The Shoreditch Community Association exists to promote the interests of all residents and workers in the Shoreditch community.  

We are here to maintain and keep the Shoreditch Community vibrant and diverse.  We seek to promote the long term growth of Shoreditch in a responsible and sustainable manner, working to maintain Shoreditch’s unique culture.  We are local individuals, families and businesses.

We aim to assist in maintaining good relations between all members of the community; to promote all residents’ rights and the improvement of the area’s amenities, the services provided and the general environment; and to work with relevant authorities and organisations.

2023 !

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Licensing blog posts

  • 2018- 2023 Statement of Licensing Policy

    Shoreditch Town Centre and some surrounding streets are covered by a Social Policy area for Licensed premises which sets out different criteria for License applicants. The full policy can be found below :

  • Be Heard on Hackney’s Licensing Policy 2023

    Local councils responsible for licensing – alcohol, late night food, live music etc – are required to review their policies every few years.  Hackney will shortly – March 2023, launch a consultation on its licensing policy. In advance we are seeking input from stakeholders. On 8th Dec. Licensing produced guidance for the licensing committee. Which…


  • Urgent Action – Deadline 07/04/2014

    The Licencing Committee of the SCA has made a recommendation.  If you feel the same, please consider sending representations to Hackney Council (  Sample language is below. Application – Former “Food Hall” at 374/378 Old Street, London EC1V 9LT Details – Live and recorded music, and supply of alcohol, from 10:00 to 00:00 Sun to…

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