Roman Road Market stall selling jewellery with Aisan and black Afro-Caribbean women shopping

A sunny winter’s day on Roman Road Market [GALLERY]

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This series of black and white photographers taken on cold but sunny winter’s day by local resident Tabitha Stapely celebrates the diversity of Roman Road Market in Bow, East London.

Multiculturalism has always been a defining characteristic of the East End and Bow’s Roman Road offers a something for everyone. Visitors come here to buy anything from fresh meat and dairy from the butcher’s stall; pipping hot spinach and cheese filled gozlem from the turkish street food stall; discount designer homeware (there’s a good line in end-of-line ranges from Made.com); fabrics galore, and bargain fashion and jewellery.

Roman Road Market stall selling jewellery with Asian and Black Afro-Caribbean women shoppers
Women shopping at a jewellery stall on Roman Road Market. © Tabitha Stapely
Roman Road Market stall selling farm fresh meat and dairy produce with elderly white british man wearing flat cap and pushing shopping cart and elderly woman wearing a hat and putting money in purse
An elderly couple buying fresh meat from the butcher’s stall on Roman Road Market.© Tabitha Stapely
Roman Road Market female black Afro-Caribbean woman trader selling women's underwear
Woman selling women’s underwear on Roman Road Market. © Tabitha Stapely
Roman Road Market street food stall selling Turkish gozlem
Women selling goslem filled with spinach, meat and potatoes at Turkish hot food stall on Roman Road Market. © Tabitha Stapely
Roman Road Market stall selling rugs and homeware with Asian woman shoppers
Young couple looking at rug at Lofty’s homeware stall on Roman Road Market. © Tabitha Stapely
Roman Road Market stall selling shoes and boots with white eastern european woman pushing pram with her children
A woman and her children looking at boots on the shoe stall at Roman Road Market. © Tabitha Stapely
Roman Road Market view of clothes rails
Rails and rails of discount French Connection and Warehouse women’s fashion on Roman Road Market. © Tabitha Stapely
Roman Road Market doorway into Hannan the hairdresser
Looking through a doorway into Hannan barbers on Roman Road Market © Tabitha Stapely

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