About Us

We are a fifth generation family businesses, established in 1870, specialising in paper and plastic bags, as well as market sundries including scales, tapes and labels. 

  • Our Story - here you can read about the history of Gardners', from its establishment in 1870 up to the recent move from Spitalfields to Leyton in 2020; over 150 years apart. More information to follow for this section soon!
  • News and Coverage - we've been fortunate to be well supported by friends and customers while we have been trading.
  • East End Trades Guild - in alliance with more than 300 businesses, we are part of the Guild, which supports small and independent businesses in the East End.
  • Spitalfields Life - our friend, the Gentle Author, writes a popular blog and we're happy to have featured in many of the stories over the past decade.
  • Testimonials - a selection of write ups and reviews about the shop. Customer testimonials to be added in soon!

  Video courtesy of BBC News