Russia Dock Woodland  

 
 
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Russia Dock Woodland won a prestigous Green Flag award in 2011. Following the closure of the Rotherhithe docks in the 1970s, the Rotherhithe Peninsula was redeveloped by the London Docklands Development Corporation (LDDC). In 1980 Russia Dock, originally a dock used for importing timber from Norway, Russia and Sweden, was in filled and planted as native grass areas for recreational activities, and a series of water channels and ponds providing habitats for kingfishers and herons. The park still contains surviving dock features including the retaining wall capstones and mooring chains. In 1985 the LDDC added an artificial hill, Stave Hill, to the west edge of the park, using waste material and rubble. A relief map of the former docks in cast bronze by Michael Rizzello stands at the top of the hill.

 

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Canada Water Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Surrey Quays Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
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Canada Water Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Surrey Quays Overground Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Docklands Riverside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  21% off
265 Rotherhithe Street, SE16 | 8 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
The only hotel in London with its own pier, the DoubleTree by Hilton London Docklands Riverside offers views across London's iconic River Thames. Taking inspiration from ... More
 
 
 
Canary Riverside Plaza Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £149  21% off
46 Westferry Circus, E14 | 13 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
The Canary Riverside Plaza Hotel contains spacious, luxurious rooms and suites with every comfort available, including a giant marble bath, two-line speaker phones and stunning walnut ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Limehouse
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £47  38% off
469-475 The Highway, E1W | 16 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
Being just a bit out of the city centre this modern, hotel is popular with the budget traveller. It's close to Canary Wharf and Tower Bridge ... More
 
 
 
 
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Greenwich Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Romney Road, SE10 | 2.2 miles from Russia Dock Woodland
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
 
 
 
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Crossrail Place Roof Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
West India Quay, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 17 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
With its semi open-air timber lattice roof the Crossrail Place Roof Garden on top of the Crossrail station in Canary Wharf provides a welcoming public space, ... More
 
 
 
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 35 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
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The Paintball Centre
London > Leisure > Activities
Unit 4, Wood Wharf, Preston Road, Canary Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 21 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
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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Revolution Karting
London > Leisure > Activities
Arches 422-424 Mile End Park, Burdett Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 27 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
It's not exactly Formula 1 but get behind the wheel of a go-kart and you'll certainly feel like you're ready to give Lewis Hamilton a ... More
 
 
 
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The Spa at InterContinental London - The O2
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
InterContinental London - The O2, 1 Waterview Drive, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 32 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
Hidden within the centre of the InterContinental London - The O2 is a large luxury spa that offers a tranquil escape. In ... More
 
 
 
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The Vinyl Festival
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September 2017 - 10.30am-6pm
Russia Dock Woodland, 1 Printworks, Surrey Quays Road, SE16 | 5 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
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Ghostpoet
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 10th November 2017 - 7pm
Russia Dock Woodland, 1 Printworks, Surrey Quays Road, SE16 | 5 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
The Mercury Prize-nominee performs his brand of alt hip hop....More
 
 
 
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The Space
London > Entertainment > Live Music
269 Westferry Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 15 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
It's not all music hall these days down in the East End. This multi-arts centre on the Isle of Dogs gives the locals a chance to ... More
 
 
 
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Everyman Canary Wharf
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Crossrail Place Level 2, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 17 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
The Everyman Cinema on level 2 of Crossrail Place - the brand's fifth cinema in the capital - sits within the six storey Canary Wharf Crossrail ... More
 
 
 
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Spiegeltent at Canary Wharf
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Canada Square Park, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 17 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
The Spiegeltent at Canary Wharf comes to Canada Square Park in September for 11 days of comedy, music, kids activities, dance, cabaret, acrobatics and kids theatre. ... More
 
 
 
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Surrey Docks Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Rotherhithe Street, Southwark, London SE16 | 4 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
All the animals on this 2.2 acre city farm on the south bank of the river Thames in Rotherhithe are organically reared. Donkeys, goats and sheep ... More
 
 
 
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Brunel Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 13 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
Within the original engine house in Tunnel Road, SE16, this permanent exhibition commemorates the world's first subaqueous tunnel built by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel assisted by ... More
 
 
 
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Cafe Gallery Projects
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Park Approach, Southwark Park, Southwark, London SE16 | 15 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
Before the Bermondsey Artists' Group (BAG) took over the cafe in the middle of Southwark Park it had fallen into disrepair. The building was completely renovated ... More
 
 
 
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Charbonnel et Walker
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Cabot Place West, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 16 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
This long-established chocolatier, set up in 1875 at the behest of Edward VII, has been making the finest chocolate in traditional French style for 130 years. ... More
 
 
 
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Jubilee Place Mall
London > Shopping >
Bank Street, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 17 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
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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Limehouse Basin Market
London > Shopping > Markets
E14 | 17 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
One minute from Limehouse DLR station, under the arches at Limehouse Basin, the monthly market runs on the last Saturday of the month. Street food ... More
 
 
 
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Columbia Restaurant, Bar & Terrace
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
DoubleTree by Hilton London, Docklands Riverside 265 Rotherhithe Street, SE16 | 8 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
Housed within the Grade I-listed Columbia Wharf building, home to the DoubleTree by Hilton London - Docklands Riverside, Columbia Restaurant, Bar & Terrace ... More
 
 
 
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Aniseed
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
25 Westferry Road, Tower Hamlets, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 10 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Lime Bar and Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
Regatta Point, 1 Manilla Street, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 11 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 2.1 miles from Russia Dock Woodland
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 Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2.5 miles from Russia Dock Woodland
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
 
 
 
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University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 35 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings ... More
 
 
 
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Crossrail Place Roof Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
West India Quay, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 17 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
With its semi open-air timber lattice roof the Crossrail Place Roof Garden on top of the Crossrail station in Canary Wharf provides a welcoming public space, ... More
 
 
 
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The Paintball Centre
London > Leisure > Activities
Unit 4, Wood Wharf, Preston Road, Canary Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 21 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
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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Revolution Karting
London > Leisure > Activities
Arches 422-424 Mile End Park, Burdett Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 27 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
It's not exactly Formula 1 but get behind the wheel of a go-kart and you'll certainly feel like you're ready to give Lewis Hamilton a ... More
 
 
 
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Wibbley Wobbley
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Greenland Dock, off Rope Street, Southwark, London SE16 | 8 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
Cute, unpretentious bar housed on a boat docked in the Thames. A world away from the bustling, brash mainstream bars, pubs and clubs of central London, is ... More
 
 
 
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The Narrow
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Narrow Street, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 14 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
Having been such a huge influence on British gastropub fare, it was only a matter of time before Gordon Ramsay opened one himself. As is so ... More
 
 
 
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Prospect of Whitby
London > Nightlife > Pubs
57 Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 16 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
Once known as the 'Devil's Tavern' thanks to its delinquent clientele, the Prospect of Whitby is one of the oldest pubs in London - and the ... More
 
 
 
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The Printworks
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Printworks, Surrey Quays Road, SE16 | 5 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
In the halls that once housed the printing presses for the Metro and Evening Standard, The Printworks has created a soundproofed warehouse, custom-made for clubbing. ... More
 
 
 
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Davy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
31 Fisherman's Walk, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 16 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
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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Studio Spaces
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 2, 110 Pennington Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 24 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
A state-of-the-art photographic studio by day, club by night, Studio Spaces E1 is home to respected electronic clubnight organisers The Hydra. The fully-licensed venue in the ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 16 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
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
 
 
 
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The Biscuit Factory
London > Business > Venue Hire
Drummond Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 22 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
Peek Frean & Co made biscuits here in Bermondsey for 123 years, from 1866 until 1989 when the factory closed. Home to baked goods like the ... More
 
 
 
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 28 minutes from Russia Dock Woodland
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, ... More
 
 
 

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