is a future-focused home of experimentation, connection and collaboration. Explore the building and take part in workshops.
Barozzi Veiga, 2021
The NOW Gallery is an art space - contained within two curved glass pavilions linked by a patinated brass-edged canopy - which defines the southern edge of Peninsula Square and acts as a gateway to the south, the cable car and Central Park.
Barfield Marks, 2014
Design District is a collection of 16 buildings designed by eight architects, one minute from North Greenwich station. The District supports an ecosystem of creative businesses and helps foster connections through affordable spaces, comprehensive facilities and a thriving events programme.
walk/tour, mixed use, gallery, offices, community/cultural, art studio
A pair of affordable studio buildings as part of a new creative district on the Greenwich peninsula. David Kohn Architects worked with developer Knight Dragon on two new build creative studio buildings as part of the Design District.
David Kohn Architects, 2022
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