School of Geography

Shoreditch, Old Street and surrounding area

The Geffrye Museum of the Home in Shoreditch.

A highlight in this area in The Geffrye Museum of the Home, which offers an unparalleled insight into the changing fashions of English domestic interiors and gardens from 1600 to the present day. The Centre for Studies of Home is a partnership between QMUL and the Geffrye, based in the School of Geography, which has generated more than £1m research income to fund postgraduate and postdoctoral research. This area is also the heart of the technology cluster known as Tech City, as well as the centre of the East End’s art scene.