London Docklands

 
 
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Canary Wharf, E16 1AA 
 
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London DocklandsFormerly part of the Port of London, at one time the world's largest port, London Docklands is the name of the stretch of water between Southwark and Greenwich. Now redeveloped principally for commercial and residential use, the heard of London Docklands is around the Canary Wharf financial district.

 

LondonTown.com - London Docklands Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Canning Town Tube Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Canning Town Railway Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
 
 
 

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Crowne Plaza London Docklands Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 1AL The Crowne Plaza Docklands is the main hotel for the giant ExCel...

 
 
What to do in London Throughout 2014

Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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Hotels near London Docklands

Near London Docklands
Novotel London Excel Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £55  26% off
Western Gateway, E16 | Same location as London Docklands
There's not much point in staying in the Docklands if you're not right on the waterfront, and this spotless Novotel offers some stunning views from its ... More
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza London Docklands
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  26% off
Western Gateway, E16 | 2 minutes from London Docklands
The Crowne Plaza Docklands is the main hotel for the giant ExCel Centre. It's a great place to stay if you're visiting a conference or exhibition, ... More
 
 
 
ibis Styles London ExCel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
272-283 Victoria Dock Road, E16 | 4 minutes from London Docklands
Custom House Hotel is located close to the Excel Exhibition Centre, Greenwich Park and The O2. Nearby points of interest also include the Boleyn Ground Stadium ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Sights nearest London Docklands

Nearest to London Docklands
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
East Greenwich Coaling Jetty
London > Attractions > Sights
Olympian Way, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 15 minutes from London Docklands
Originally designed as a coaling jetty to receive and unload coal to fuel Blackwall Point power station, The Jetty has been turned into a temporary platform ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Pleasure Gardens
London > Attractions > Sights
Royal Victoria Docks, E16 | 16 minutes from London Docklands
(Unfortunately the London Pleasure Gardens have been put into administration and all future events there have subsequently been cancelled.)Due to open on the Diamond Jubilee weekend, ... More
 
 
 
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O2 Walkway: Up At The O2
London > Attractions > Sights
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 18 minutes from London Docklands
Visitors to The O2 can now see the famous domed structure from an entirely new angle - from 53-metre high Up At The O2 suspended from ... More
 
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near London Docklands

The best museums, galleries, attractions near London Docklands
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Trinity Buoy Wharf
London > Attractions >
Orchard Place, E14 | 12 minutes from London Docklands
A once derelict site in the Docklands is now home to a thriving creative community; visitors to Trinity Buoy Wharf find a welcoming mix of cafes, ... More
 
 
 
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City Island Bridge
London > Attractions >
Canning Town to Canary Wharf, E16 | 13 minutes from London Docklands
An 80 metre, 160 tonne red bridge providing an important link between Canning Town and Canary Wharf, The City Island Bridge, has been designed by Davies, ... More
 
 
 
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NOW Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Green Place, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 18 minutes from London Docklands
Designed by London Eye artchitects Marks Barfield, NOW Gallery is a gallery in the Greenwich Peninsula created as a free public space for contemporary art and ... More
 
 
 
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Events near London Docklands

Near London Docklands
On Soon
Flyboarding Experience
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: 4th to 8th Sep 2014 - 10.30am-6pm
ExCel London Exhibition Centre, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 3 minutes from London Docklands
...More
 
 
 
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Heart Centred Business: Conference
London > Events > Business Events  Dates: Thursday 18th September 2014 - 9am-5pm
ExCel London Exhibition Centre, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 3 minutes from London Docklands
A conference about the role of human relationships in business....More
 
 
 
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Namuwongo Night 2014
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Thursday 18th September 2014 - 6.30pm-12midnight
ExCel London Exhibition Centre, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 3 minutes from London Docklands
An evening of networking and a fundraising dinner. Events For Namuwongo was formed to transform an African community and has already raised £426,000....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near London Docklands

Near London Docklands
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brick Lane Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Theatres
443 North Woolwich Road, E16 | 18 minutes from London Docklands
One of London's last surviving traditional music halls.... More
 
 
 
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British Music Experience
London > Entertainment > Live Music
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 18 minutes from London Docklands
Stadium filling rock gods like The Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Mick Jagger are among the stars who have loaned memorabilia to the British Music Experience, ... More
 
 
 
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WM Jazz
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
Water Margin Restaurant, O2 Arena, SE10 | 18 minutes from London Docklands
Since launching in summer 2013 WM Jazz has carved out a real following. Set within the Water Margin Restaurant at The 02 Arena, WM Jazz hosts ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near London Docklands

The best shops and markets near London Docklands
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Meantime Brewing Company
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Lawrence Trading Estate, Blackwall Lane, SE10 | 27 minutes from London Docklands
London's Meantime Brewing Company, led by brewmaster and founder Alastair Hook, is one of Britain's leading craft brewers. When the brewery moved from Penhall Road to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Billingsgate Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Trafalgar Way, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 31 minutes from London Docklands
Originally a general market for corn, coal, iron, wine, salt, pottery, fish and other goods, Billingsgate is now the only London-based market dedicated to fish. From ... More
 
 
 
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Jubilee Place Mall
London > Shopping >
Bank Street, E14 | 35 minutes from London Docklands
Jubilee Place Mall, an underground shopping mall on the south side of Canary Wharf, offers shoppers a choice of fashion, pharmacies, cafes and restaurants. In November ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near London Docklands

What are the best dining options near London Docklands London?
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Caribbean Scene
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
ExCeL Marina, 17 Western Gateway, Royal Victoria, E16 | 2 minutes from London Docklands
... More
 
 
 
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Fatboys Diner
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Trinity Bouy Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 13 minutes from London Docklands
Stock up on American style cuisine in the heart of London's Docklands at Fatboys Diner, where burgers are washed down with full dairy ice cream shakes. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Yi-Ban
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road, , E16 | 15 minutes from London Docklands
Lost in the bleak and beautiful wasteland of the Docklands business parks - a super-modern expanse of smooth concrete and still water - this restaurant ... More
 
 
 
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Education near London Docklands

Near London Docklands
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3.4 miles from London Docklands
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 4.4 miles from London Docklands
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4.6 miles from London Docklands
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near London Docklands

London Docklands gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Greenwich Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Romney Road, SE10 | 2.2 miles from London Docklands
As a World Heritage Site marking the site of the Greenwich Meridian (the base point for World Time and the location of Longitude 0) Greenwich is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brooklyn Bowl
London > Leisure >
O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 18 minutes from London Docklands
Five years after the original Brooklyn Bowl launched, the well known New York bowling alley comes to London's O2. The London venue is the first Brooklyn ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Paintball Centre
London > Leisure > Activities
Unit 4, Wood Wharf, Preston Road, Canary Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 31 minutes from London Docklands
This fab game emerged in 1980 and has taken the world by storm. Popular with adrenalin junkies, paintballing is an action-packed, mission-driven past-time that is ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near London Docklands

The best pubs near London London Docklands.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Trafalgar Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Park Row, SE10 | 2 miles from London Docklands
The pub achieved notoriety selling whitebait (still on the menu) but now the Trafalgar Tavern is a refreshment point for the capital's many visitors. It's hardly ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bar Du Musee Café
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Nelson Road, Greenwich, , SE10 | 2.3 miles from London Docklands
... More
 
 
 
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The Gun
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
27 Coldharbour, Docklands, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 26 minutes from London Docklands
This 250-year-old pub was a sailor's favourite, home to smugglers and site of secret trysts between Lord Nelson and Emma Hamilton. Closed down by ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near London Docklands

London Docklands clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Pepys Building, Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 2.2 miles from London Docklands
Located within the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College and a stone's throw from the world's last tea clipper, the legendary Cutty Sark, The Old ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Proud2 at The O2
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
The O2 Arena Peninsula Square, Greenwich, SE10 | 18 minutes from London Docklands
In the sad shell of the Millennium Dome, a superclub was born, going by the name of Proud2. Sporting one of the world's most powerful audio ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Davy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
31 Fisherman's Walk, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 37 minutes from London Docklands
At ground floor level on Fisherman’s Walk at Canary Wharf, tables, chairs and merry-makers spill out of doors on to the riverside during the summer months. ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near London Docklands

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near London Docklands.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2 miles from London Docklands
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ExCel London Exhibition Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 3 minutes from London Docklands
A stunning architectural achievement, gigantic amounts of floor space accompanied by shops, bars and hotels, London’s purpose built exhibition centre, opened in 2000, is an exciting ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 18 minutes from London Docklands
The second most embarrassing legacy of Tony Blair's time in government struggled for years to find a role after the millennium show shut up shop. It's ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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The Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face
The Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face
Theatre | Until 28th September 2014 

East Greenwich Coaling Jetty 15 minutes walk from London Docklands

With their new show, The Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face, performed in a collection of shipping containers on ...More

 
Bridge
Bridge
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

Museum of London Docklands 2.01 miles from London Docklands

From Hungerford to Blackfriars, Westminster and Millennium, Bridge looks at how London's bridges have inspired artists and continue to provide ...More

 
Hot Jazz Jam
Concerts | Until 29th October 2014 

Boisdale's Of Canary Wharf 2.03 miles from London Docklands

A selection of musicians performing all the classic hits from the likes of Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Miles Davis and ...More

Books About Town: Greenwich Trail
Books About Town: Greenwich Trail
Kids Events | Until 15th September 2014 

Greenwich 2.06 miles from London Docklands

One of four Books About Town trails to explore this summer, the Greenwich Trail takes in The Secret Diary of ...More

 
Ships, Clocks and Stars: the Quest for Longitude
Ships, Clocks and Stars: the Quest for Longitude
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

National Maritime Museum 2.16 miles from London Docklands

From July, the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich marks the 300th anniversary of the Longitude Act with Ships, Clocks and ...More

 
Forgotten Fighters: the First World War at Sea
Forgotten Fighters: the First World War at Sea
Exhibitions | Until 1st August 2015 

National Maritime Museum 2.16 miles from London Docklands

Part of the National Maritime Museum's commemoration of World War One, Forgotten Fighters: the First World War at Sea explores ...More

 
Longitude Punk'd
Longitude Punk'd
Exhibitions | Until 1st February 2015 

Royal Observatory Greenwich 2.16 miles from London Docklands

Longitude Punk'd celebrates the wacky inventors, star-gazing scientists and elegant explorers of the eighteenth century. The Royal Observatory in Greenwich ...More

 
Rozanne Hawksley: War And Memory
Rozanne Hawksley: War And Memory
Exhibitions | Until 14th November 2014 

The Queen's House 2.16 miles from London Docklands

Rozanne Hawksley is one of the UK's great textile art innovators. At once poignant and powerful, her work explores the ...More

 
War Artists At Sea
War Artists At Sea
Exhibitions | Until 1st February 2015 

The Queen's House 2.16 miles from London Docklands

Showcasing the best of Royal Museums Greenwich's collection of First and Second World War art, this display at The Queen's ...More

 
Guiding Lights: 500 Years Of Trinity House And Safety At Sea
Guiding Lights: 500 Years Of Trinity House And Safety At Sea
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2016 

National Maritime Museum 2.16 miles from London Docklands

Five hundred years ago, a fraternity of London mariners was given a charter by Henry VIII and became the Corporation ...More

 
 
 
 
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Hotels near London Docklands

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