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Old Street Station – Unit 2B

London EC, London

20 sqft


Bar & Restaurant


Shop Share


A Little About This Space

Old Street Station is the world’s first underground station dedicated to innovative retail and immersive brand experience. This tiny unit provides the perfect space to set up your kiosk or sampling bar, right in the centre of the station. Use the large cupboard area to the side, and the panel above the unit, to put your branding and logo in front of thousands of commuters a day. The space comes with electricity, a storage cupboard and a double-sided lightbox for branding.

View the floorplan for this space.


Watch as Londoners break their daily commute with a bit of unexpected retail therapy. Old Street attracts a mixed crowd, from City workers to those working in what Wired magazine calls the “fastest-growing tech cluster” in Europe. They’re looking for quick and easy purchases – a good chance to offer commuters a quick pick-me-up or something to help kick-start their day. Peak travel times are between 8-10am and 5-8pm during the working week.


You’re next door to another one of our our pop-up units, opposite the fast food cafe Nincomsoup, and near the independent bookshop, Camden Lock Books. We’ve got more pop-up shops a few doors down, view our other spaces available in Old Street station here.


Dollar Shave Club used the unit as a sampling booth during their station take-over in January 2018.

Freddie’s Flowers regularly pop up here with their infamous bike and fresh flowers.

PRESS London appeared here in October 2015, delivering the finest cold-pressed juices to daily commuters.

Propercorn appeared here in January 2015 for a two-week pop up.


  • Lighting
  • Security shutters
  • Stock room
  • Wheelchair accessible

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Rules of The Space

Bookings run strictly from Monday - Sunday with check in the day before your first day of tenancy.

Mandatory trading hours are 7:30am - 7pm.

You must have a black, cut out vinyl on your lightbox by 7.30am on the first day of your tenancy.

Branding on the shop's exterior is allowed.

TfL will require RAMS and Method Statements along with visuals and proposed fit outs two weeks before residency for sign off.

Painting of the interior of the shop is allowed, subject to reinstating when leaving.

Loading and delivery can be done via driving into Old Street Roundabout. There's a small lift down to the station. Loading access should be done outside of peak hours and Sundays.

Check-in occurs from 4-5pm on the Sunday before your launch.

Check-out occurs from 11am-12pm on the last Sunday of your tenancy.

Home Truths

There is construction work happening in some parts of the station throughout 2019, but the underground and the retail units will remain operational throughout the planned works.

The station is a busy environment, which means the more exciting and innovative you are the more likely you are to make an impact. Consult with our Concierge team to make the most of appearing underground.

Old Street is a living, breathing underground station, with all its perks (amazing footfall, access to all the creative minds of silicon roundabout), and pitfalls (dust from the tracks and pests).

There is no water supply, but access to water is possible.