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#HumansOfLSA : Matt Allder

Updated: Feb 5, 2020

Taking inspiration from the original #HumansOfNewYork campaign that was designed to get to know the person behind the lens, our #HumansOfLSA introduces some of the characters that have helped shape Leake Street Arches.

This week, we spoke to Matt Allder, the Marketing and Communications Manager at WeAreWaterloo.

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

Dinosaur / Rock Star / Astronaut

2. Where is your happy place?

A park in the sunshine

3. What’s your first ever memory?

My little brother being brought home from hospital.

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

The small part I played in the conception of my two beautiful daughters.

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

Get up for work after three years without sleep (due to my two beautiful daughters).

6. When did you last break the rules?


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

My nan, who I never got to meet.

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

Mouse (childhood nickname).

9. What scares you most?

My kids growing up to be like me.

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

A good friend.

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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