Labour and Wait  

 
 
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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 £113  36% 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 £127  26% 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  26% 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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Mast Brothers
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
19-29 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | Same location as Labour and Wait
Michael and Rick Mast, the brothers behind Mast Brothers Chocolate, bring their artisanal chocolates from Brooklyn to London's equivalent district, the original hipster hangout, Shoreditch. They ... 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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Thames Big Band & NYJO Academy Ensembles
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 11th December 2018 - 7pm
Labour and Wait, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 1 minute from Labour and Wait
The two ensembles collaborate in a set of improv and swing numbers....More
 
 
 
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Daley
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 11th December 2018 - 7.30pm
Labour and Wait, 54 Holywell Lane, EC2A | 3 minutes from Labour and Wait
Alternative R&B and soul from the Manchester-born singer-songwriter and musician....More
 
 
 
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Cousin Kula
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 11th December 2018 - 7.30pm
Labour and Wait, 38 Great Eastern Street, EC2A | 4 minutes from Labour and Wait
The alternative band plays psych-pop with support from Phantom Isle and Grimm Twins....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
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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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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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Thames Big Band & NYJO Academy Ensembles
Concerts | On 11th December 2018 

Rich Mix Centre 1 minute walk from Labour And Wait

The two ensembles collaborate in a set of improv and swing numbers....More

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Concerts | On 11th December 2018 

Village Underground 3 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

Alternative R&B and soul from the Manchester-born singer-songwriter and musician....More

Cousin Kula
Concerts | On 11th December 2018 

The Old Blue Last 4 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

The alternative band plays psych-pop with support from Phantom Isle and Grimm Twins....More

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Seasonal | On 11th December 2018 

Old Spitalfields Market 6 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

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XOYO 9 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

A weekly dose of house and techno from resident DJs and a scattering of guests....More

Pablo Bronstein: London In Its Original Splendour
Exhibitions | Until 12th January 2019 

Bloomberg SPACE 12 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

This immersive new installation envelopes the gallery in a 3D-rendered wallpaper inspired by historic design and architecture. Bronstein's striking transformation ...More

Surreal Science: Loudon Collection With Salvatore Arancio
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 12 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

The Italian artist Salvatore Arancio has selected from and responded to scientific objects from Dutch art collector George Loudon in ...More

Elmgreen & Dragset: This Is How We Bite Our Tongue
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Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 12 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

An abandoned swimming pool fills the ground floor gallery of the Whitechapel Gallery as part of the major survey exhibition ...More

 
Mikhail Karikis: No Ordinary Protest
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 12 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

The Greek-British artist has adapted the children's science fiction novel The Iron Woman by Ted Hughes as an ecofeminist parable ...More

Staging Jackson Pollock 1958
Exhibitions | Until 24th March 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 12 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

Sixty years on from the original exhibition, Staging Jackson Pollock 1958 will combine original archival material with Pollock's work to ...More

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