This East End market sells fruit, clothes and fabrics at knock-down prices. Situated on one of the oldest trade routes, Roman Road market is still going strong.
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For a small markets in East London i was pleasantly surprised. It is GREAT for cheap clothing with lots of variety, known brands and also makeup. I live close so i usually go once a month for a quick look. If your in the area and have a couple of hours free on a saturday go and have a look.more
Following on from some of my recent market reviews, I thought I'd check out Roman Road.The number 8 bus dropped me off right at the mouth of the market... I have to say, I was expecting a lot of cheesy crap with a few good bits but was pleasantly surprised.
Overall, this is a great place to find cheap, on-trend clothing -- at the moment, tartan, leopard prints, and leather-look garments....more
I am a road market scientist.
And if Roman Road Market is the function [F] and the commodity cost is x then:
F'(x) = the limit as the cost of things at the market [h] approaches zero, times (x + h) minus the function of x, divided by h.
Which, when you've worked out the proof, will become:
F'(x) = f'(x)g(x) + f(x)g'(x) = A-OKmore
Wait just one hot second here... I'm no road market scientist, but it only takes a simple equation to figure out that Roman Road has all of the components to be 3-star worthy:
Cheap, trendy clothing + jewellery shops and stalls + lotsandlotsachippies = a-ok.
Knock-off shop. Bling out. Dine in.
If you can get behind this motto, Roman Road will be a-ok for you too. A bit depressing at...more
I've heard Roman Road market used to be held in high esteem. If this is true it is a mere shadow of what it once must have been.
There is a strong working class vibe and the products on offer tend to be quite tacky. There is a guy selling jewellery for less than a pound but the quality is poor. There are fashion items, many more for women than men, which are cheap. Again the quality isn't...more