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De Beauvoir Workshops

De Beauvoir Workshops on Southgate Road are occupied by many talented & creative tenants. Read their stories & learn more about their businesses here.

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Hector's

Hector’s, a new wine bar and bottle shop on 49a Ardleigh Road, is the latest independent in De Beauvoir Town. Open as a wine bar Thursday to Saturday, and a bottle shop Wednesday to Sunday, we spoke to owners Jimmy...

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Leon Van Rooyen

Benyon Estate tenant Leon Van Rooyen, known locally as ‘the ultimate plant guy’, has turned his passion into a career after being made redundant from his former HR role; a casualty of the coronavirus...

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Garden & Terrace

Boutique garden furniture store, Garden & Terrace, is the newest addition to the bustling community of independent shops and cafes on Southgate Road. 

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J Smith Esquire

Bespoke milliner Justin Smith, J Smith Esquire, is one of the most acclaimed milliners in the profession. He was handpicked by Angelina Jolie to create her striking horned headpiece for Disney’s Maleficent and was...

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The Flower Appreciation Society

Textile designer Ellie Jauncey and illustrator Anna Day met in 2008 while working at the Scolt Head pub in De Beauvoir Town. Both were at career crossroads but shared a passion for flowers so decided to...

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The De Beauvoir Deli Co

Lifelong De Beauvoir Town resident and self-confessed foodie Harry Davies opened his fine food deli on Southgate Road in 2009. Today, the De Beauvoir Deli is something of a focal point for the local village...

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Dark Heart Candles

Dark Heart Candles sells vegan soy candles, hand-poured right here in De Beauvoir Town. Benyon Estate tenant Mona Fetzer launched Dark Heart in the second national lockdown in...

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Ella Doran

Ella Doran is an award-winning designer known for her striking designs which are often a play on cultural associations and icons. She set up her homewares business in the late 1990s and, since then, has been commissioned by...

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Jacquie Campbell

Jacquie Campbell, a housing professional, and her husband Neal, have lived in a two-bedroom maisonette on De Beauvoir Road since August 2013. Their son, Oliver, also lived with them at first, when he wasn’t away...

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N1 Tyres

N1 Tyres, which provides a range of services including tyre and brake disc replacements and full car servicing, took over the lease at 54a Downham Road in September 2017. The business was founded and is owned by Mir...

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RIVA

Artist Deborah Law Henocq established the charity RIVA – which stands for Residencies in Visual Art – with the aim to support the provision for art as a subject in Islington and Hackney schools. Its core mission is to...

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Lois Anderson

Lois Anderson is a lettercarver based in De Beauvoir Workshops, a converted former hat box factory on Southgate Road.

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Silent Goods

Estonian-born designer Oliver Ruuger, and German-born craftsman Volker Koch, run a leather craft and design studio based at Studio 1A, 69A Southgate Road.

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Joan Miller

Joan Miller has been a tenant of The Benyon Estate for over 50 years. Born in Poplar, in 1928, she was brought up in Endive Street, Limehouse (since demolished) in a terraced house where there was no hot water or inside...

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Joe & Ann-Marie Illes

Joe and Ann-Marie moved into a privately-rented property in De Beauvoir Town in February 2016—and fell in love with the area. Not long after, however, their landlord advised them that he wanted to sell...

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