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What is Paddington Central

Paddington Central is an 11-acre mixed-use campus, which sits beside the Grand Union Canal and Paddington station with access to the Heathrow Express and Elizabeth Line.

The tranquillity of the canal and the pulse of the city meet, creating a unique metropolitan tapestry in the heart of London, catering from morning to night with cafes, offices, gyms and bars and restaurants.


Invested in new offices & public realm improvements to date


New canal
barge restaurants


People visit Paddington
Central each year

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Art at Paddington Central

Bright, beautiful and unexpected, Paddington Central’s art collection celebrates some of the best in contemporary sculpture and painting while featuring well-known names including Sir Peter Blake, Liz West and Sean Henry. With tributes to local heroes including Alan Turing and Paddington, take some time out to stroll around one of London’s most welcoming outdoor art galleries.

Colour Transfer by Liz West

Darcie & May Green by Sir Peter Blake

Two Figures (Meeting Place) by Sean Henry

Icosahedral Sky by Jason Bruges

Bearing Up

Book Pavilion by Snohetta

Around Paddington

Friends enjoying a coffee on the rooftop