Roman Road LDN is a set of online platforms to showcase the businesses, residents and communities of Roman Road in Bow and Globe Town. Find us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram too.

This website is published by Social Streets, a digital media company with a social mission. Social Streets uses technology, hyperlocal citizen-led journalism and digital mentoring to help increase participation in high streets and local communities.

Tabitha Stapely digital director

Tabitha Stapely, Digital Director

Tabitha Stapely has worked as a magazine editor at several top publishing houses, most recently at Hearst Magazines where she lead on digital content strategy for titles including Elle, Red, Esquire, Handbag and Harpers, and previously The Telegraph Saturday Magazine. 

She enjoys wilderness hiking, camping, cycling and photography. You will spot her with her miniature dachshund walking the green spaces of East London. Stapely is also CEO of community development organisation Roman Road Trust where she works to help increase community capacity and strengthen community governance.  

Volunteer contributor opportunities

Roman Road LDN is published by Social Streets, a not-for-profit digital publishing company specialising in high street magazines with a mission to support local economies in disadvantaged areas. To make this work Social Streets rely on local volunteer contributors to help celebrate the neighbourhood.

Are you a local blogger with an interest in history, food or culture? Or a photographer or videographer looking for a worthy cause to document? We have opportunities for regular columnist and contributors to be published on Roman Road LDN.  If you want to do something to support your community, meet other like-minded creatives living in your neighbourhood, and have your work showcased on a beautiful website and across our popular social platforms please get in touch.