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The Boxpark is a popup retail centre in East London.
Location: Bethnal Green Road
Description: Boxpark is a pop-up mall or retail outlet based in an old disused railway goods yard at Shoreditch. It's a 4.7 hectare site that has been unused for over 40 years and lies between the neighbourhoods of Shoreditch,
The developers say it has the
potential to deliver up to 2000 new homes, office space for both large organisations and startup enterprises, retail and leisure facilities, and up to 1.7 hectares of new public open space.
It's basis is that it strips and refits shipping containers to create unique, low cost, low risk box shops for a unique mix of international fashion, arts and lifestyle brands, galleries and cafs.
It's radical and it's due to open in August 2011.
Westfield Stratford City East», 3.3km
Good Gifts in a Tree», 1.3km
Labour and Wait...», 0.3km
Garrards Jewellers», 2.9km
Indiana Jones' Hat Shop», 2.8km
Jimmy Page's Equinox», 5.1km
Change Alley», 3.4km
The First Shop in the World», 4.1km
Tip-Top Umbrellas», 2.1km
The Year Round Christmas Shop», 1.2km