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New 3,000-cap. venue, Magazine London, to open in Greenwich

Launched by Vibration Group, which manages Printworks, Magazine London will also incorporate a 7,000-cap. festival site on the Greenwich peninsula

By IQ on 08 Nov 2018

Magazine London

image © Knight Dragon Ltd

A new 3,000-capacity music and events venue, Magazine London, is set to open in Greenwich in 2019.

Magazine will be operated by Vibration Group, the company behind Printworks in Canada Water, and is intended to host concerts, parties, exhibitions, conferences and other events.

The Magazine site will also be home to a 7,000-cap. outdoor festival/events site, dubbed the Showground, on the Greenwich peninsula, close to the O2 Arena.

“Working with Knight Dragon is an incredible opportunity,” says Simon Tracey, Vibration Group CEO. “They are an extremely dynamic company with a proven international track record and developments in four continents.

“London is still very much at the forefront of live events globally, and Magazine, with its incredible flexibility both indoor and out, is groundbreaking.”

“As well as the O2… Magazine London adds another dimension, and another destination, to [Greenwich] peninsula”

Richard Margree, CEO of property company Knight Dragon, which has invested a “multimillion-pound” sum into the project, adds: “Magazine London fits superbly with what we’re doing on Greenwich Peninsula: creating a new London underpinned by creativity, a community with culture and entertainment at its heart. As well as the hugely successful O2, and the Design District opening in 2020, Magazine London adds another dimension, and another destination, to the emerging peninsula.”

“It’s a pivotal moment for Venue Lab and hugely significant for London,” comments Vibration Group’s strategy and creative director, Simeon Aldred. “Greenwich peninsula is a flagship global development and one of the single largest regeneration projects in Europe.

“To be developing a brand new cultural venue here is exciting for us and crucial in place-making, adding to the cultural diversity and investment Knight Dragon are bringing to the area.”

Construction of Magazine London begins December 2018, for an expected opening in summer 2019.

 


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