Poplar Works

Poplar Works is a home for East London's fashion economy. Located in the heart of Poplar, it's a new space where people will come to work, learn and gain skills.

A combination of low-cost studios, enterprise programmes and training facilities will give startup fashion designers and makers the support they need to grow, whilst helping more East Londoners to find work in the fashion sector.

What is Poplar Works

  • Over 40 low-cost studios and workshops aimed at early-stage fashion businesses in East London
  • Training opportunities and paid internships for people who would like to start a career in the fashion sector
  • Manufacturing facilities supporting local women to gain employment opportunities and proffesional level qualficiations in garment manufacturing
  • London College of Fashion will run Fashion Business School activities on site
  • Business support programmes for Poplar Works members and the wider public
  • An open-access cafe and events space, hosting a public programme of workshops and activities

A new space for Poplar

Poplar Works is a new type of space that will co-locate workspace, manufacturing and education facilities. All this will take place in our new flagship building in Poplar, as well as a network of satellite sites a few minutes' walk away. It is set to open in Summer 2019, with studios available to let from September 2019.

Who are we

Poplar Works is the product of a proud partnership between Poplar HARCA, The Trampery and London College of Fashion, UAL, and is part of the Fashion District.

Find out more

To find out more during the construction phase, please check our twitter page https://twitter.com/poplarworks and our website www.poplarworks.co.uk 

Get in touch

This hasn't been done before, and we can't wait to see what happens. You can contact us by emailing hello@poplarworks.co.uk to find out more


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