South Leytonstone Pop-Up


297 High Road Leytonstone, E11 4HH

The pop-up shop programme is funded by the London Borough of Waltham Forest, via New Homes Bonus funding as part of wider South Leyonstone high street regeneration. This six month programme gives free pop-up space for up to four weeks for local startup businesses to test and develop their business, and is operated by Meanwhile Space with support from Jan Kattein Architects.

Timeline February 2018 - August 2018

Project outcomes

-100% of surveyed shop customers said they would like to see more projects like this in the area.

- For 5 out of 6 participants, the pop up shop was their first ever space and it gave them the confidence to take the next step for their business.

-100% of surveyed shop customers said the project helped improve their perception of the area.

- 3 out of 6 participants took further spaces within Waltham Forest as move on spaces.