Whitechapel Overground Station  

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

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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
0 minutes walk
 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
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Sclater Street Car Park
 
10 minutes walk
 
Arch Car Parking
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn London - Whitechapel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £54  23% 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
 
 
 
Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  39% off
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 13 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
The Grange Tower Bridge Hotel combines luxury accommodation and events facilities, making it a great choice for your stay whether it's business or leisure oriented. Within ... More
 
 
 
196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £89  33% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 14 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
From studio apartments to one and two beds, 196 Bishopsgate offers a full range of self-catering flats that give you more independence than a hotel. Apartments ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Overground Stations nearest Whitechapel Overground Station

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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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Whitechapel Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
277 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Whitechapel Tube station is located within Zone 2 on the District and Hammersmith & City lines. When Crossrail comes in 2018 the station will have a ... More
 
 
 
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Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 16 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
One of London's busiest commuter stations at the heart of financial London. Regular trains depart Liverpool Street for destinations in Essex and East Anglia. The Stansted ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Oxford vs Cambridge Goat Race
London > Events > Sporting Events  Dates: Saturday 24th March 2018
Whitechapel Overground Station, Buxton Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 4 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
The stakes are high as Oxford and Cambridge once again come head-to-head in a nail-biting and highly competitive race. No, this isn't the famous Boat Race ...More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Curzon Aldgate
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Goodman's Fields, 2 Canter Way, E1 | 9 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Part of an upmarket development, Goodman's Fields, Curzon Aldgate is a new-build cinema in the East End. Enter through the lounge/bar with its leather sofas ... More
 
 
 
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Genesis Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
93-95 Mile End Road, Whitechapel, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 10 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Originally the Paragon Music Hall, built in 1885, Genesis Cinema is east London's oldest cinema. Located between Whitechapel and Stepney Green tube stations, the independent cinema ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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The Stable, Whitechapel
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
16-18 Whitechapel Road, E1 | 6 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Handmade pizza cooked from scratch and cider sourced from the West Country are the two things The Stable does, and it does them well. Owners Nikki ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London 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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London 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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Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 10 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Between Wapping and Aldgate is the Leman Street Tavern , a 1.5 million pound pub that's owned by the Geronimo Inns group ... More
 
 
 
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The Old George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
379 Bethnal Green Road, Tower Hamlets, London 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
 
 
 
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The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London 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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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JuJu's Bar and Stage
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Hanbury Street, Ely's Yard, E1 | 9 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Nestled in the heart of the Old Truman Brewery, tucked away at the back of Ely's Yard, Juju's Bar and Stage ... More
 
 
 
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Alcotraz: Prison Cocktail Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
212 Brick Lane, E1 | 10 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
We can think of worse places to serve time. Alcotraz is a cocktail bar inspired by America's most infamous prison , popping up behind ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Coopers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 14 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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DJs And Cocktails
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th August 2018 

Apples And Pears 7 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

Funk, old skool and pop courtesy of resident DJs....More

ISelf Collection: The Upset Bucket
ISelf Collection: The Upset Bucket
Exhibitions | Until 1st April 2018 

Whitechapel Gallery 8 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

Works exploring how we project our identity through our appearances and consumer choices by 28 artists including Ai Weiwei, Lynda ...More

 
Mark Dion: Theatre Of The Natural World
Exhibitions | Until 13th May 2018 

Whitechapel Gallery 8 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

A sequence of installations created between 2000 and the present representing a host of environments travelled through by the American ...More

Leonor Antunes: The Frisson Of The Togetherness
Exhibitions | Until 9th April 2018 

Whitechapel Gallery 8 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

Hanging and floor-based sculptures made from materials including metal, leather and rope, illuminated by lights designed by the artist....More

Craft Beer Rising
Craft Beer Rising
Foodie Events | Until 24th February 2018 

The Old Truman Brewery 8 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

A festival dedicated to the increasing interest and innovation in the beer industry in the UK, Craft Beer Rising returns ...More

 
MARSM: Photo & Design Exposition
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2018 

Rich Mix Centre 11 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

A showcase for Algerian art featuring satirical graphic designer El Moustach, as well as photographers Lola Khalfa and Oualid Khelifi....More

Knock2bag
Comedy | On 24th February 2018 

Rich Mix Centre 11 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

Paul Foot, Suzi Ruffell, Holly Burn, Radu Isac, Kae Kurd and Jayde Adams perform stand-up....More

Mark Bruce Company: Macbeth
Mark Bruce Company: Macbeth
Dance | Until 17th March 2018 

Wilton's Music Hall 12 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

The multi-award winning Mark Bruce Company presents a modern dance piece based on Shakespeare's famous tragedy. With a cast of ...More

 
Dream On
Dream On
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

V & A Museum of Childhood 13 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

The V&A Museum explores the world of dreams and the unconscious with its new exhibition, Dream On. Playing with the ...More

 
Madeleine Waller: Sister Brother
Madeleine Waller: Sister Brother
Exhibitions | Until 20th May 2018 

V & A Museum of Childhood 13 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

Photographic portraits exploring sibling relationships and how they affect our sense of identity. The result is "a wide-ranging - and ...More

 

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National Portrait Gallery

The first National Portrait Gallery exhibition to be devoted to the medium of film, this ...More

 
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National Gallery

An exploration of still life by leading contemporary artist Tacita Dean featuring a new film ...More

 
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National Portrait Gallery

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Alexandra Palace

The Manchester quartet, Everything Everything, praised by The Guardian for its "nerd-rock" and by the ...More

 
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Taking inspiration from the 1920s and '30s - the golden era of cocktails - The ...More

 
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Royal Albert Hall

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A thing of beauty, The Coral Room breathes new life into The Bloomsbury Hotel with ...More

 
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SSE Arena, Wembley

Welsh rockers Stereophonics, led by Kelly Jones, known for their hits including Dakota, Maybe Tomorrow ...More

 
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