The Coal Drops Yard community is a diverse mix of established brands, independent stores, bars, cafés and restaurants. Discover the stories behind the people and businesses that make Coal Drops Yard such a unique space. Originally published in the KX Quarterly, the articles have been edited and updated to reflect what the brands are up to now.
With its state-of-the-art coffee roasting facility at HM Prison Aylesbury, Redemption Roasters at Coal Drops Yard is giving young offenders a second shot at a career.
Launched first in London’s Islington, in 2014, creatives Alia Qadir and Sara Reverberi bring together their backgrounds in photography and fashion to create an inspiring, one-off shopping experience.
Triple Wimbledon champion Fred Perry founded his utility clothing brand in 1952, the timeless laurel wreath is still a badge of honour for those who value simplicity and determination.