Redbridge's Aladdin's Cave
Do you know Redbridge's "best kept secret"? It's Ilford Lane!
Redbridge's very own Aladdin's cave tucked away
south of Ilford town centre, the area is a shopper's paradise waiting to be
discovered by anyone who wants a different shopping experience from the
"cloned" high streets and malls we have become used to.
With good transport links from Stratford, Gants
Hill, Barking, East Ham and even Dagenham getting to Ilford Lane is easy.
Ilford Lane reflects the truly vibrant multi-cultural
character of Redbridge with usual and unusual wares from every corner of the
globe with the added attraction of generally lower prices. Those who think that
the Internet is the bargain basement of our time should visit Ilford Lane and
pick up a real bargain.
Expect to find very competitively priced
electronic goods like LCD and plasma TVs and more. All kind of motoring
facilities including Alloy Wheels and Tyres, Japanese Spares are widely
available on Ilford Lane. Or perhaps
you are looking for soft furnishings: curtains, kilims, rugs. And, if you are
looking for lighting, you will not be disappointed by the range designed to
suit every taste.
We hope that you will make a visit to llford Lane and
enjoy the unique opportunities that await you.
Foods and Restaurants
your passion is food, you will find wholesome produce
arguably fresher than sold in supermarkets. There are
many types of exotic fruits on offer not readily found
elsewhere as well as the popular bananas and mangoes.
You could even join in the Ilford Lane challenge and see
how many different types of mangoes you can find.
seeking out are the incredible fashion collections from
exquisite handmade Asian slippers and shoes carefully
embroidered and decorated with beads and sequins to
matching bags in a rainbow of colours. Not forgetting
beautiful clothes made out of pure, delicate silks and
chiffon. You could even try your hand at making you own
out of the array of magical fabrics available in Ilford
Lane. And if you are looking for costume or real asian
jewellery, you are sure to be dazzled by the selection.
best thing about shopping in Ilford Lane is, you get
quality, value, and personal service without the
breaking the bank. But be warned you will not want to
leave as there is so much choice with over 200
independent retailers to choose from. Just as well you
can take a break by stopping off at one of the many
restaurants where you can enjoy authentic Asian and
other dishes cooked to perfection.
is an exciting time to visit Ilford Lane. Over the past
2-3 years, businesses have been involved in an
initiative supported by funding from the London
Development Agency to improve customers shopping
experience and broaden its appeal to the wider
businesses have replaced their shop fronts and created
inviting window displays. They have improved their
customer services skills too by taking courses. In the
coming weeks expect to see chances to the street scene
of Ilford Lane. Banners will be erected on lampposts so
you will know you have arrived at Multicultural shopping
centre in Ilford of the East End! And to help you to get
there many of the buses en route through Ilford will
feature adverts promoting Ilford Lane.