The House Mill

 
 
ADDRESS
Three Mill Lane, E3 3DU 
 
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OPENING TIMES
May to Oct - Every Sun 11am-4pm | 1st Sun of month in Mar, Apr & Dec | Last tour at 3.30pm, tour lasts 45 mins
 
PRICES
Guided tours £3 (Adults), £1.50 (concs)
 

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The Grade II listed House Mill is the largest and most powerful of the four remaining tidal mills in Britain. The brick clad, five storey building, with its wooden window frames and clay tiled roof, is located on the historic and picturesque Three Mill Island in Bromley-by-Bow. The 18th century tidal mill was built in 1776 by Daniel Bisson, on the site of an earlier mill and though the wheels stopped turning in 1941 there are plans to restore them for power generation. The House Mill can be explored via guided tours - visitors cannot access the building unescorted - which take place every Sunday from May to October and on the first Sunday of the month in March, April and December. The Miller's House next door provides a visitor, information, and education centre, with meeting rooms for hire and a small cafe.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
West Ham Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
West Ham Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Stratford Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Stratford Multi-Storey Car Park
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
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Holiday Inn Express London-Stratford
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £59  32% off
196 High Street, E15 | 11 minutes from The House Mill
The traditional East End and the vibrant new business culture of twenty-first century London meet in Stratford. Great connections to the Docklands business parks and the ... More
 
 
 
The Westbridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  31% off
335 - 337 High Street, E15 | 14 minutes from The House Mill
The Westbridge Hotel, Stratford is a unique boutique hotel that adds a sense of style to east London. Guests can choose from standard double and twin ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express Royal Docks Docklands
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £50  25% off
Silvertown Way, E16 | 22 minutes from The House Mill
The shimmering business parks of the Docklands are a tribute to the spirit of modernity, and this clean, efficient hotel, with air conditioning and Wi-Fi throughout ... More
 
 
 
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Sutton House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
2 & 4 Homerton High Street, E9 | 2.4 miles from The House Mill
The royal connections of this rare, red-brick Tudor manor house reach back to Henry VIII whose Principal Secretary of State, Sir Ralph Sadler, built Sutton House ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Town Hall, Stratford
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
29 Broadway, E15 | 20 minutes from The House Mill
Once described as the 'finest building in Essex', the Grade II listed Old Town Hall in Stratford has been restored to full Victorian splendour with particular ... More
 
 
 
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Glass Factory Studios
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Queen's Yard, White Post Lane, E9 | 26 minutes from The House Mill
Glass Factory Studios is a studio and venue complex on the ground floor of a converted Victorian warehouse within Queen's Yard in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The House Mill

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The House Mill
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ArcelorMittal Orbit
London > Attractions > Sights
Olympic Park, Stratford, E20 | 15 minutes from The House Mill
Presiding over the former Olympic Park the Anish Kapoor-designed ArcelorMittal Orbit observation tower, was described by Mayor Boris Johnson as that "something extra" needed to "distinguish ... More
 
 
 
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Annex East
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Unit 2, Hutchins Close, Stratford, London E15 | 16 minutes from The House Mill
Annex East is a warehouse arts centre located just 100 metres from London's Olympic Park. The space will incorporate an exhibition space, a bespoke bar and ... More
 
 
 
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Discover Children's Story Centre
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
383-387 High Street, Stratford, Stratford, London E15 | 17 minutes from The House Mill
Discover is a fantastic storytelling centre in Stratford East. Story Trails and Garden Trails run frequently and vary from carnival costumes to Capoeira moves, from wizards ... More
 
 
 
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Now On
Empty Streets: Noel Gibson's East London (1967-75)
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 17th to 21st Sep 2014 - 10am-5pm
The Nunnery, 181-183 Bow Road, E3 | 9 minutes from The House Mill
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On Soon
Sparked Fun Palace Fun Day
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th October 2014 - 11am-3pm
The Viewtube, The Greenway Marshgate Lane, E15 | 13 minutes from The House Mill
We are celebrating the centenary of Joan Littlewood's birth, by reflecting her ethos of the Fun Palace where Joan's motto of 'everyone an artist, everyone a ...More
 
 
 
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Sugarhouse Studios
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
107 High Street, Stratford, E15 | 7 minutes from The House Mill
Making use of 107 High Street, Stratford, a building scheduled for demolition in 2013, Sugarhouse Studios is a cinema, cafe and bar with a programme of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Theatre Royal Stratford East
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Gerry Raffles Square, E15 | 22 minutes from The House Mill
Theatre Royal Stratford East opened in 1884 and became the home of the Theatre Workshop Company in 1954. The first performance ever held here was 'Richelieu' ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Stratford Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Gerry Raffles Square, Salway Road, E15 | 22 minutes from The House Mill
Fitted out to luxury standards, Stratford Picturehouse is one of 20 independent cinemas operated by Picturehouse which also owns Clapham Picturehouse, the Gate Picturehouse, Greenwich Picturehouse, ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The House Mill

The best shops and markets near The House Mill
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Centre for Book Arts
London > Shopping > Art and Design
Unit 18, SPACE Studios, Britannia Works, Dace Road, E3 | 20 minutes from The House Mill
Everyone, from beginners to professionals, can learn the disappearing artform of book art at the London Centre for Book Arts, a unique place where people can ... More
 
 
 
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Tiger
London > Shopping >
Unit 45-46, The Mall, Stratford, Stratford, London E15 | 21 minutes from The House Mill
The Swedish lifestyle store Tiger proves that cheap and cheerful can stylish too. Doing for interiors, toys and kitchen gadgets what IKEA has done for furniture, ... More
 
 
 
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Roman Road Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 24 minutes from The House Mill
Roman Road Market is situated on the oldest known trade route in Britain, the road to Colchester famously taken by Boudicea on her way to burn ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near The House Mill London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dane's Yard Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
133 High Street, Stratford, E15 | 8 minutes from The House Mill
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Dar Marrakech
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
403 High Street, E15 | 17 minutes from The House Mill
African Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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King Eddie's
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 20 minutes from The House Mill
A gastropub East End style - and that doesn't mean organic, corn-fed jellied eels and a gang of smoke ventilation engineers. The team behind King Eddie's ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The House Mill

Near The House Mill
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2.9 miles from The House Mill
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
Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Careers Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 3.2 miles from The House Mill
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 36 minutes from The House Mill
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
 
 
 
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The House Mill gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Westfield Stratford City
London > Leisure >
Westfield Stratford City, Stratford, London E20 | 13 minutes from The House Mill
This fun bowling alley and restaurant on the second floor of Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre is a great place for a gang of you to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Greenway
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Marshgate Lane, Stratford, E15 | 13 minutes from The House Mill
The Greenway is a flat, almost continuous and straight traffic-free walking and cycling route that carves through East London and the Olympic Park at high level, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Olympics BMX Track
London > Leisure > London Olympics Venues
Olympic Park, E20 | 19 minutes from The House Mill
The adapted Olympic BMX Track, the home of the BMX Cycling competition in the 2012 London Olympics, reopens to the public on 4th March 2014, a ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The House Mill

The best pubs near London The House Mill.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King Eddie's
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 20 minutes from The House Mill
A gastropub East End style - and that doesn't mean organic, corn-fed jellied eels and a gang of smoke ventilation engineers. The team behind King Eddie's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King Eddie's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 20 minutes from The House Mill
A gastropub East End style - and that doesn't mean organic, corn-fed jellied eels and a gang of smoke ventilation engineers. The team behind King Eddie's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Morgan Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
43 Morgan Street, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 23 minutes from The House Mill
Yet another conversion of a grimy and atmospheric East end boozer into a gastropub, but in this case it's been done so well that it's hard ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The House Mill

The House Mill clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Fringe
London > Nightlife > Bars
Swan Wharf, Old Ford Lock, E3 | 19 minutes from The House Mill
A pop up private members' club in a former Victorian stable in Swan Wharf, a 100-metre walk from the Olympic Park, The Fringe is the place ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crate Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Queen's Yard, E9 | 26 minutes from The House Mill
A craft brewery and pizzeria overlooking the canal, Crate Brewery offers a unique location to enjoy a pizza and a pint in a former print factory ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Davy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
31 Fisherman's Walk, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 31 minutes from The House Mill
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 The House Mill

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The House Mill.
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 | 29 minutes from The House Mill
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
The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 34 minutes from The House Mill
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ExCel London Exhibition Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 37 minutes from The House Mill
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
 
 
 

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Empty Streets: Noel Gibson's East London (1967-75)
Exhibitions | Until 21st September 2014 

The Nunnery 9 minutes walk from The House Mill

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ArcelorMittal Orbit
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

ArcelorMittal Orbit 15 minutes walk from The House Mill

Created by the artist Anish Kapoor and structural designer Cecil Balmond, the continuous looping steel lattice of the striking red ...More

Tots and Tales
Kids Events | Until 26th September 2014 

Discover Children's Story Centre 17 minutes walk from The House Mill

Join our Story Builder for a fun, interactive session with songs and stories....More

Retrospective And New Perspectives In Figurative Painting
Exhibitions | Until 26th February 2015 

Forman's Fish Island 21 minutes walk from The House Mill

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SHOP at Stour Space
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2014 

Stour Space 22 minutes walk from The House Mill

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Because Of The Sun
Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2014 

Stour Space 22 minutes walk from The House Mill

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Revolver II
Exhibitions | Until 14th December 2014 

Matt's Gallery 1.37 miles from The House Mill

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REVOLVER II: Part 1
Exhibitions | Until 5th October 2014 

Matt's Gallery 1.37 miles from The House Mill

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Bridge
Bridge
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

Museum of London Docklands 1.52 miles from The House Mill

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

 
Past And Present By Bridget McCrum
Exhibitions | Until 14th November 2014 

One Canada Square 1.62 miles from The House Mill

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