A huge new events venue in Greenwich has announced it's opening date later this year.

Magazine London will be opening it's doors to the public on September 1 and there is so much to look forward to.

The purpose-built, 24,179 sq m destination will be the largest of its kind in London, offering a blank canvas for culture and commerce.

With a very simple architectural form, the space will offer a range of different spaces for a versatile number of events.

Inside Magazine London has space for up to 3,000 people and can extend to accommodate a further 7,000 people across the venue’s outdoor showground.

Access is also available to The Pylon, a site inspired by Alex Chinneck’s famous sculpture, that stands as a key feature of the surrounding area.

The venue is based near the O2 and has views of the London skyline and Canary Wharf and will be easily accessible by the Underground, road and river.

Magazine London will provide a space in the centre of London that can also hold festival like events, so you don't have to trek into a field in your wellingtons.

So what can you expect?

There are six spaces in total so you can find the perfect environment for your event.


The reception has floor-to-ceiling glass windows that provide perfect views over the river Thames and the London Skyline as well the the Showground. The Reception boasts an impressive eight-metre high ceiling, polished concrete floors and two black steel stairways that lead to the upper mezzanine levels.

It is ideal as an area for informal catering, pre-dinner drinks, and as an exhibition and break-out space.


The Main Space is the largest indoor space at Magazine London with stained black walls giving you the perfect backdrop to elevate your brand and content against. This area also features an eight-metre high ceiling, clean, polished concrete floors and clear sight lines through the space that provide an adaptable and versatile environment in which to host your event.

There is also removable staging so you can customise the space however you please.


Both Mezzanines in the venue are accessible via two black steel staircases in Reception and can be utilised as VIP areas or as overflow for higher guest numbers; they can also operate as break-out, seminar and exhibition space.

Mezzanine 2 overlooks both spaces and provides access to The Balcony, an intimate area featuring stained timber decking and black steel railings. The Balcony serves as an impeccable viewing platform for the River Thames and Canary Wharf skyline.


At 13,985 sq m, The Showground at Magazine London has an outdoor capacity of up to 7,000 people and is surrounded by panoramic views of Canary Wharf cityscape, providing a remarkable backdrop for whatever event you are hosting or attending.


Inspired by, and home to the famous sculpture by British artist, Alex Chinneck, The Pylon site is located closely behind the venue and provides the option of additional outdoor space for events.

The installation, titled ‘A Bullet from a Shooting Star’, resembles an upside-down electricity pylon, as if the structure has been shot out of the sky and into the earth. Chinneck’s inspiration for the piece is drawn from the industrial structures that dock the River Thames in London.

Watch the video above to see how the construction is getting on.