Everybody is after a slice of Tottenham these days. East London cool kids are drifting further north for decent transport connections and more affordable rents. Artists are taking over the small amount of warehouse spaces that haven't been turned into flats for studios. Developers are erecting shiny blocks of one-bedroom apartments on every corner. It's been undergoing mass 'regeneration' since the 1980s. On the flip side, the changes have brought some interesting newcomers like Styx, Five Miles and Craving Coffee in the last few years.
Tottenham is constantly in flux, but if you know where to look, it houses some of the most vibrant pockets of the city, with strong Ghanaian, Latin American and Turkish communities that keep it from becoming totally homogonised.
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Brewers of some of the coolest looking beer around. Beavertown started out in Duke's Brew and Que in De Beauvoir Town, which is how it got its name – 'Beavertown' is apparently what cockneys used to call this gentrified area of London. Before long they needed more room and moved to Fish Island before heading to even larger premises in Tottenham, but of course you can still get a Beavertown brew in De Bauvoir. And fantastic illustrator Nick Dwyer is the man behind Beavertown's eccentric and eye-catching labels.