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Craft Central

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Historic Victorian forge with creative studio conversion. 1000 sq ft triple height space with huge feature windows, exposed brickwork, ironwork, industrial fittings, including two overhead cranes. The Forge can meet a multitude of moods, original iron colonnade meets clean modern birch ply internal structures, meets exposed industrial brick. If you stunning original features aren't your thing we have clean contempary meeting spaces that can be dressed to your needs.


  • Wifi
  • Great natural light
  • High ceilings
  • Industrial features
  • Wonderful acoustics
  • Display Benches and Plinths
  • Exhibition Hall
  • Gallery Hanging System
  • Kitchen
  • Meeting Rooms
  • unique Victorian Forge Building

 Food And Drink

  • External catering allowed
  • External alcohol allowed
  • Kitchenette
  • Space for catering equipment


  • 300 Standing
  • 150 Theatre


  • Art Exhibitions
  • Pop-Ups
  • Ticketed events
  • Events with Alcohol


  • 1000ft2 (93m2)
  • Ceiling height 22ft (6.7m)
  • Storage Space
  • 2 Parking Spaces
  • The Forge
  • 397-411 Westferry Road
  • Isle of Dogs
  • London
  • E143AE

More about  Craft Central

The Forge is a unique venue; we provide studio and office space, as well a stunning exhibition hall and meeting rooms.

The design of The Forge provides a spectacular full height events/exhibition space at the street front of this historic building. The exposed brickwork walls, beautiful high windows, overhead listed industrial cranes and ironwork, combine with the modern bleacher seating to provide the perfect and versatile staging for a variety of events and exhibitions, product launches, press events and away days.

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