Clerkenwell is a home to more creative businesses and architects per square mile than anywhere else on the planet, making it truly one of the most important design hubs in the world. The Annual Clerkenwell Design week is a celebration of this and we are so pleased to be going into its 10th edition this year.

CDW is free to attend and opens the doors on some of Clerkenwell’s most unique and historic venues – allowing all visitors the opportunity to enjoy these special, memorable spaces.

21st – 23rd May 2019

Tuesday: 10am – 7pm / Wednesday: 10am – 9pm / Thursday: 10am – 7pm

As a local resident, you’re welcome to enjoy fast track registration for the event by clicking HERE

The team behind CDW know that this amazing area is also your home, and we want to ensure that our impact on the parks, the traffic levels and the general day to day is affected as little as possible.

Getting in contact with the team is easy, if you wish to discuss anything in more detail please feel free to email or call +44 (0)203 225 5200

Or, if it’s during the festival itself; visit the dedicated Organiser’s Office located in Design Fields (Spa Fields).

Unfortunately, due to the operational complexity and layout of Clerkenwell Design Week, there will be some restrictions to your local green spaces. However, we are committed to making these restrictions as short and controlled as possible – maximising the available use of the space to the public.

Spa Fields & St James’ Park
Dates: Monday 13th – Sunday 26th May 2018

Build works will be begin at the above locations from Monday 13th May. Site teams will be in place keeping control of access to the parks to ensure the safe environment for local residents whilst these works are carried out. During this time, they may be increased vehicle presence in the area, and increased noise levels.

To further support local residents, the 2018 CDW has reviewed its venue opening times with the structures in Spa Fields and St James’ Park. The show will close at 7pm on Tuesday 21st and Thursday 23rd May, and only feature one ‘late’ night until 9pm on 22nd May.

CDW will not permit any build activity making excess noise past 10pm at any time.

From time to time, and to address any health and safety concerns, it may be required for our staff to re-direct pedestrians in order to ensure a safe environment. Your cooperation with our onsite teams is greatly appreciated.

In order to ensure the local residents have full access to their park on Bank Holiday Monday (27th May) it has been agreed that the metal protective matting will be collected on Tuesday 28th May, this process will take no longer than approx. 90 minutes.

fabric night club, Greenhill Rents, EC1M 6HJ
Dates: 19th May – 24th May

Deliveries will begin at the above location from the 19th May. Site teams will be in place keeping control of access to the venue to ensure the safe working environment. During this time, they may be increased vehicle presence in the area.

CDW will not permit any activity making excess noise past 10pm at any time.

From time to time, and to address any health and safety concerns, it may be required for our staff to re-direct pedestrians in order to ensure a safe environment. Your cooperation with our onsite teams is greatly appreciated.

The Order of St John and St John’s Square, EC1V 4JJ
Dates: Sunday 19th – Sunday 26th May 2018

Parking restrictions and build works will be begin in St. John’s Square from Sunday 19th May. Site teams will be in place keeping control of access to these spaces to ensure the safety of local residents whilst these works are carried out. During this time, they may be increased vehicle presence in the area, and increased noise levels.

CDW will not permit any build activity making excess noise past 10pm at any time.

From time to time, and to address any health and safety concerns, it may be required for our staff to re-direct pedestrians in order to ensure their safety. Your cooperation with our onsite teams is greatly appreciated.

During the above dates, there will be some restrictions to local business deliveries, if you have any queries, please discuss directly with the events team using the above contact details.

House of Detention, 12 Sans Walk, EC1R 0AS
Dates: 19th May – 24th May

Deliveries (from Clerkenwell Close) will begin at the above location from the 19th May. Site teams will be in place keeping control of access to the venue to ensure the safe working environment. During this time, they may be increased vehicle presence in the area.

CDW will not permit any build activity making excess noise past 10pm at any time.

From time to time, and to address any health and safety concerns, it may be required for our staff to re-direct pedestrians in order to ensure their safety. Your cooperation with our onsite teams is greatly appreciated.

If you have a query, please email us.