8 September, 2020
Graffiti Hotspots In Shoreditch: Where To Go
A great way to get to know any city is to go on a graffiti tour, district by district. You’ll do an awful lot of walking as you make your way around and about and, as we all know, a good long stroll is the best way to familiarise yourself with any new area – perfect if you decide to rent office space in Shoreditch in the near future.
Where the East End is concerned, you’re best off starting your graffiti tour of the borough in Brick Lane, which has long been considered the true heart of street art and graffiti in the Big Smoke.
It runs from Whitechapel all the way to Shoreditch, with a very rich history – so not only will you see some incredible street art as you walk along but you should learn a little something about the capital at the same time.
What’s great about graffiti is its transient nature, so you could walk the same walk over the course of several weeks and see something new each time.
As well as Brick Lane, there’s Braithwaite Street, which you’ll find at Shoreditch Overground Station, an easy location to begin a graffiti tour. If you turn right out of the station, you’ll pass under an arch that will reveal some incredible street art, so give it the time it deserves.
If it’s big and beautiful murals you’re looking for, make sure you include Chance Street on your tour. Some incredible work can be found here and you’ve also got Whitby Street just around the corner, also home to some amazing graffiti. So strap on your walking shoes and head off to have a look!
Don’t want to go it alone? Book yourself on a street art tour.