Here, a striking set of pitched roof buildings are now home to unique workspace and studios housing local artists, makers and other small businesses.
Since opening their doors in September, Hackney Bridge has begun welcoming a diverse mix of local independent creatives to the project. These include a hair and nail salon founded by Hackney sisters Leonie & Celica, fashion brands, homeware makers, a local brewery who will be brewing on site, videographers, music producers, vintage clothing store Get Up Yesterday, bespoke skateboards shop Big Aye and Gallivant Stories, who make award-winning vegan unisex perfumes.
Need a caffeine hit? Don’t miss Hackney Wick coffee staple The Roasting Shed, which has also just opened up right here. (Tip: you have to try the mouthwatering mini cronuts). Sip your brew while admiring the huge eye-catching mural by Busk, created as part of this year’s London Mural Festival.
Hackney Bridge began almost five years ago, when Make Shift (founders of Pop Brixton and Peckham Levels) began three years of Community Consultation to find out what the local community wanted from the site.
Fast forward to 2020, and the project now offers flexible workspaces designed for local makers and creators of all sizes and types. Now, with only four of these spaces remaining, Hackney Bridge is looking to welcome their final few local enterprises.
If you’re a local enterprise looking for a new opportunity, get in touch with the Hackney Bridge team to book a tour of the project. And yes, coffee and cronuts may well be included.
Main image: Photo Credit: Hassan Gazali, Hackney Bridge