Chrisp Street Exchange

Chrisp Street Exchange (CSE) is an exciting new co-working hub, run by the London Small Business Centre (LSBC), in the heart of Poplar’s Chrisp Street Market. CSE offers a contemporary creative space where you can work, learn, network and grow.


Have a Butchers at 11 Market Way

Temporary use of space can provide countless opportunities for exciting short-term projects.


A Door in a Wall

A Door in a Wall is an interactive games company that designs and runs games that take place in the real world.


Kafe 1788

London’s first Haitian café is thriving in a previously hard-to-let retail unit at the entrance to Chrisp Street Market.


Fashioning Poplar

81 disused garages, identified through Open Poplar will be transformed into the site of a new East London fashion hub.


Greening Brownfield

A couple of derelict tennis courts backing on to the busy A12 in Poplar are now home to a thriving community garden, 10 ex-battery chickens and the 2014 Green Tenant of the Year.


Fluid IT

The old Poplar Library closed in 1990, fell into disrepair and ended up on the Buildings at Risk register. Leaside Regeneration took it on in 2012 and Leaside Business Centre is now home to over 25 businesses; a mix of social enterprises, private companies and charities.



Create helps artists to connect with communities by delivering large-scale art, architecture, design and theatre projects in places that people walk past every day.



A once derelict undercroft in South East London is now a thriving community café, shop and exhibition space providing food and friendship - all thanks to a group of local residents.


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