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New consultation on Shoreditch’s Goodsyard development

Long standing plans to surround Shoreditch High Street station with a cluster of tower blocks have been revised and a new consultation is open.


London Public Art: The Whitechapel Threads

In the middle of a wide avenue by Shoreditch station stands three ropes threaded and frozen in space.


Shoreditch’s Shakespearean theatre to be opened to the public

The remains of a Shakespearean theatre discovered under the streets of Shoreditch will be go on public display next year, as part of a new museum opening on the site.


Typography as art – exhibition in Shoreditch

An exhibition about fonts and typography has opened in Shoreditch, in an old hall that's now a cafe.


London’s Alleys: Pedley Street Arch, E1

A curiosity of what is more usually called Pedley Street Arch is that it's not on Pedley Street at all, but Fleet Street Hill, and what is called Pedley Street used to be Weaver Street, and what was Pedley Street...


Shakespeare’s Shoreditch theatre found to have extra large stage

A Shakespearean theatre stage large enough to stage fight scenes is being uncovered in Shoreditch.


London’s Alleys – Fleur de Lis Street

Although called a street, this is in fact an alleyway, or at least, enough of it is to qualify.


Jonathan Meades, in Shoreditch, Abroad, Art Again

The dark glasses wearing gloomy commentator on food and architecture has an art exhibition, housed in the achingly fashionable part of London in an achingly fashionable unfinished space of an empty building.


Inside Shoreditch’s Disused Tube Trains

One of the more famous of local landmarks that can be found in the hipster-central that is Shoreditch are four old tube trains sitting up high on the remains of a disused railway viaduct.


The Post-War Plans to Rebuild Shoreditch & Bethnal Green

As World War Two started to approach what seemed to be its final conclusion, city planners turned their minds to the aftermath, and the rebuilding of homes and factories damaged by wartime bombing.