East London High

High Streets are a part of east London life that I really enjoy and much prefer to the ubiquitous monotony of shopping malls.

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Independent shops fighting for our attention against the large chains that seem to flood cities. Shops that are run with real character and personality always win me over.

Locations: Photos were taken in Poplar + Clapton. 


  1. I prefer these shops to big chain ones, I wish the larger chain ones would go away. They are putting a lot of these out of business which is sad and then high streets are being left like ghost towns. I like when I see 'Ironmonger' shops, haha. I like the word and it's like an Aladdin's cave inside with all kinds of things you might need :)

  2. This has got me really missing my own local high street!


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