Dalston Lane’s great junk shop closes

The useful and cheap junk shop a few metres west of Hackney Downs station in Dalston Lane closed today. Its owner, whom I knew only as Mr Besz, has retired. The store, as well as being a great purveyor of secondhand household necessities, from chairs to cutlery, was also good for collectibles. The premises are now available to rent.

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2 thoughts on “Dalston Lane’s great junk shop closes

  1. Yes, I’ve been watching the planning applications. (Life at the edge, eh?) Will re-look into junk; ta.

  2. In case you didn’t know, the shop is on it’s way to becoming a Tesco Express. However, the junk shop seems to have reappeared in the smaller unit next door.

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