Supermarkets, shops and markets
Tesco Metro - supermarket
London, EC2M 4LN
Marks and Spencer Simply Food - supermarket
Liverpool Street Station,
London, EC2M 7QH
Close to Shoreditch High Street you’ll find Brick Lane Market. This a great place for vintage shopping for a wide range of clothing and antiques. Brick Lane is also famous for its nightlife, attractions and food.
Visit: Brick Lane
Also next to Shoreditch High Street is the BoxPark, London’s only pop-up mall. Made entirely from shipping containers, you’ll find leading designer brands and frequent events.
Explore a little more and you’ll find London’s oldest market, Spitalfields. Come here for independent shops and traders offering innovative fashion and interiors, original artworks and food.
London, EC3A 7BE
11 White Kennet Street,
London, E1 7BS
To find alternatives, use the Post Office branch finder.
Brick Lane Police station
25 Brick Lane,
London, E1 6PU
Visit: Brick Lane Police Station - Metropolitan Police
The closest cash machines are listed below. Alternatively, enter postcode EC1R 4TY into the Link ATM locator.
London, E1 6AA
101 Commercial Street,
London, E1 6DE
Parks and green spaces
Haggerston Park, north towards Haggerston.
Visit: Haggerston Park
Weavers Fields, east toward Bethnal Green.
Visit: Weavers Fields
Local storage companies include:
85 Stepney Way
London E1 2EN
Visit: Safestore Whitechapel
Places to eat
Here is a small selection of favourites. For more ideas, visit: Time Out London
Italian - Sweet Basil
65 Brushfield Street,
London, E1 6AA
Visit: Sweet Basil
Pizza - Pizza East
56 Shoreditch High Street,
London, E1 6JJ
Visit: Pizza East
Thai - Rosa’s Thai Cafe
12 Hanbury Street,
London, E1 6QR
Visit: Rosa’s Thai Cafe
Indian - Reema Balti House
48 Hanbury Street,
London, E1 5JL
Visit: Reema Balti House
British - Hawksmoor Spitalfields
157a Commercial Street,
London, E1 6BJ
Visit: Hawksmoor Spitalfields
The Barbican Centre and Wilton's Music Hall are within walking distance to Lilian Knowles House.
You’re also a short public transport journey from the Southbank, where you can find Shakespeare’s Globe and the National Theatre.
For a good local independent cinema, try the Aubin Cinema on Redchurch Street.
Museums and galleries
In nearby Hoxton, you can visit The Geffrye Museum. It specialise in the history of the English domestic interior.
Visit: Geffrye Museum
The Whitechapel Gallery is close by in Hoxton
Visit: Whitechapel Gallery
Travel to Southbank for the Hayward Gallery and Tate Modern, to see some of London’s best contemporary exhibitions.
The Barbican Centre for performing arts, with temporary exhibitions and permanent collections is a 15 minute walk away. Visit: Barbican Centre
The Museum of London is located on London Wall, near the Barbican Centre. Visit: Museum of London.
For more museums and galleries visit: Time Out London
Travel north to Dalston for The Nest and The Vortex Jazz Club.
Visit: The Nest
In Shoreditch, you’ll find the XOYO club as well as many bars on Brick Lane.
For more nightlife ideas, visit: Time Out London
Gyms and leisure activities
Get Active London lists sport activities and clubs in the local area. Visit: Get Active London
One local commercial gym is:
Liverpool Street Railway Station,
London, EC2M 7PY
Visit: Fitness First - Liverpool Street