Church Street re-opening celebrations

Celebrate the re-opening of the revamped Stoke Newington Church Street with an afternoon of live music, food and drink, children’s entertainment, prize draw, special offers and discounts on Saturday 10 April.

Stoke Newington Church Street is again buzzing with activity following the completion of major works, including new pavements and road surfacing, to improve and regenerate the area.

To mark the occasion, residents and visitors are invited to come along and explore the newly refurbished street, sample food and drink from shops and restaurants, and look out for special offers and discounts available from participating businesses on the day.

Other highlights include ribbon cutting to officially re-open the street; live music from Nostalgia Steel Band; face panting and balloons for children; prize draw with £100 hamper from Whole Foods and voucher worth £50 from Yum Yum Thai restaurant; also open house with free tours at the newly restored Stoke Newington Town Hall.

Steve Douglas, Corporate Director for Neighbourhoods and Regeneration said: “Our investment in Church Street has created a safer, more pleasant and coordinated environment. This is an ideal opportunity for people to visit a key economic and social centre within Hackney, and enjoy the improvements that are sure to benefit residents, businesses and visitors alike.”

Events for the re-opening of Stoke Newington Church Street, N16, on Saturday 10 April 2010:

12 - 3pm - Live music with Nostalgia Steel Band
12.30pm - Ribbon Cutting, outside William Patten School, by Rosanne Berry, Chair of Stoke Newington Business Association
10am - 5pm - Open house at Stoke Newington Town Hall

Everyone welcome, just turn up.