Away from the hustle and bustle of London’s infamous Oxford Circus, lives Shoreditch, the home of hipsters embodying everything East London hold dear. The quirky neighbourhood’s gentrification has seen a rise in generation rent craving the E1 postcode.
In the heart of London’s creative scene, Shoreditch is thriving with creativity from Geffrye Museum, street performers and the innovative displays of street art. In Shoreditch’s centre is Rich Mix the independent creative arts venue featuring a bar, cinema and fusion restaurant. Around the corner, Shoreditch Town Hall is the theatrical hub for E1, where musicians including Lea Michele have performed.
As chaotic as Shoreditch is by day, it’s twice as exciting at night. In the summer, rooftop bars including Queen of Hoxton’s are a favourite venue, while BoxPark is enjoyed for its heated outside garden spaces in the winter months. Hotels including The Ace Hotel and The Curtain are a favourite for their vibrant night scene alongside nightclub Electric Ballroom.
Street food reigns supreme in the district, with BoxPark in centre stage. Celebrating Indian, Caribbean and Mexican cuisines among more, and a variety of independent bars, restaurant and coffee shops, Shoreditch caters to the residents with amenities beloved by the local community.
Right next to Shoreditch High Street Station, Brick Lane Market, is an electric artistic hub, celebrating the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s alongside independent food stalls selling vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free desserts and drinks.
A Final Note
As more of the UK, are embracing the creativity of London, combined with underground, rail and bus transport links to central London, alongside National Express, Shoreditch continues to be a hotspot for generation rent.