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What is the Fashion District

At the heart of the UK’s knowledge economy

The Fashion District will be a destination for investment in UK fashion business. It will incubate new companies, business models and support for innovation in products and services. It will attract global talent, catalyse production corridors across East London and the Upper Lea Valley, and drive growth in regional textiles manufacturing.


What Is The Fashion District?

Our Ambition

‘Made in britain’ manufacturing

A global hub of fashion technology

Economic and social benefit to east london

East london fashion heritage revival

THE FASHION DISTRICT will strengthen London’s position as the global capital of fashion technology and manufacturing, creating a lasting legacy and driving economic and social transformation in east London.

Our Core

The Fashion District brings together fashion, technology, business and education in east London to meet, compete, collaborate and innovate – nurturing talent, generating new jobs and developing new products.

Our Objectives

Fashion Skills

To develop fashion skills creating opportunity and a pipeline of talent

Fashion Spaces

To increase affordable fashion space available

Fashion Connections

To act as a coordinating hub to create a connected fashion community

Fashion Innovations

To stimulate innovation, exploit technology and support enterprise

Fashion Investment

To increase access to finance and investment

What We Do