Hackney Museum


The Hackney Council regeneration team is working to change perceptions of a local street 'The Narrow Way'. As part of this initiative we were comissioned to celebrate some of the existing long standing businesses in the area through a series of audio and photographic portraits of 6 local shopkeepers. 


Exhibitiion currenty at 
Hackney Museum

1 Reading Lane, London E8 1GQ


Photography © Kuba Nowak 













Shopkeepers Stories



Pop to the shops: Shopkeeper's Stories

The independent long-standing local shopkeepers of Hackney Central tell their stories about family business, immigration, community and changing times. 


Mohammed Hanif Shaikh from Lookers

Martyn Waller
from Wally Herbert & Sons

Laurine Traquair
from The Pet Shop

Garry Herman
from C & C Decoration

Argun Imamzade
from Argun Printers 

Sal Salahi
from Mermaids Fabrics

Exhibition launch at the Hackney Museum