Space to Think: London
This is the first in a series uncovering secret spaces to think in the world’s biggest cities. Here’s 6 of the best...
The Barbican is a lumbering beast of 70s utopian dreams and amongst the estate there are lots of places to think including: The Conservatory and Foyer Spaces.
Opening times: Mon–Sat: 9am–11pm / Sun: 11am–11pm / Bank Holidays: 12 noon–11pm
Tube: Barbican or Moorgate
A hidden sanctuary to the written word in the most welcoming public space in London. Take the singing lift up to floor 5 and you will be merrily transported to this inspirational hotspot.
Open: Tuesday - Sunday from 11am to 8pm
Tube: Waterloo or Embankment
If you like desolation and find solace in abandoned industrial spaces head to Thames Barrier for a small café and exhibition.
Opening times: Check website: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/the-thames-barrier#visiting-the-thames-barrier
Tube: Charlton / Woolwich Dockyard