Roman Road is one of the East London’s oldest and most well known high streets, with its famous Roman Road Market operating on Tuesdays, Thursday and Saturday. This long straight road serves the neighbourhood of Bow and Globe Town, with Fish Island and the Olympic park at the western end and extending all the way to Bethnal Green at the other.
A new weekly market, Roman Road Yard Market, is starting on Saturday 19 March. The launch will be celebrated with a party as part of the Mayor of London Festival.
Few people realise that Bow is the heartland of Sylvia Pankhurst and the East London Federation of Suffragettes. Within 100 metres of Roman Road – east, south, north and west – lie the sites... READ MORE
The burgundy façade of Vinarius is temporarily hidden, concealed behind one of the many colourful market stalls of the charismatic Roman Road Market, in full flow on a Thursday morning. Behind the chatter... READ MORE
Upstarter, a design-led incubator for future micro-businesses, is coming to Roman Road Yard Market this weekend to showcase four rising stars of the design world. Upstarter works with designers, makers and creative entrepreneurs to help them take... READ MORE