24th July 2010

Whitecross Street, London EC1Y 8JL

Nestled between the post-war cultural monolith that is the Barbican and one of Mr Peabody’s finest estates sits what used to be a typical bog-standard London Market: Whitecross Street – for bags, shoes, linen; fruit & veg, some electrical goods: nothing especially glamorous, indeed in Victorian times it had earned the moniker the Squalors Market,…