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85 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 7DJ
 
 
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Tuesday to Sunday, 11am-6pm, closed Mondays
 

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Labour and WaitShopping for doorstops, dishcloths, dusters and dustpans has taken on a whole new slant thanks to Labour and Wait. Another east London success story, this small shop showcases a range of ordinary, every-day household items, presenting them as timeless marvels of both form and functionality. Mixing the modern with the traditional, each item is a design classic, gently persuading you of its simple, sleek purpose in an otherwise world of bamboozling gadgetry complexity. You'll go in for a quick, curious browse, drawn inside by the calm, ordered, art-gallery aesthetic of the place, and leave reluctantly, happily owning a number of useful items you didn't realise were so pretty.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Old Street Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £112  38% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 3 minutes from Labour and Wait
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
 
 
 
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £155  27% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from Labour and Wait
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  37% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 8 minutes from Labour and Wait
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
 
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Squint
London > Shopping > House and Garden
178 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 2 minutes from Labour and Wait
This quirky vintage furniture store in Shoreditch is the place to find one-off pieces of recovered furniture in brightly coloured vintage patchwork fabrics. This riot of ... More
 
 
 
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DK Vintage
London > Shopping > House and Garden
194 Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 4 minutes from Labour and Wait
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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WAWA
London > Shopping > House and Garden
3 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 8 minutes from Labour and Wait
WAWA came about when, in 1998, Richard Ward extended his furniture workshop to include rugs by Lucy Wassell. Now you'll find a whole range of funky ... More
 
 
 
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Nudie Jeans Repair Shop Shoreditch
London > Shopping > Clothing
19-29 Redchurch Street, E2 | Same location as Labour and Wait
Swedish organic denim brand offering free repairs.... More
 
 
 
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Franze & Evans
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
101 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2 minutes from Labour and Wait
Beauty therapist Theresa Lococo, her cousin and art lover Nicolas Franze and lawyer Clare Evans are Franze & Evans, an Italian deli where they do the ... More
 
 
 
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Bacon Street Project
London > Shopping > Clothing
14 Bacon Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from Labour and Wait
LATEST NEWS: Sadly Bacon Street Project is closing down on 17th February 2010 and is determined to go out with a bang not a whimper. To ... More
 
 
 
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Josephine Baker: Correction
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 25th July to 31st August 2019 - 12midnight-11.59pm
Labour and Wait, 18 St Cross Street, E2 | Same location as Labour and Wait
Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More
 
 
 
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Throwback Thursdays
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Thursday 25th July 2019 - 7pm-1am
Labour and Wait, 83 Rivington Street, Kingsland Viaduct, EC2A | 4 minutes from Labour and Wait
DJs supply house, R&B, hip hop and commercial hits....More
 
 
 
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Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Las Mexicanas
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 2nd May to 4th October 2019
Labour and Wait, 1-5 Curtain Road, EC2A | 6 minutes from Labour and Wait
Tacos, tequila and giant frozen margaritas are the order of the day at the Queen of Hoxton Rooftop, which takes the theme Las Mexicanas for its ...More
 
 
 
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Sonos Studio London
London > Entertainment >
21 Club Row, E2 | 1 minute from Labour and Wait
High-end audio brand Sonos opens the Sonos Studio London, their new permanent cultural space, in late 2015. Building on their space in LA, which has been ... More
 
 
 
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Rich Mix Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Labour and Wait
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 | 1 minute from Labour and Wait
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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Former Shoreditch Underground Station
London > Attractions >
Pedley Street, off Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 4 minutes from Labour and Wait
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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The Boiler House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from Labour and Wait
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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Rivington Place
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from Labour and Wait
The first newly built public art gallery in London since the Hayward Gallery opened in 1968, Rivington Place is a beautiful glass fronted building designed by ... More
 
 
 
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Andina
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
1 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | Same location as Labour and Wait
Inspired by his grandmother and Andean heritage, Martin Morales, founder of Ceviche, brings a taste of Peru to London with Andina. The pioneering restaurant is a ... More
 
 
 
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Walluc Bistro
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
40 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 1 minute from Labour and Wait
... More
 
 
 
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Cecconi's Shoreditch
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
58-60 Redchurch Street, E2 | 1 minute from Labour and Wait
Northern Italian cicchetti, pizza and pasta. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. This latest addition joins the original Mayfair ... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 3 minutes from Labour and Wait
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from Labour and Wait
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 14 minutes from Labour and Wait
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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Labour and Wait gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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London Shuffle Club
London > Leisure >
4 Ebor Street, E1 | 1 minute from Labour and Wait
After three years of pop ups in places like the Truman Brewery, the shuffleboard experts, the London Shuffle Club, have a permanent home in Shoreditch from ... More
 
 
 
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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 5 minutes from Labour and Wait
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 | 5 minutes from Labour and Wait
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 | 4 minutes from Labour and Wait
After serving two queens and a king, surviving The Blitz and enjoying a period as a notorious strip club, The Crown and Shuttle sadly closed its ... More
 
 
 
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The Bricklayers Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from Labour and Wait
This bohemian boozer was an integral part of the Shoreditch explosion. Tucked away down a cobbled East End alley it was originally a mecca for local ... More
 
 
 
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The Princess of Shoreditch
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 7 minutes from Labour and Wait
Take the spiral staircase up out of this busy Old Street boozer and you find yourself in a small, chic dining room with big picture windows, ... More
 
 
 
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Labour and Wait clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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BrewDog Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Labour and Wait
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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T Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Tea Building, 56 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 2 minutes from Labour and Wait
This swaggeringly cool dance music space is housed in a former tea warehouse, with no attempt made to disguise the space's industrial origins. A long bar ... More
 
 
 
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Alcotraz: Prison Cocktail Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
212 Brick Lane, E1 | 3 minutes from Labour and Wait
We can think of worse places to serve time. Alcotraz is a cocktail bar inspired by America's most infamous prison , popping up behind ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Labour and Wait.
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 5 minutes from Labour and Wait
Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a ... More
 
 
 
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 7 minutes from Labour and Wait
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
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The HAC Grounds
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | 11 minutes from Labour and Wait
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SKNT
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Cargo 4 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

Resident DJs spin a variety of party jams including forgotten favourites and modern bangers....More

Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Las Mexicanas
Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Las Mexicanas
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 4th October 2019 

The Queen Of Hoxton 6 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

Tacos, tequila and giant frozen margaritas are the order of the day at the Queen of Hoxton Rooftop, which takes ...More

 
Hanami Terrace: Nobu Hotel London Shoreditch
Hanami Terrace: Nobu Hotel London Shoreditch
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

Nobu Hotel Shoreditch London 7 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

To celebrate the Japanese Cherry Blossom, or Sakura, the terrace at Nobu Hotel London Shoreditch has been transformed into a ...More

 
Jewel of the Empire
Jewel of the Empire
Foodie Events | Until 31st August 2019 

Arch 63 Pedley Street 9 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

It's 1937, Europe is in upheaval and a World War seems imminent in this immersive dining experience set on board ...More

 
Artists' Film International
Exhibitions | Until 4th August 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 12 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

Screenings of moving image works on the theme of gender. Those being shown are The Words I Do Not Have ...More

Helen Cammock: Che Si Puo Fare
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 12 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

The Max Mara Art Prize for Women winner presents a body of new works, a split screen film, a triptych ...More

Michael Rakowitz
Michael Rakowitz
Exhibitions | Until 25th August 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 12 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz, whose winged bull that once guarded the gates of Nineveh in Iraq, currently sits on Trafalgar ...More

 
Myvillages Setting The Table: Village Politics
Exhibitions | Until 18th August 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 12 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

The artist collective, comprising Kathrin Bohm, Wapke Feenstra and Antje Schiffers, reimagines the Gallery as a mental and physical space ...More

The Glasshouse at The Gherkin
The Glasshouse at The Gherkin
Foodie Events | Until 1st September 2019 

Helix and Iris 14 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

Sitting on the top two floors of the iconic London landmark, Searcys at The Gherkin - also known as Helix ...More

 
Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds, The Immersive Experience
Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds, The Immersive Experience
Theatre | Until 13th November 2019 

The Hallmark Building 16 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

Jeff Wayne's epic 1978 musical version of War of the Worlds has been brought to life as an immersive VR ...More

 

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