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Hackney Fashion Hub ‘does nothing for Hackney’

18 Mar , 2016  

Hackney Fashion Hub might bring the world’s luxury fashion market into the borough but it is not clear how far the local community will feel its benefits. Andrew Simmons, the strategy director of Hackney Fashion Hub, said only 10 per cent of workspaces within the project will be affordable for local designers and only half […]

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£5.3m ‘fashion’ cash will bring Hackney jobs

5 Mar , 2012  

Hackney’s unemployed will be given preferential treatment for jobs created by a £5.3 million investment into a retail outlet. Mayor of London Boris Johnson has pledged the money from his London regeneration fund in an effort to create a high fashion hub in Morning Lane, following on from the success of the Burberry outlet store […]

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