Our Shoreditch branch is in the middle of this creative district, just around the corner from the likes of Boxpark Shoreditch and Shoreditch House and covering the entire Shoreditch property market. We couldn’t ask for a better location. From our base on Great Eastern Street, we cover the surrounding postcodes of N1, E1, E2, EC2, EC3 and SE1. The area of Shoreditch is divided between the boroughs of Hackney, Tower Hamlets and Islington. Most properties here are close to the appeal of Old Street, Shoreditch High Street, Spitalfields and Bethnal Green. These are diverse neighbourhoods associated with nightlife, art, fashion, food and drink – and there’s plenty of hangouts to choose from.
First up, Old Spitalfields Market, home to artists and creatives. This covered Victorian market hall is a favourite spot for lunch and is known for its food and drink. Stroll around and you’ll also find everything from antiques to vinyl and even events. Further out of the market, Shoreditch has endless streets of quirky stores, coffee shops and clothing brands. Also within walking distance to the south-east of Shoreditch High Street is the Barbican Centre. Home to the performing arts, the building is an exceptional example of Brutalist architecture. While you’re there, check out the Barbican Conservatory (a relaxing place for afternoon tea) and the Barbican Water Gardens to escape the sound of the city.
As letting agents in Shoreditch, we often meet young professionals who want to move closer to where it’s happening – whether that’s for work in the area or to soak up the atmosphere. After all, there aren’t that many places where you can walk around a corner and find street art from the likes of Banksy and Nathan Bowen. Aside from the art, the cafe scene and restaurants alone have created their own kind of social culture, providing meeting places to hang out. Another destination worth mentioning is Boxpark Shoreditch. This is a shipping container pop-up mall for independent and global fashion and lifestyle stores. It was the first of its kind and is still a beacon for people who want to shop the latest clothing lines or sample great food and music.
Getting in and out of Shoreditch couldn’t be easier. The appeal of the Shoreditch property market is its proximity to Liverpool Street Station (that means weekends in Brighton and links up and down the country) and a handful of tube stations (think Old Street, Shoreditch High Street, Liverpool Street and Moorgate). If you’re a landlord or seller looking for an estate agent in Shoreditch, we can give you a realistic idea of the local market right now and point you in the right direction when it comes to both the famous and underrated corners of this part of East London.