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.
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.
Founded in 2016 by sisters Abbie and Mazie, Beija London create feminine and modern lingerie of exceptional quality, with an innovative sizing concept that ensures every body will find their perfect fit.
Twiin is a concept store that connects the fashion tribes of London and Los Angeles. Their mission is to introduce Londoners to the latest, sustainable & conscious fashion brands, clean beauty and lifestyle products direct from the streets of LA.
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.
Cissy Wears is a new kind of concept store and a haven of beautiful, design-led products for the modern family. Discover a hard-to-find mix of fashion and accessories for baby, parents and the home in store.
Founded in 2013, from the kitchen table of a flat on Cubitt Street in London, Cubitts make spectacles using only the finest materials. They believe that your face is the most beautiful canvas you have, and you should frame it accordingly. From comprehensive eye examinations and bespoke services, to on-site repairs and adjustments, they really are on a mission to change their change their industry for the better.