Some modules are disabled because cookies are declined. Accept cookies to experience the full functionality of this page.
ACCEPT COOKIES

Follow us
Get in touch
photo:Jane Young
Jane Young
Editor
photo:Sappho Lauder
Sappho Lauder
Sub-editor and designer
photo:Destination Hackney
Destination Hackney
020 8356 3275
London,
28
August
2014
zigfriddaley_07.jpg

FORMER band member turned designer and bar owner, Paul Daly, has lived in Hoxton since the 1980s and would not dream of living anywhere else in London.

His story reflects that of the area itself, which has been transformed over the past 30 years from post-industrial wasteland to an arts and nightlife mecca.

Paul studied fine art at Goldsmiths College, where he met Gary Hume and Sarah Lucas, who went on to achieve international renown as part of the Young British Artist group, which evolved from the East London arts scene. They moved to Hackney in 1988 after finding a derelict building in Hoxton Square to squat.

 Read more