The Open Centre

Published on 18/07/2016 by

Updated on 31/08/2016 by

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188 Old Street

United Kingdom

We are centrally located at 188 Old Street, London EC1V 9FR, UK, in the former St. Luke’s School building which is on the south side of the street, a two-minute walk from the Old Street roundabout and Northern Line tube station.

From Old Street station, take Subway 3 and turn right towards ‘Barbican’ (Old Street west, south side) and go past the Shell petrol station. The door to 188 Old Street is after a gated yard entrance to City Cloisters on your left.

Entry to the building requires a security code. We regret that there is currently no access for wheelchairs, however this is forthcoming.

Tubes & Overground

We are a two-minute walk from Old Street (Northern Line) station. Liverpool Street (Circle, City, Metropolitan and Central Lines), Moorgate, Barbican (Circle, City and Metropolitan Lines) and Shoreditch High Street (Overground) are also within walking distance.


Old Street is served by First Capital Connect’s Moorgate line, several mainline services arrive and leave from Liverpool Street and Moorgate is served by Thameslink and First Capital Connect. Kings Cross, St. Pancras, Euston and London Bridge stations are all within easy reach.


Numerous bus routes pass nearby, including 55 and 243 on Old Street and 48, 76, 141, 214 and 271 on City Road.


Car parking is metered during weekdays and Saturday mornings. We are just inside the congestion charging zone.

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