Elephant Stores- A Showcase of Independent Retail
Elephant Stores is something quite new. A park-side multi-use space filled with independent retailers.
- 16 November 2021
- Elephant Park
Elephant Stores is SE17’s newest park-side multi-use space. A place filled with independent retail, where residents can drop in, have a coffee, or shop local maker manufacturers.
A meanwhile use concept, Elephant Stores is now open at 14 Ash Avenue, Elephant Park for two years with the purpose of helping local small businesses to establish themselves and grow in a local venue. It puts community first, championing small local businesses and giving them a platform to launch to the local community.
The interiors are entirely fitted out by Vintage Matters, using second-hand furnishings. All these furnishings are available to purchase through the Vintage Matters website, sowhile you’re enjoying your cocktail or perusing locally made goods – you might just find that new vintage piece that’s perfect for your home.
Here’s everything you can expect when you step through the doors of Elephant Stores…
SoLo Craft Fair
The South London Craft Fair supports local producers and creatives. It also introduces new creative talent to local communities through the running of workshops.
You can expect to browse through quality crafts across a number of genres: homeware, art and prints, jewellery, health and beauty, stationery, fashion, and gifting.
The shop itself is inviting and stylish. And remember to ask in store for any upcoming events you can join!
If you’re familiar with the very hip Louie Louie on Walworth Road – this is the younger sibling.
The newest Elephant Park restaurant and café to come to the area, Little Louie will offer visitors great coffee and a light food menu. In the evening, wine, aperitivo and Hi Fi music are the delights on offer, becoming a great night-time social spot for the Elephant & Castle community.
Fix Your Cycle
For all things bike related – this is your place. A repair shop, servicing facility and seller of quality second-hand bicycles, this place also rents out electric bikes and offers secure bicycle parking. We did say for all things bike related…
You should also know that Fix Your Cycle organise bicycle repair workshops in communities and prisons to help those in need to learn new skills.
For further details like opening times, visit the Elephant Stores directory page.