Shop selling everything from arts & crafts to bicycles has opened in Forest Gate

Jewellery maker and shop manager Jeff Levy at Number 8 Forest Gate.

Jewellery maker and shop manager Jeff Levy at Number 8 Forest Gate. - Credit: Archant

An emporium style shop selling everything from vintage goods and arts & crafts to bicycles and deli produce has opened.

Jewellery maker and shop manager Jeff Levy at Number 8 Forest Gate.

Jewellery maker and shop manager Jeff Levy at Number 8 Forest Gate. - Credit: Archant

Number 8 Forest Gate, which is located next to Woodgrange Market and the cafe Coffee7, opened up its doors on Sebert Road on Saturday.

Jewellery maker and shop manager Jeff Levy at Number 8 Forest Gate.

Jewellery maker and shop manager Jeff Levy at Number 8 Forest Gate. - Credit: Archant

Residents can rent a space in the shop to sell their goods. The costs are negotiated on an individual basis and a small percentage is paid on every item sold. But otherwise all proceeds go to the individual trader.

Shop manager and jewellery maker Jeff Levi said: “We’re excited that this is a great opportunity for local people to sell in a shop on a busy high street. There’s been so much interest in the idea that all the

shop space has been filled and there is now a waiting list.”

Number 8 Forest Gate is open 9am to 6pm from Monday to Saturday and from 10am to 4pm on Sundays.