About & Contact

January 2019 cover. Credit: LBTM
Gasholder is a monthly print title & daily online magazine that quite simply loves London.

Published by London Belongs To Me, the team behind award-winning north London flagship Kentishtowner, it started life in 2014 as a barometer of the fast-moving cultural happenings around King’s Cross and St Pancras. Its name? Simply a nod to both the capital’s illustrious past and exciting present (read why we love gasholders here).

Since that time its remit has grown to cover wider independent food, arts, music, LGBT and travel stories across the mostly central swathes of the city.

With that in mind, our writers roam everywhere from Holborn to Hackney, Bloomsbury to Bow – and (sometimes far) beyond. But our hearts still belong to KX. So come with us – if you will.

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Gasholder is published by London Belongs To Me, an award-winning boutique publishing house whose focus is on the interesting, less heralded bits of the capital that are sometimes forgotten in the stampede towards Soho or Shoreditch.

Our north London flagship title Kentishtowner was founded by broadsheet writer Stephen Emms in 2010. It won funding from Nesta in 2012 and started a monthly print edition in 2013.

Like London? Our other publications include south London’s Below The River; east London neighbourhood title Leytonstoner; north London’s Seventhsister; central London’s Eustontowner; SW1 lifestyle quarterly St James’s Correspondent and a travel site, Weekendr.

Together our titles attract 250k readers, with about 125K on social media too.

Gasholder is available free at 100 key pubs, bars, shops and cafes in eight London postcodes: N1, WC1, N1C, NW1, N7, NW5, N19, and NW3 and WC1. Estimated readership is 40,000 in print with the same again online.

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Editor Stephen Emms
New Business director and associate editor Tom Kihl
Designer Tammy Kerr
Staff Writers Clare Hand, Laura Evans 
Advertise (more info and media pack here): tom@londonbelongstome.com
Editorial: stephen@londonbelongstome.com

London Belongs To Me
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Transparency disclaimer: anything in our food & drink section marked ‘Review’ is always paid for by ourselves and anonymous. Food-related content otherwise titled, such as ‘5 Things You Should Eat At’ or ‘Must Do’, ‘So You’ve Never Been To’ or ‘What’s [name of restaurant] like?’ is mostly hosted by related PR companies and/or the venues themselves. Our budgets and resources are extremely (and increasingly) limited: it therefore goes without saying that we are objective and constructively critical whatever route we take.

If you are a PR, have a forthcoming event, or wish to pitch us feature ideas please email info@gasholder.london