Can Bethnal Green rival Shoreditch

Columbia Road Flower Market, Bethnal Green E2

Bethnal Green, a place to live.

Can Bethnal Green rival Shoreditch? With an abundance of old-school pubs and established cafes, and proposed area invigoration and redevelopment, Bethnal Green aspires to compete with its historically more affluent neighbours like Shoreditch. Leading property developers have put forward extensive plans, suggesting that the area still has great potential.

Both the London Chest Hospital and the unoccupied former London Electricity Board headquarters are subject to redevelopment schemes indicating that we can expect to witness the rapid growth of Bethnal Green over the coming years. The local area has many attractions to offer its residents and visitors. An abundance of historic pubs, restaurants and eateries populate the area. 

For live music events and seasonal parties, pubs like the Old George, which dates back to the 1700s, are a perfect place to fill your hunger for delicious food or a refreshing pint. The Star of Bethnal Green is another well-known establishment set amongst other predominantly traditional  East London pubs.

For a dose of caffeine, there are many coffee shops for you to pick up drinks from a classic Americano to Coconut Milk Japanese Matcha Latte. However, Bethnal Green has more to offer than just food and beverages. For example, you can visit the V&A Museum of Childhood, part of the Victoria and Albert Museum. They host many events and exhibitions like Growing Up in London 1930 – 1960.

Situated a stone's throw away from Bethnal Green tube, clubs host stand-up comedy, variety shows, cabaret, and charity events. And, of course, a visit to the famous Columbia Road Flower Market is a must. Overflowing with beautiful flowers every Sunday, the market offers much more. It is a place where everyone can find something they'd love to add to their collections. Traders provide various goods ranging from vintage clothes and hand-made jewellery to renovated furniture and unique pieces of art and antiques.

Our East London & Essex office has received many customer service awards. We have sold and let many properties in Bethnal Green and neighbouring areas like Bow, Hackney, canal-side Hackney Wick and modern facilities in Stratford. When you need to sell or let your property in Bethnal Green, we can be counted on to provide accurate valuation and marketing advice.

Written by Alex Neil Estate Agents


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