Shoreditch

The new pop-up villages in London's building sites

Thousands of the capital's building sites that are waiting for planning permission are lying empty. Resourceful Londoners are striking deals with developers to use the land for pop-up community spaces with free allotments, food trucks, art spaces - and silent discos.

The battle for Bishopsgate: £800-million transformation

In an attempt to woo the local community in Shoreditch, a new scheme will go to City planners this week promising an £800-million transformation of Bishopsgate’s old railway goods yard into a neighbourhood of new homes, warehouse-style office spaces and hundreds of shops.

New terrace townhouses in Shoreditch

Six-storey townhouses at Dereham Place have a ground-floor workshop or garage, a basement cinema, plus bedrooms and living spaces on the upper floors.

New terrace townhouses in Shoreditch

Six-storey townhouses at Dereham Place have a ground-floor workshop or garage, a basement cinema, plus bedrooms and living spaces on the upper floors.

Time for creative thinking

New homes in Brick Lane and Bethnal Green will tempt City workers into Shoreditch. Residents should welcome its revival. David Spittles reports

Time for creative thinking

New homes in Brick Lane and Bethnal Green will tempt City workers into Shoreditch. Residents should welcome its revival. David Spittles reports