Age UK benefits roadshow touring East End to help pensioners know what they’re entitled to

An Age UK woker giving advice on what benefits can be claimed

An Age UK woker giving advice on what benefits can be claimed - Credit: Age UK

A benefits roadshow to help pensioners get to grips with their payments and to know what they’re entitled to is going on a five-day tour in London’s East End from tomorrow.

It is being organised by Age UK’s East London branch up till Friday, setting up outside 10 locations. Venues include supermarkets in Bromley-by-Bow, the Isle of Dogs and Limehouse, Poplar’s Chrisp Street market, the Bow One Stop Shop, housing estates in Whitechapel and Mile End and outside the East London Mosque in Whitechapel Road.

Dates, locations and times are:

Monday, 17th: Bromley-by-Bow Tesco’s, Hancock Road, 10am-12pm

Monday, 17th: Whitechapel’s Collingwood estate hall, Collingwood Street, 2-4pm


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Tuesday, 18th: Isle of Dogs Asda, Ferry Road, 10am-12pm

Tuesday, 18th: East London Mosque, Whitechapel Road, 2-4pm

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Wednesday, 19th: Stepney’s Watney Market Idea Store, Commercial Road, 10am-12pm

Wednesday, 19th: Bow’s One Stop Shop, Roman Road, 2-4pm

Thursday, 20th: Bethnal Green’s Roman Road Market Square, 10am-12pm

Thursday, 20th: Limehouse Lidl carpark in Burdett Road, 2-4pm

Friday, 21st: Poplar’s Chrisp Street Market, 10am-12pm

Friday, 21st: Mile End’s British Street housing estate in Merchant Street, 2-4pm

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