Why You Should Shop at my Favourite Indie Store Shedquarters

Shedquarters is an independent shop that I’ve loved, admired and promoted for pretty much as long as it’s been around. Launched in 2014, the store is an online purveyor of stunning, handpicked pieces crafted by talented makers and designers. Run by two lovely people named Hayley and Ross and born from a shared love of high-quality products and contemporary design, the shop is based out of a converted shed in Cambridge, hence its name. ‘We want Shedquarters to be a place where people can come and buy modern homeware at an affordable price’ say founder Hayley. ‘We also want to…

Why You Should Visit Harringay Local Store

Harringay Local Store is a rare gem. Their ‘Not Another Tesco’ slogan, and impressive collection of useful, UK produce holds the store up as a great example of conscientious independent shops popping up around the country. There’s quite a long list of things we love about this place, not least it’s honest, yet slightly tongue-in-cheek oldie worldie title. Firstly, the store, owned by Ebony and Paul Harding, stocks fresh, organic food, much of it vegetarian and vegan, bread from local bakeries, drinks from London breweries, and odds and ends from local businesses, including Wildes Cheese which is made in Tottenham….