East End Shops from Spitalfields Life


Spitalfields Life has published a series of pieces documenting East End shop fronts, in support of the campaign against the forthcoming rise in business rates across the area. I have picked one photo from each piece and would encourage a proper browse of all of them. Fascinating stuff!

Brick Lane, 1988. (Photo: Alan Dein/Spitalfields Life)

Corner Shop, Spitalfields, 1961 – “The kid’s just got his stuff for his mum and he’s walking back.” (Photo: John Claridge/Spitalfields Life)

(Photo: Tony Hall/Spitalfields Life)

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