Ballast Quay

 
 
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Ballast Quay, Greenwich, SE10 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Ballast Quay in Greenwich. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest station to Ballast Quay is Maze Hill Railway Station which is about 5 minutes to the South East.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
North Greenwich Tube Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Maze Hill Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Westcombe Park Railway Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Events 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Ballast Quay

Near Ballast Quay
De Vere Venues Devonport House
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £49  29% off
King William Walk, SE10 | 10 minutes from Ballast Quay
Situated on the World Heritage Site in Greenwich and steeped in naval history, Devonport House offers you the perfect way to enjoy London buzz, without the ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Greenwich
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £53  31% off
Bugsby Way, SE10 | 12 minutes from Ballast Quay
Staying at this hotel puts you right in the centre of Greenwich, with a thousand years of British naval history on your doorstep, as well shops, ... More
 
 
 
ibis London Greenwich
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £42  37% off
30 Stockwell Street, SE10 | 12 minutes from Ballast Quay
For two centuries, maritime Greenwich was the heart of a naval empire that ruled every sea in the world. Home of the international dateline, this area ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Ballast Quay

Near Ballast Quay
Ends Today
Ahoy Captain
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st to 30th September 2014
Cutty Sark, King William Walk, Greenwich, SE10 | 9 minutes from Ballast Quay
Family events themed on ships, sailing and the sea....More
 
 
 
Ends Today
Doctor Geof's Fantastical Steampunk Tea Museum
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th September 2014 - 10am-5pm
Cutty Sark, King William Walk, Greenwich, SE10 | 9 minutes from Ballast Quay
Doctor Geof's Fantastical Steampunk Tea Museum at the Cutty Sark showcases weird and wonderful curios and memorabilia to bring you the history of tea you didn't ...More
 
 
 
Now On
Earth To Echo (Subtitled)
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 26th Sep to 2nd Oct 2014
Greenwich Odeon, Bugsby's Way, SE10 | 13 minutes from Ballast Quay
Best friends Alex, Munch and Tuck are devastated when a highway construction project tears apart their community of Clark County, Nevada, forcing the lads and their ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Ballast Quay

Near Ballast Quay
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Michael Edwards Studio Theatre
London > Entertainment >
Cutty Sark, King William Walk, SE10 | 9 minutes from Ballast Quay
The Michael Edwards Studio Theatre is located inside the lower hold of the Cutty Sark tea clipper, one of the world's most famous boats on permanent ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Up the Creek
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
302 Creek Road, Greenwick, SE10 | 12 minutes from Ballast Quay
Located in Greenwich, South East London, Up The Creek is one of the UK’s best comedy venues, offering true intimacy with a diverse range of acts ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Greenwich Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
180 Greenwich High Road, SE10 | 15 minutes from Ballast Quay
This Greenwich cinema has not been a resounding success. Since opening in 1989 it's gone bankrupt twice, closing down for long periods. Fortunately for locals - ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Ballast Quay

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Ballast Quay
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Greenwich
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
SE10 | 6 minutes from Ballast Quay
The London Borough of Greenwich lies on the south bank of the Thames. Rich in maritime history, Greenwich also has an outstanding architectural heritage. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Observatory Greenwich
London > Attractions > Museums
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, SE10 | 8 minutes from Ballast Quay
This museum of time and space was built by Sir Christopher Wren in 1675. It marks the site of the Greenwich or Prime Meridian - the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Queen's House
London > Attractions > Museums
Park Row, SE10 | 8 minutes from Ballast Quay
As far as royal residences go, the Queen's House is a modest palace - an appealing, but simple, bright white, classical, Palladian villa flanked by colonnades. ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Ballast Quay

The best shops and markets near Ballast Quay
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Meantime Brewing Company
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Lawrence Trading Estate, Blackwall Lane, SE10 | 8 minutes from Ballast Quay
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
The Cheeseboard
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
26 Royal Hill, SE10 | 16 minutes from Ballast Quay
A small but perfectly formed cheese shop in a pretty little street off the main Greenwich High Road. With over 100 different types to choose from, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Creaky Shed
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
20 Royal Hill, SE10 | 16 minutes from Ballast Quay
This unusual fruit and veg shop in Greenwich is certainly worth the detour from the main high street. It's just a short walk away, a left ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Ballast Quay

What are the best dining options near Ballast Quay London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Trafalgar Tavern
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Park Row, SE10 | 4 minutes from Ballast Quay
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gurkha's Inn
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
17 Colomb Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 6 minutes from Ballast Quay
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Gaylord
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
141 Manchester Road, Isle of Dogs, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 9 minutes from Ballast Quay
Indian cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Ballast Quay

Near Ballast Quay
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3.6 miles from Ballast Quay
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 | 4.2 miles from Ballast Quay
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 | 4.4 miles from Ballast Quay
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 Ballast Quay

Ballast Quay gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Greenwich Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Romney Road, SE10 | 10 minutes from Ballast Quay
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 | 21 minutes from Ballast Quay
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 | 25 minutes from Ballast Quay
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 Ballast Quay

The best pubs near London Ballast Quay.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Trafalgar Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Park Row, SE10 | 4 minutes from Ballast Quay
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 | 10 minutes from Ballast Quay
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Greenwich Union
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
56 Royal Hill, SE10 | 16 minutes from Ballast Quay
... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Ballast Quay

Ballast Quay 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 | 9 minutes from Ballast Quay
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 | 21 minutes from Ballast Quay
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 | 31 minutes from Ballast Quay
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 Ballast Quay

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Ballast Quay.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Laban
London > Business > Venue Hire
Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 20 minutes from Ballast Quay
Tate Modern architects Herzog & de Meuron went for a shimmering, plastic-clad building when tasked with designing the Laban building, a place where excellence in contemporary ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 20 minutes from Ballast Quay
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
Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 34 minutes from Ballast Quay
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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Stewart Smith
Exhibitions | Until 4th October 2014 

The Paul McPherson Gallery 2 minutes walk from Ballast Quay

Works in a variety of media....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 8 minutes walk from Ballast Quay

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 8 minutes walk from Ballast Quay

Part of the National Maritime Museum's commemoration of World War One, Forgotten Fighters: the First World War at Sea explores ...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 8 minutes walk from Ballast Quay

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

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

Royal Observatory Greenwich 8 minutes walk from Ballast Quay

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 8 minutes walk from Ballast Quay

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 8 minutes walk from Ballast Quay

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

 
Astronomy Photographer Of The Year
Astronomy Photographer Of The Year
Exhibitions | Until 22nd February 2015 

Royal Observatory Greenwich 8 minutes walk from Ballast Quay

The winning images of Astronomy Photographer of the Year are presented in a free exhibition at the Royal Observatory Greenwich ...More

 
Nelson, Navy, Nation: The Story Of The Royal Navy And The British People, 1688-1815
Nelson, Navy, Nation: The Story Of The Royal Navy And The British People, 1688-1815
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

National Maritime Museum 8 minutes walk from Ballast Quay

Opening on Trafalgar Day (21st October 2013), Nelson, Navy, Nation is a new permanent gallery at the National Maritime Museum ...More

 
Doctor Geof's Fantastical Steampunk Tea Museum
Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2014 

Cutty Sark 9 minutes walk from Ballast Quay

Doctor Geof's Fantastical Steampunk Tea Museum at the Cutty Sark showcases weird and wonderful curios and memorabilia to bring you ...More

 
 
 
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