26 Stunning Street Art Murals In East London

The streets of East London host some of the finest art in the world. If you know where to look.

1. “Disney’s World” by Dale Grimshaw, Scrutton Street, EC2A.

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2. Shepard Fairey, Grey Eagle Street, E1.

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With a cameo from Ronzo’s Credit Crunch Monster in the top right corner.

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3. “Art Thief” by Stik, Pitfield Street, N1.

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4. El Mac, Hewett Street, EC2A.

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5. Vhils, Hewett Street, EC2A.

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Vhils chisels, drills, and even blasts portraits into plaster.

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6. Star Wars Duel by Invader, Curtain Road, EC2A.

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7. “Reign” by Cyrcle, Leonard Street, EC2A.

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The piece was done upside down. Seen the right way up, the subjects are dancing on the clouds.

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8. Faith 47, Leonard Street, EC2A.

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9. Rone, Leonard Street, EC2A.

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10. Conor Harrington, Whitecross Street, EC1Y.

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12. Finton Magee, Rivington Street, EC2A.

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13. Jimmy C, Whitby Street, E1.

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14. Jimmy C, Whitby Street, E1.

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15. “Charlie Burns” by Ben Slow, Bacon Street, E2.

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A work in progress that Ben (pictured) will be finishing up in the next few days.

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16. BEST | EVER, Hanbury Street, E1.

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This piece was done in collaboration with Street Stories, a charity that helps young people who are homeless and vulnerable.

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Limited edition prints are on sale, with all proceeds helping the homeless.

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17. Rone, Hanbury Street, E1.

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18. Borondo, Hanbury Street, E1.

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Borondo painted the window, then scratched the portrait into dried paint.

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19. “Stork” by Roa, Hanbury Street, E1.

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20. Lily Mixe, Hanbury Street, E1.

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21. Phlegm, Heneage Street, E1.

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22. RROBOTS, Holywell Lane, EC2A.

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23. Shepard Fairey, Bateman’s Row, EC2A.

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24. “Phrenology” by Run, Bateman’s Row, EC2A.

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25. “Protagonists” by Ben Eine, Ebor Street, E1.

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26. “Extortionists” by Ben Eine, Ebor Street, E1.

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My guide around the streets of East London was Gary from Alternative London, who run walking tours of East London daily, covering the street art scene, local history, culture, and more. I couldn’t have written this without their help, so thanks!

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