On your way around London you may have spotted one of hundreds of amazing businesses in our arches – you may have even stopped by for coffee or fresh bread! 😋
From mechanics to music studios, these businesses make a huge contribution towards making London the vibrant thriving city we love.
Without further ado, we’d love to introduce you to some of our arch property customers who help make the environment cleaner and greener, make us healthier and happier, and help local communities prosper. 💖
Our arch property customers who are helping make a cleaner, greener London:
🍎 58Gin in Haggerston have launched a new range of gins, distilled in their arch, using wonky apples that might otherwise be discarded and foraged sloe berries.
🌊 Active360 at Kew Bridge are environmental heroes, using their arch on the Thames to pick plastics out of the river as part of their paddle boarding lessons and trips each day.
🔌 Jack’s Autos in Latimer Road work are a specialist VW garage and convert petrol and diesel cars to electric.
⚡ Wardo Autos in East Putney convert cars to electric, helping to cut emissions and improve air quality in London.
Our arch property customers who are helping make London healthier and happier:
🕺 TripSpace in Haggerton provide a range of yoga and dance classes.
🧘 FRAME started in arches in Shoreditch and now have sites across London. They promote health and wellbeing with a simple message to ‘Move Your Frame!’
🏺 Zoe Lloyd runs crates art and runs ceramics classes in her arch in Hammsersmith and aims to promote creativity, wellbeing and happiness where people of all ages and abilities work together to discover new creative processes to promote life-long learning.
🧗 Ravenswall in Ravenscourt Park promote health and fitness through all of their classes from bouldering to yoga and are also well used by local schools.
👟 Arch Health and Fitness at Kew Bridge provide treatments and rehabilitation for elite athletes and the local community.
🥋 Wave Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Stamford Brook know how martial arts can helping physical and mental health and are now open in their arch.
🚴 Optima Racing Team at Kew Bridge are a performance triathlon team based in an arch on the south side of Kew Bridge. Many Olympic dreams were paused in 2020, but Optima decided to hold a virtual run and cycle to Tokyo instead!
Our arch customers who are helping their local communities:
🚲 The Bike Shed in Shoreditch create a UK-wide medical and food delivery network of bikers delivering from northern Scotland to Lands End.
🍳 Berber & Q Grill House opened in 2015 and they have since added a second site in Exmouth Market. Be sure to visit the original arch in Haggerston and order the cauliflower shawarma!
👷 Alloway Timber provides building supplies to keep projects on track across South West London from their arch in East Putney.
🔧 Sparrowhawk Motors in Parsons Green support their local communities to get around and keep their cars maintained for as few emissions as possible.
🍜 Tonkotsu in Haggerston run the Tonkotsu Foundation and work with the Magic Breakfast charity to provide breakfast to children who arrive at school hungry – their Japanese Mushroom Miso ramen tastes even better when 50p goes to the Foundation!
Celebrate Arch Day
Join us on Saturday 29 August to celebrate Arch Day! Our friends at The Arch Co. and Network Rail are sharing the love for our arch businesses and the contributions they make towards their local communities. 🎉
📅 Saturday 29 August 📅
— Transport for London 🎅🎄 (@TfL) August 17, 2020