Update: We currently have scaffolding covering our building to re-paint it. This means it’s not as easy to locate as usual.

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275 Pentonville Road
London N1 9NL

Public Transport

Scala is a 3 minute walk from Kings Cross and St Pancras Rail Stations. Turn left out of the station and on to Pentonville Road you will see us on the next junction.

London Underground

Scala is a 3 minute walk from Kings Cross Underground Station. Underground lines at this station include Piccadilly, Northern, Victoria, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan and Circle lines.


Buses that run along Pentonville Road include 30, 73, 214. Additional buses that stop at Kings Cross Station include 10, 17, 45, 46, 63, 91, 259. Visit quickmap.com for a very cool animated bus map.

Plan your journey

London Transports Journey Planner is useful to plan your route and time, and also check for any disruptions.


There is a taxi rank directly outside Scala. There is a second taxi rank at Kings Cross station, a three minute walk away. Local cab companies include
X-press Cars 020 7609 9999 and Addison Lee 020 7387 8888


There is limited street parking in Kings Cross. Scala is located in the borough of Camden but is on the boundry road for Islington Borough.  There are limited parking meters in  nearby streets which are free to use after 6.30pm.

St Pancras Station has a 24-hour car park open every day of the year with 315 car parking spaces. More information at stpancras.com.

There is a smaller pay and display Euro Car Park on Britannia Street, WC1X 9JS Weekend rate is available from Friday midnight to 8:00am Monday (£5.50 per 24hrs). Payments accepted: Coins, Pay-by-Mobile

Scala is just outside the congestion charge. Be warned however as Scala is on the boundary road, some roads just south of Scala are chargable up until 6pm Monday to Friday.

Parkopedia.co.uk is a good website to get an overview of parking in the area.


We have a cash point inside Scala situated outside the Foyer bar and there are several cash points at Thameslink station adjacent to Scala. Turn right out of the Scala entrance. Please note that there is no re-admission at Scala.

Street safety

Please take care when leaving the venue especially if you are on your own. Scala security staff are happy to escort you to a licensed taxi.

Local Places to Stay

The Comfort Inn ***
2-5 St Chad´s Street, Kings Cross, London
Tel: 0207 837 1940 www.comfortinnkingscross.co.uk

Holiday Inn ****
1 Kings Cross Road, Bloomsbury, London
Tel: 0207 833 3900 www.londonhotels.holiday-inn.com

Arriva Hotel **
47-55 Swinton Street, Kings Cross, London
Tel: 01844 343 132

You may also want to look on the following websites to help you find a place to stay:


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