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Shopping

There are many places to shop in Leyton. The High Road is lined with local shops throughout, and there are a variety of supermarkets nearby.

Supermarkets

Asda, opposite the Tube station, opened on September 3rd. It is open 24 hours Monday to Saturday, and as well as the usual supermarket goods sells clothes, computer peripherals, and has a pharmacy, optician and cafe. It is also the only location of cashpoints at this end of Leyton. Asda Leyton has its own website.

Tesco has two stores nearby, one at Leyton Bakers Arms (bus routes 69 or 97) and one in Leytonstone (bus routes W14 and W15) which is larger. Both are also open 24 hours during the week and have cashpoints.

Somerfield has a store in Leyton High Road near Coronation Gardens. This is a small store with a limited range of goods, however it is handy if you do not wish to make the journey to a larger store. It does not operate 24 hours but is open longer hours than the other stores on Sunday - 9am to 6pm.

Somerfield
Somerfield
Local Shops

There are a great variety of local shops, from £1 stores through to specialist African culture or Oriental food shops. Generally whatever you want can be found somewhere! For example Carnival Cards sells far more than just cards, including kitchen supplies and electrical appliances. Many things can be found in the £1 shops, and there are a number of hairdressers (specialising in Afrocarribean hair) and nail salons.

Of course the usual needs can be met with a good range of newsagents and stationers, mobile phone shop, video rental stores, internet cafes and local businesses such as solicitors and estate agents.

Some of the shops in the High Road
Shops in the High Road

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