Spitalfields
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THE SPITALFIELDS ROUNDELS

TO CELEBRATE THE AREA’S HISTORY AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY 25 ROUNDELS WERE SET INTO THE PAVEMENTS.
THEY WERE DESIGNED BY LOCAL ARTIST KEITH BOWLER AND CAST AT HOYLE & SONS FOUNDRY IN HACKNEY

Redevelopemnt of the area may have resulted in the loss of some of these

Location

Design

Significance

Corners of Spitalfield Market

Apples & pears x4

Fruit & vegetable market

135-153 Commercial Street

Keys & door bells

First Peabody tenements

Folgate Street

Shuttle & bobbins

Local weaving trade

Elder Street

Merry-go-round

Mark Gertler painting

Brick Lane (north end)

Scissors & buttons x2

Local textile trade

Brick Lane

Tankards

Black Eagle Brewery

22 Hanbury Street

Match girls

Strike meeting location

Brick Lane Mosque

World map

Immigration into the area

Princelet Street

Violin

Jewish community

Puma Court

Toys

Children’s play area

76 Commercial Street

The sea

Sailor settlers

Fournier Street

Silk design

Anna Maria Garthwaite’s work

Brick Lane

Children

Christ Church School

Brick Lane

Decorated hand

Health Centre

Osborne Street

Curry spices

Asian food

Middlesex Street

Purse & coins

Market area

Wentworth Street

Purse & coins

Market area

17-19 Brune Street

Bread & salt

Jewish Soup Kitchen

Tenter Ground

Silk design

Cloth processing

Artillery Passage

Arrows

Training ground

Sandys Row

The sea

Sailor settlers

london-footprints.co.uk 2008

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