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The Block

A Bromley by Bow dress code, cruisy club night. Can you add more description or pictures? Add them at the bottom of the page in the comment section.

From an Anon user;

Before the premises at Bromley By Bow – The Block was a regular night in the room(s) upstairs at The London Apprentice (333 Old St) this would have been around 1988/89 ish. 

Then it moved opposite the King Edward IV on Parkfield Street N1 into the upstairs of a pool hall – now a Premier Inn! This was around 1993/94 ish.

The Block at Bromley By Bow was operating in 2001. Not sure when it opened there… but definitely remember visiting all three!!!

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