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#HumansOfLSA : Duko Frankhuizen

Updated: Feb 5, 2020

Our #HumansOfLSA interview series gets to know some of the people behind the Leake Street Arches project as well as those living and working in the local area.

This week, we met with Duko Frankhuizen, the Development Manager at LCR.

1. What did you want to be when you were a child?

An astronaut

2. Where is your happy place?


3. What’s your first ever memory? 

Meeting St Nicolas, the original Santa Claus

4. What do you regard as your biggest achievement in life so far?

Running the marathon

5. What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever done?

Finding somewhere to live in London.

6. When did you last break the rules?


Singing S Club 7 at karaoke. Absolute no-no.

7. If you could meet anyone (living or dead) who would it be? 

Leonard Cohen

8. If you were a graffiti artist, what would your tag name be and why? 

Ducc, because it was! Only used it once…

9. What scares you most?

The 5.30pm train to Manchester, on a Friday night.

10. If you could be remembered for one quality, what would it be? 


Tunnel Rules

London & Continental Railways Limited (LCR), the landlord of Leake Street Arches and the managers of the Leake Street Tunnel, are keen to support the creative community working on Leake Street and ensure that other people in the local area continue to value the contribution that tunnel activities bring to the neighbourhood. These Tunnel Rules are designed to create an enjoyable experience for everyone.

Events, Filming and Photography

If you are interested in holding an event (including photo shoot or film shoot) in the public spaces of Leake Street Arches, please complete this Authorisation Form and send to info@leakestreetarches.london.

If you are interested in holding a private event at one of the businesses in Leake Street Arches, please contact the business directly or email us on
info@leakestreetarches.london and we will introduce you.

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