Rough Trade East  

 
 
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Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 6QL
 
 
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Rough Trade EastThe great stalwart of independent music, Rough Trade in Covent Garden has finally had to close after rents became simply unaffordable. HMV has reported a 73% drop in sales, while Musiczone and the sainted Fopp have closed altogether. And now Rough Trade are opening an independent, vinyl-led record shop on the scale of a high street record store, but with a stock that is wildly eclectic. It sounds like an insane decision, but the shop itself, designed by David Adjaye, the brightest young star of UK architecture, is a masterpiece of indie chic. It hasn't quite achieved the gleeful shabbiness of the original - years of affectionate vandalism by teenage staff with marker pens and blu-tack is still needed - but on the plus side there's finally room for more than three people to browse the record racks at once. The soundsystem puts many of the local clubs to shame, and there are plenty of places to sit down and chat, so the aim is clearly to make this a meeting point for music-fans, as much as a simple store. Rough Trade East is definitely cool, but whether it's also commercially viable in the age of the download, only time will tell.

 

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Aldgate East Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
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Sclater Street Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  22% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 7 minutes from Rough Trade East
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... More
 
 
 
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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £97  34% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 8 minutes from Rough Trade East
From studio apartments to one and two beds, 196 Bishopsgate offers a full range of self-catering flats that give you more independence than a hotel. Apartments ... More
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £120  25% off
3 South Place, EC2M | 10 minutes from Rough Trade East
Located within arms reach of both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, is South Place Hotel, a luxury London hotel featuring three swanky bars and two top-notch ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nearest to Rough Trade East
Beats Workin'
London > Shopping > Music Shops
93-95 Sclater Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from Rough Trade East
Beats Workin' buy, sell and exchange vinyl, cd's and dvd's from all era's and across all genres,catering to both the dedicated collector and the casual buyer. ... More
 
 
 
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Oh Baby London!
London > Shopping > Baby Care
162 Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Rough Trade East
Designer baby clothes. Selling garments such as playsuits, bodyvests, t-shirts, jeans, tights, dresses, hats, hoodies and fake fur jackets. They concentrate on offering clothes that are ... More
 
 
 
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Sunday (UP) Market at the Old Truman Brewery
London > Shopping > Markets
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Rough Trade East
For all you fashion and flavour-istas out there, here's another stop-off on your list. This market is a treasure trove of jewellery, vintage clothes, handbags, accessories, ... More
 
 
 
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DK Vintage
London > Shopping > House and Garden
194 Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Rough Trade East
Uber-cool vintage Danish furniture shop in the middle of Brick Lane. DK furniture pieces are all little works of functional art - expensive, but irresistible. If you ... More
 
 
 
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Breathing Out
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Saturday 10th December 2016 - 7.30pm
Rough Trade East, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 4 minutes from Rough Trade East
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 9th and Saturday 10th December 2016 at 10.30am and 12.30pm
Rough Trade East, 192-196 Hanbury Street, E1 | 6 minutes from Rough Trade East
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 9th December 2016 at 7.30pm & Saturday 10th December 2016 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Rough Trade East, 230 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 7 minutes from Rough Trade East
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The Old Truman Brewery
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Rough Trade East
Popular with the Shoreditch crowd on the weekends, The Old Truman Brewery houses more than 200 small, creative businesses, a bar and several areas for hire. ... More
 
 
 
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Rich Mix Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 4 minutes from Rough Trade East
Located in one of London's most thriving and art-driven communities Rich Mix does exactly what it says on the tin, presenting visitors of different ... More
 
 
 
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Rich Mix Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Rich Mix Centre, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E16LA | 4 minutes from Rough Trade East
Located in one of London's most thriving and art-driven communities Rich Mix does exactly what it says on the tin, presenting visitors of different interests with ... More
 
 
 
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The Boiler House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Rough Trade East
The Old Truman Brewery's celebrated Old Boiler House, which dates back to the 1830s, a warehouse with spectacular soaring ceilings and houses the landmark Truman Chimney, ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions >
Pedley Street, off Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Rough Trade East
The former Shoreditch Underground Station closed in 2006, and while the rest of the line re-opened in 2010 as part of the London Overground network, poor ... More
 
 
 
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Rough Trade East
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Nazrul
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
130 Brick lane, Shoreditch, London E16RU | 1 minute from Rough Trade East
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Rootmaster
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
Elys Yard, Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Rough Trade East
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London > Restaurants >
67 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Rough Trade East
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TBG Learning
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
3rd Floor, Truman Building, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Rough Trade East
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All Star Karaoke
London > Leisure >
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Rough Trade East
Choose from over 5,500 tunes to sing along to in one of the private booths at All Star Karaoke at All Star Lanes, Brick Lane. There ... More
 
 
 
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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Rough Trade East
Spread over three floors L!FE is a unique space within The Old Truman Brewery where yoga, food and music sit side-by-side. ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Rough Trade East
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
 
 
 
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The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 5 minutes from Rough Trade East
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40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 9 minutes from Rough Trade East
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The Bricklayers Arms
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63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 10 minutes from Rough Trade East
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The Vibe Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Rough Trade East
Vibe Bar manages to be both chilled out and cutting edge. Located inside the Truman Brewery on trendy Brick Lane, you can come here to drink ... More
 
 
 
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Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Rough Trade East
Inspired by its sister bar, the long-standing Smiths of Smithfield, Smiths Spitalfields follows in its famous sibling's footsteps as an all-day dining venue celebrating the best ... More
 
 
 
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BrewDog Shoreditch
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Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 4 minutes from Rough Trade East
The BrewDog bar in Bethnal Green Road caters for the Shoreditch hipsters with BrewDog craft beers and interiors decorated with antique tiles, reclaimed metal and a ... More
 
 
 
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93 Feet East
London > Business > Venue Hire
150 Brick Lane, Shoreditch, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Rough Trade East
93 Feet East takes a simple DJ Bar formula and applies it perfectly. The garden is enormous, the vibe deeply laid back and the music policy ... More
 
 
 
3 Rooms
London > Business > Venue Hire
15 Hanbury Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Rough Trade East
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Christ Church Spitalfields
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2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Rough Trade East
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