All posts tagged tower hamlets

Green Spaces around Mile End for an Escape from Uni Life

For many of us, upcoming exams and assignment deadlines means long days spent in the library looking at computer screens, and not enough time spent outdoors. Now that the snow […]

International Comrades Coffee House

This October, Queen Mary students and Tower Hamlets residents gleaned another independent work and social space on Burdett Road. Whereas students are well versed in the local Mile End road […]

Victoria Park and East London’s Contradictions

Victoria Park is a potent symbol of East London’s many contradictions, straddling the fluid border between South Hackney and Tower Hamlets. Here you can see impossibly expensive townhouses, staring down […]

The Psychology of Lateness

It’s Monday morning and the cyclical chaos of the working week dawns on us all. It’s time for the usual (whatever your routine may be). In the uni-goers case, it […]

Gentrification and Photography in East London

Recently East London has come under heavy scrutiny with regards to gentrification. Gentrification is the process of renewal that follows an influx of middle-class or affluent people into poorer areas […]