Leake Street Arches incorporates Leake Street (the graffiti tunnel) and a new pedestrianised walkway connecting Leake Street to Westminster Bridge roundabout. 

If approaching from Waterloo, you can access Leake Street Arches from York Road, Waterloo Station Approach Road or Lower Marsh. 

If approaching from Lambeth or Westminster, you can access Leake Street Arches from Westminster Bridge Roundabout or Westminster Bridge Road. The entrance is next door to the Park Plaza County Hall.   

  • By bicycle – Bike racks are provided within Lake Street Arches. Santander Cycles nearest stand is on Lower Marsh (1 min walk) and on Lambeth Palace Road, Baylis Road, Waterloo Station and Lambeth North Station.

  • By tube to Waterloo or Lambeth North underground stations – Each 5 mins walk.  Northern (Charing Cross Branch), Jubilee or Bakerloo lines to Waterloo.  Or Bakerloo line to Lambeth North.

  • By boat to Waterloo Pier-London Eye – 5 mins walk.  For London River Services passenger boats along the Thames.

  • By bus to County Hall)-  24 hours service routes 12,53, 148,159 341, 453.  Day service routes 77,211,381,507,C10, RV1.  Night services routes N109, N155, N381.

  • By rail - Waterloo Station – 5 mins walk.

  • By rail - Waterloo East – 9 mins.


Please note, car parking is not allowed at Leake Street Arches. 
The nearest car park is Britannia Parking on Upper Marsh. (from £6 per hour). 
Details of this (and other local car parks) can be found via Parkopedia here.


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

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 and we will introduce you.

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