The Hip World Of Shoreditch: In Photos

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The Hip World Of Shoreditch: In Photos

Shoreditch: birthplace of Dame Barbara Windsor, resting place of Henry VIII's jester, and now the land of hipsters and start-ups.

Shoreditch Grind is a café/cocktail bar with a recording studio upstairs. Photo: Nick Jackson.
With an abundance of offices, bars, pubs and clubs, Shoreditch is the perfect place to work hard and play harder. Photo: Sven Loach.
There are around 30 curry houses on Brick Lane, as well as two 24-hour bagel places and countless other restaurants. Photo: Louis Berk.
Shoreditch is a hot spot for street art, with new works popping up every day. Photo: Matthew Gidley.
Street artist Gregos put up 50 self portrait sculptures around Shoreditch and Camden — how many have you seen? Photo: Matt Brown.
An open air gallery separates two tubes from the floor of Great Eastern Street. Photo: Tom Eversley.
From punk to hipster, Shoreditch is a hub for different fashion styles — this picture shows modern-day dandy and owner of the now-closed Time For Tea, Johnny Vercoutre. Photo: Johnnie Scarlett.
Find green in the city at the allotments near Allen Gardens. Photo: Laura McGregor.
Shoreditch is home to the Boundary Estate on Arnold Circus, the world's oldest council estate. Photo: psyxjaw.
Gentrification has greatly affected Shoreditch to the extent that a small one-bed flat can set you back over £500,000. Photo: Billy Abbott.

Last Updated 06 September 2016