Lonely Planet Writer

Website sells London air to homesick expats - at £20 a jar

A website selling London air for £20 a jar has been set up. ShoreditchAir offers jars of air from Croydon, Brixton and both morning and afternoon varieties of Shoreditch Air.

House of Commons, Westminster, London. Image by Berit Watkin / CC BY 2.0

“We bottle the finest of London’s air,” claims the company, “so if you’re missing home or would just like to get an idea of what London smells like you’ve come to the right place.” Postage is £10 within the UK or £20 internationally. Air pollution in London is a serious problem, and Oxford St in the city’s West End is the most polluted street on earth. Read more: standard.co.uk