The Coal Drops

Victorian Cobbled Streets and Brick Arches

The Coal Drops are a historic and visually arresting location, situated just minutes away from one of central London’s most connected transport hubs.

Built in the 1850’s, the Coal Drops played an important role in Victorian London. The distinctive brick and cast iron structure originally carried four high-level railway tracks, from which wagons dropped coal sent from the North of England to be loaded onto horse-drawn carts at ground level. After lying derelict for years, these beautiful Victorian structures were revived by Location House as an unconventional events space.


As a venue, its industrial features and rich heritage brought something new to the contemporary events scene. Its grand outward appearance and canal-side location proved a popular choice amongst some of the most highly-sought after brands. Gainsbury and Whiting, for example, produced a stunning Alexander McQueen show for London Collections Men Autumn/Winter 14.