Author: benjamin

Temporary media and commerce centre for Shoreditch

Dezeen on a new temporary media and commerce centre to run from May to Sept; »

Commercial units under rail bridge at Hackney Downs Station

I may be posting this in the wrong group since I can't find an application for this site, however;I »

Duke’s – Downham Rd N1

Recently opened at 33 Downham Rd; »

Development of the Dalston Tesco site on corner of Sandringham Rd

Six storey mix development - 2011/3132More info in a piece from Loving Dalston; »

Cafe @ Ridley

Has anyone been to the new cafe on Dalston Lane near its junction with Ridley Rd? It's been open a f »

Borough Wines new shop by Hackney Downs Station: L’entrepôt

Borough Wines are opening a new large shop next to the Tesco by Hackney Downs train station.I don't »

New London Architecture – Store Street

New London Architecture at The Building Centre in Store Street (off Tottenham Ct Rd) have a couple o »

Stoke Newington is UK burglary capital

\If you're worried about thieves steer clear of Stoke Newington in north London which was today reve »

Hackney You’re Not So Crap – Andy quirk


Fabrica 584 Kingsland

It's been open a while now. The crowd is too cliquey for my taste, but the interior is tastefully pa »

‘Photographing East London’ course @ Bishopsgate Inst.

\This practical one-day course will use the camera lens to explore the diversity and the changing fa »

High-density cities & environmental sustainability

Given that more compact and dense cities are more environmentally sustainable as they reduce the nee »

Downs Rd E5 (side of chemist by Clapton Pond)

A new work done today on the side of the chemist on Downs Rd E5. »

New initiative is seeking Hackney homeowners or tenants…

\A new scheme is to be launched in Hackney that pairs up homeowners with would-be lodgers. The idea »

18 storey block adjacent to Dalston Kingsland station

An application went in last month for a mixed use block of up to 18 storeys adjacent to Dalston King »

Chelsea – Hackney Line (Crossrail 2)

With the news that the government appears to be backing the HS2 Birmingham to Euston rail project, d »

2,000 solar panels on Pembury estate

The Evening Standard has a report on the newly installed solar panels on the Pembury estate; »

New designs for Pembury Circus

Some of you may have noticed the new hoardings that have gone up around the Pembury Circus site for »

Hackney residents among those most at risk of eviction

\Hackney residents among those most at risk of eviction\" »

Hackney fifth least affordable housing in UK

East London Lines is reporting that Hackney housing is now \the fifth least affordable in the countr »

7-19 Amhurst Rd E8

An application for a hotel and student accomodation on the site by Hackney Central station (where E. »

Mint Vintage in Stoke Newington

It looks as though Mint Vintage are branching out from Covent Garden and opening a shop in Stoke New »

The Cricketers – 181 Clarence Rd

Planning application for conversion of public house and residential units above to commercial (A1, A »

Palm2 – 152-156 Lower Clapton Rd

Palm2 have an application for a new shopfront. I can't access the drawings at the moment but the app »

E5 Bakehouse – new cafe

E5 Bakehouse have a new cafe in arch 395 (just a few doors away from the bakery). »

Happy Kitchen

New cafe open next to London Fields station; »

Power Lunches

A new eaterie about to open at 446 Kingsland (a few doors down from A Little of What You Fancy). »

195 Mare St – Elizabeth Fry Refuge

It's back on the market again. There's a board up for Currells but I can't find it listed on their s »

Pacific Social Club – Clarence Rd

i'm yet to go in but I've just noticed a new one right at the bottom of Clarence Rd (near the top of »

Pembury Circus – Peabody

As a proponent of housing developments and high-rise, I hope I'm not shooting myself in the foot by »

Hackney architecture

There's a feature - and front page photo - in the current issue of Blueprint magazine which rightly »

Plasterer & Bathroom fitter

I need both a plasterer and a bathroom-fitter... a good one who can do everything from carpentry to »

\Hackney – a second look (photobook)

Sorry if everyone is already aware of this, but I've only just discovered it and thought it fascinat »

137-139 Stoke Newington Rd

I'm after an old photograph of Newstoke House, 137-139 Stoke Newington Rd, on the corner of Beatty R »

131 Lower Clapton Rd

Application no. 2011/0560Proposal: Construction of 4-storey building comprising A1 unit at ground fl »

How to improve commercial vibrancy on Lower Clapton Rd

A space to discuss how Lower Clapton Rd's commerce can be improved. »

Metropolitan Drinking Fountain & Cattle Trough

I think I'm correct in stating that the drinking fountain/trough at Pembury junction (currently aban »