Vibration Group's Printworks, which will feature programming from LWE and Broadwick Live, is set in a former newspaper printworks in Canada Water
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Completing the trio of new venues by the Broadwick Live/Venue Lab team, 1,400-cap. Exhibition London is accounting for a “lack of spaces of its size” in the capital
By Anna Grace on 21 Nov 2019
Exhibition London, the third new venue this year from the team behind the venue Printworks, has opened its doors at Westfield shopping centre in Shepherd’s Bush, west London.
The new venue and event space, first announced in February this year, held its official opening last night (Wednesday 20 November). Spanning an area of 1,271 square metres over two floors, Exhibition London has a standing capacity of 2,396 and can accommodate 1,365 in “theatre-style” seating.
A collaborative project with shopping centre operator Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, the venue forms part of the £8 billion regeneration of the White City district of London and is housed in a grade-II listed building that formerly served as a power station for the London Underground.
“I am excited to be bringing this amazing new venue to market as I feel London lacks spaces of this size”
Exhibition London is the latest UK venue in the fast-growing portfolio of promoter and venue operator Broadwick Live and full-service agency Venue Lab, which includes Printworks and the Drumsheds. The team opened its first purpose-built destination, Magazine London (7,000-cap.), earlier this year.
Venue Lab will be responsible for all corporate event management at the venue, currently taking bookings from January 2020 onwards.
“I am excited to be bringing this amazing new venue to market as I feel London lacks spaces of this size,” comments Broadwick Live director and Venue Lab CEO, Simon Tracey.
“We have carefully designed [Exhibition London] to be a tailor-made event space with luxury features to enhance its original heritage characteristics. I hope it will play a key role in the White City regeneration project, helping to further identify the area as a mixed-use development, a place to live, work and play.”
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