Hipsters in Shoreditch getting £2.2m power network upgrade

The flat-cap wearing inhabitants of trendy East London are about to see an influx of new visitors – in hard hats. That’s because UK Power Networks is starting a £2.2 million project to improve the connections between substations in Shoreditch. Engineers will extend a recently built 2.6 km (1.6 miles) tunnel between the East End […]

Blog: Boozing in the dark – trendsetting or worrying?

Cruising into east London for a birthday bash last weekend, I was ready for an unofficial national pastime – boozing down the pub. Arriving fashionably late, dusk had well and truly settled on the bicycle-filled, skinny jeans-littered streets of Shoreditch. Pushing through to the darkened interior, I thought I was witnessing the beginning of a […]