Images by night photographer © Phil Verney

Community spirit shines through this year’s Christmas light displays

Every year, the shops, pubs and residents alike around Roman Road unabashedly get into the Christmas spirit as twinkling festive lights and displays pop up all over our streets. This year, when we are experiencing many changes to our usual December festivities, our enduring community spirit shines through, quite literally, with our light displays.

Who for instance, has seen the hologram of Santa Claus on the window of the house on Annie Besant Close? And let us not forget the rainbows and signs of support for the NHS that have appeared among the twinkling fairy lights, as well as the impressive Christmas tree outside the Idea Store adorned with decorations made by local primary school children.

We can certainly do with every bit of light in these admittedly dark times, which is why we have sent local photographer Phil Verney to capture the best Christmas lights around the Roman Road area.

Have you seen any Christmas lights that we’ve missed? Drop us a line at hello@romanroadlondon.com

Christmas shopfront at Whole Fresh, Roman Road, by photographer Phil Verney
Images by night photographer © Phil Verney
Christmas tree, Gladstone Place, Roman Road, by photographer Phil Verney
Images by night photographer © Phil Verney
Cafe Creme's Christmas lights, Roman Road, by photographer Phil Verney
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Christmas window display at Look Property, Roman Road, by photographer Phil Verney
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House decorated with Chrismas lights and an armchair, by photographer Phil Verney
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Chrismtas lights and tree outside a house in Bow, by photographer Phil Verney
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Cool white festive window around windows and front door in Bow, by photographer Phil Verney
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A house covered in illuminated festive shapes in Bow, by photographer Phil Verney
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Blue festive lights on a house in Bow, by photographer Phil Verney
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A house in Bow completely decorated in festive lights and figures by photographer Phil Verney
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House in Bow with icyle festive lights, by photographer Phil Verney
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House in Bow decorated with traditional festive lights, by photographer Phil Verney
Images by night photographer © Phil Verney

If you liked this article, you might also enjoy Phil Verney’s Christmas lights from 2019.

 


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Phil Verney

Phil is a digital marketing professional and photographer based in Bow, East London.

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