Arches & industrial
We are proud to manage 800 arches across London, providing space to amazing businesses and contributing to our local communities. Arches are a great place for business; whether for testing new ideas, manufacturing, fixing, offices, commercial kitchens, swimming pools, the opportunities are limited only by your business idea. As a consumer, we want you to support your local arches and as a business, we'd love to hear your plans.
Arch Day 2023
Each summer, we celebrate the hundreds of businesses across London who call our railway arches home. On Saturday 8 July, we invite you to visit, share and celebrate your local arch businesses using the tag #LoveYourLocalArches
Love Your Local Arches
Transport for London's railway arches are home to a wide range of businesses, from bakeries in Hoxton to garages in Ladbroke Grove, dog groomers in South Harrow to gyms in Putney. We are proud to call these businesses our customers and it is our aim to help them to thrive and for us, together, to contribute to our local communities and the success of the city.
Throughout the pandemic, we worked hard to support our customers with financial, emotional and practical support. It was part of our longstanding commitment to work with our customers as partners and to grow together. The value that our arch customers generate for their local communities and for London is huge and shapes our relationship with them as we build on our recovery from the pandemic.
You can support the arches by visiting them and using their businesses. And if you are a business looking for a new home, get in touch with us as we'd love to hear about your plans.
You can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about just some of our arch customers go to the Made by TfL blog.
Where are my closest arches?
We have arches all around London, but here are a few locations to look out for:
- East Putney
- Golders Green
- Kew Bridge north side
- Kew Bridge south side
- Ladbroke Grove
- Latimer Road
- Putney Bridge
- Ravenscourt Park
- Shepherd's Bush
- South Harrow
- Stamford Brook
We're here to help you and your business be a success - and will consider a wide range of uses for our unique spaces.
If you see a space that you are interested in, please get in touch with the listed agent to find out more.
Find out about how to apply to work with us on our Applying for a tenancy page. There's also information on leases, rents and how we will consider your application.
Turning Earth Ceramics
Two railway arches in Hoxton are the home of a creative hub at the heart of the community. Turning Earth Ceramics hosts a ceramic studio which is open to everyone.
Since opening, they've delivered almost 1,000 ceramics courses and welcomed more than 2,000 users to their studio.
Shoreditch London has been hosting events in their Shoreditch railway arch venues since 2006.
Shoreditch Studios on Bateman's Row is popular for tech events, conferences, hackathons, wedding ceremonies and receptions. Kachette on Old Street regularly hosts product launches, gaming events, pop-ups, corporate and private parties. Both venues are versatile blank canvas spaces.