Whitechapel Overground Station

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0 Tower Hamlets, London E1 5BZ†
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Whitechapel Railway Station is part of the East London Line on the London Overground network which reopened in April 2010. Shoreditch High Street is the preceding station and Shadwell comes after Whitechapel if you're heading north to south. Nearby attractions include the Whitechapel Gallery and the Royal London Hospital.

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Whitechapel Tube Station
3 minutes walk
Aldgate East Tube Station
10 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Whitechapel Overground Station
0 minutes walk
Shadwell Overground Station
11 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Sclater Street Car Park
10 minutes walk
Arch Car Parking
11 minutes walk

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Hotels near Whitechapel Overground Station

Near Whitechapel Overground Station
Holiday Inn London Commercial Road
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £48† 33% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 7 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Perfectly located in the heart of the East End, this new generation Holiday Inn offers a quiet retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the ... More
ibis London City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £55† 36% off
5 Commercial Street, E1 | 9 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Commercial Road may not be London's most picturesque location but if you want the nightlife of Old Street or the gleaming towers of the City of ... More
Rez Apartments London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £100† 30% off
26 Widegate Street, E1 | 13 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Rez Apartments London are a family run, boutique property in the financial district of London. Located in the heart of The City and nearby to Hoxton ... More
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Alternative Overground Stations nearest Whitechapel Overground Station

Nearest to Whitechapel Overground Station
Shadwell Overground Station
London > Travel > Overground Stations
Chapman Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 11 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Shadwell Railway Station is on the East London Line of London Overground, between Whitechapel to the north and Wapping to the south. It is located near ... More
Shoreditch High Street Overground Station
London > Travel > Overground Stations
Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 15 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Shoreditch High Street Railway Station is located on Bethnal Green Road close to Shoreditch High Street and is served by London Overground services running on the ... More
Wapping Overground Station
London > Travel > Overground Stations
Wapping Lane, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 20 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Wapping Railway Station is in east London, on the East London Line of London Overground between Shadwell and Rotherhithe.... More
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Travel near Whitechapel Overground Station

Near Whitechapel Overground Station
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Cherry Garden Pier, Southwark, London SE16 | 25 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
City Cruises Sightseeing trips from Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier. The River Red Rover Ticket option allows you to hop on and off at Westminster Pier, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 32 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
This fun circular trip by Crown River Cruises allows you to traverse the banks of the Thames over a stretch jam-packed with famous landmarks and fabulous ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bankside Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 32 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Bankside Pier is located next to the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and close to Tate Modern. From Bankside Pier a†hop-on hop-off circular cruise operates during summer and ... More
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Events near Whitechapel Overground Station

Near Whitechapel Overground Station
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Art of the Brick
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 26th September 2014 to 4th January 2015
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
See the Mona Lisa in LEGO when you visit The Art of the Brick, a display of over 75 sculptures created out of more than ...More
Today Only
Grunge Diary: Keith Cameron & Steve Gullick Discuss Early 90s Rockamericana
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Wednesday 20th August 2014 - 7pm
Rough Trade East, Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 9 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
A talk based on the music of the 1990s....More
Today Only
Gandaia Pre Carnival Night
London > Events > Kids Events †Dates: Wednesday 20th August 2014 at 4pm and 7pm
Rich Mix Centre, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 11 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Carnival arts night....More
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Entertainment near Whitechapel Overground Station

Near Whitechapel Overground Station
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Truman Brewery
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Popular with the Shoreditch crowd on the weekends, The Old Truman Brewery houses more than 200 small, creative businesses, a bar and several areas for hire. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
10 Gales
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Arch 10, Gales Gardens, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 11 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
One of Bethnal Green's best kept secrets, 10 Gales is a contemporary art space, live show venue, vintage fashion boutique, coffee shop and hairdressers all under ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Backyard Bar & Kitchen
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
231 Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 11 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
The famous Backyard Comedy Club, one of East London's hottest comedy spots, was originally opened in 2000 by comedian Lee Hurst. In 2004 the comedian ran ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Whitechapel Overground Station

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Whitechapel Overground Station
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spitalfields City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Buxton Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 4 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
There's loads to do at the 1.3 acre Spitalfields City Farm. Come and meet Bayleaf the donkey and Bentley the goat - just a few of ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Idea Store Whitechapel
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
321 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
More than a library, the Idea Store in Whitechapel brings together adult learning, training and meeting areas, as well as a focus on the local history ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brick Lane
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
London's own "Curry Mile", Brick Lane is home to so much more than first-rate spiced food, it also plays host to Jewish bagel shops, Indian sari ... More
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Shopping near Whitechapel Overground Station

The best shops and markets near Whitechapel Overground Station
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Beyond Retro
London > Shopping > Clothing
112 Cheshire Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 7 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Vast warehouse near Brick Lane packed with vintage clothing and accessories. American vintage clothing outlets don’t get much bigger or better than this. Having bagged a huge, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brick Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Brick Lane Market is pure East End London, which means Jewish bagel shops, Bangladeshi curry houses, Indian sari silks - and Cockneys crying out their wares. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oh Baby London!
London > Shopping > Baby Care
162 Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Designer baby clothes. Selling garments such as playsuits, bodyvests, t-shirts, jeans, tights, dresses, hats, hoodies and fake fur jackets. They concentrate on offering clothes that are ... More
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Restaurants near Whitechapel Overground Station

What are the best dining options near Whitechapel Overground Station London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
New Tayyab
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
83 Fieldgate Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
North Indian cuisine. Tables on patio. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tayyabs
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
83 - 89 Fieldgate Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
You can tell from the queue that regularly forms just inside the door that this place offers something above the average. A highly rated and highly ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chicken Shop and Dirty Burger Whitechapel
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
27A Mile End Road, E1 | 7 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Soho House have brought two of their projects together under one roof, creating Chicken Shop and Dirty Burger Whitechapel. The industrial-style 60-seat restaurant, which extends to ... More
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Education near Whitechapel Overground Station

Near Whitechapel Overground Station
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 14 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 16 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 17 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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 Whitechapel Overground Station

Whitechapel Overground Station gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Spread over three floors L!FE is a unique space within The Old Truman Brewery where yoga, food and music sit side-by-side. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 13 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Free to use for all hotel residents, the Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club boasts a range of luxury fitness and spa services. The fully equipped ... More
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Pubs near Whitechapel Overground Station

The best pubs near London Whitechapel Overground Station.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
379 Bethnal Green Road, E2 | 11 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Sitting at the heart of Bethnal Green Road, The Old George is a beautifully restored London boozer, originally built in the 1700s. With a large emphasis ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 14 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
After serving two queens and a king, surviving The Blitz and enjoying a period as a notorious strip club, The Crown and Shuttle sadly closed its ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Royal Oak
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
73 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 15 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
You might just recognise this pub off the telly - it has featured in the Kray's film, sitcom Good Night Sweetheart and even Blue Peter. The ... More
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Nightlife near Whitechapel Overground Station

Whitechapel Overground Station clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rhythm Factory
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
16-18 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Scuzzy venue on the outskirts of Shoreditch which looks like a crummycafe from the outside. Walk past the crowded plastic tables and chairsand through a discreet ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Vibe Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Vibe Bar manages to be both chilled out and cutting edge. Located inside the Truman Brewery on trendy Brick Lane, you can come here to drink ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, E1 | 10 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Inspired by its sister bar, the long-standing Smiths of Smithfield, Smiths Spitalfields follows in its famous sibling's footsteps as an all-day dining venue celebrating the best ... More
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Meeting venue hire near Whitechapel Overground Station

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Whitechapel Overground Station.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 9 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 12 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Andaz Liverpool Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 16 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Housed in one of the great Victorian station hotels, this showstopper is a mixture of meticulous nineteenth century restoration and the glittering wit of Terrence Conran's ... More
 
 

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Multilingual Poetry Group
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2014 

Idea Store Whitechapel 4 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

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Welfare Benefits Advice Session
Exhibitions | Until 29th October 2014 

Idea Store Whitechapel 4 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

Drop-in welfare benefits advice with the Stifford Centre....More

Computer Club: Workshop (Under 16s)
Exhibitions | Until 29th October 2014 

Idea Store Whitechapel 4 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

A weekly session for enjoyment and learning....More

A Big Bang
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 20th August 2014 

The Rhythm Factory 6 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

The A Band, The International Wind-Up Toy Orchestra, Improvisi, Thee Hairee Kuntz and DJ Neon Noodle supply electronic dance music....More

Wham Bam Thank You Ma'am
Concerts | On 20th August 2014 

Apples And Pears 7 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

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Giulio Paolini: To be or not to be
Giulio Paolini: To be or not to be
Exhibitions | Until 14th September 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 8 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

Italian artist Giulio Paolini (b.1940) believes that a work of art is not just itself in the here and now ...More

 
Kader Attia
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 8 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

The Whitechapel Gallery has commissioned a site-specific installation from French-Algerian artist Kader Attia, which marks his first solo project ...More

Grunge Diary: Keith Cameron & Steve Gullick Discuss Early 90s Rockamericana
Exhibitions | On 20th August 2014 

Rough Trade East 9 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

A talk based on the music of the 1990s....More

The Culpeper Picnic
The Culpeper Picnic
Foodie Events | Until 31st August 2014 

The Culpeper 9 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

Throughout August The Culpeper in east London is providing the chance to enjoy a picnic on their rooftop farm. Formerly ...More

 
Peter Hujar
Exhibitions | Until 24th August 2014 

Maureen Paley 9 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

Photography by the American artist....More

 
 
 
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