Flowers in the City – Pt. 4 [London, UK]

Location: Columbia Road, London, UK [MAP]
Designer: N/A
Project Type: Ephemeral, Street, Urban
Completion Date: Unknown
Visited: 30.03.2014
Access: The nearest tube stop is Hoxton, the London Overground line, then a short walk to Columbia Road (between Ravenscroft St, and Ropley St). Open only on Sundays. Best advice to follow the crowds. FLOWERS IN THE CITY - PT 4. Sunday mornings on Columbia road see a wave of traders invade and set up shop along the street. At the crack of light, colourful arrays of flowers fill the pavement, soon after serious buyers appear to bag the best quality plants. FLOWERS IN THE CITY - PT 4.  Next come the Sunday morningers, the moochers, the wonderers and the tourists, who flood what little space is left. Beware it can be a little over whelming. FLOWERS IN THE CITY - PT 4. FLOWERS IN THE CITY - PT 4. FLOWERS IN THE CITY - PT 4. FLOWERS IN THE CITY - PT 4. FLOWERS IN THE CITY - PT 4.Crammed neatly between the endless row of flowers are the many fascinating artisan and independent stores that reside permanently on Columbia Road. One is a beautiful map shop, with interactive magnets for the keen traveller.  FLOWERS IN THE CITY - PT 4. FLOWERS IN THE CITY - PT 4. For the best bargains, wait unit around 2 o’clock just before the market closes and traders want to clear their stock, prices plummet. FLOWERS IN THE CITY - PT 4. FLOWERS IN THE CITY - PT 4.

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