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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    Holiday Inn Express London Greenwich
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £57  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
     
     
     
    Hilton London Canary Wharf Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £71  21% off
    South Quay, E14 | 24 minutes from Ballast Quay
    Perched on the waterfront, just 15 minutes from London's City Airport, the Hilton London Canary Wharf combines convenience with comfort. Stroll across the hotel's private bridge ... More
     
     
     
    Radisson Blu Edwardian New Providence Wharf
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £48  39% off
    5 Fairmont Avenue, E14 | 26 minutes from Ballast Quay
    Only fifteen minutes from London City Airport by taxi and close to Canary Wharf, the ExCeL exhibition centre and The O2 arena, the Radisson Blu Edwardian ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Meet the Time Travellers: Albert And Anna
    London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 25th July to 30th August 2015 - Various Times
    Royal Observatory Greenwich, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, SE10 | 8 minutes from Ballast Quay
    Discover Einstein's scientific theories with the help of a present-time companion....More
     
     
     
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    Against Captain's Orders: A Journey Into The Uncharted
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March to 31st August 2015
    National Maritime Museum, Park Row, SE10 | 8 minutes from Ballast Quay
    Punchdrunk Enrichment's largest production to date, Against Captain's Orders: A Journey into the Uncharted gives 6 to 12 year old visitors to the National Maritime Museum ...More
     
     
     
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    Meet The Time Travellers: Neville And Mary
    London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 21st July to 31st August 2015 - Various Times
    Royal Observatory Greenwich, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, SE10 | 8 minutes from Ballast Quay
    Learn about life in the 18th-century Royal Observatory....More
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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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    Trafalgar Tavern
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    Park Row, SE10 | 4 minutes from Ballast Quay
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    Gurkha's Inn
    London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
    17 Colomb Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 6 minutes from Ballast Quay
    Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
     
     
     
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    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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    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
     
     
     
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    University of Greenwich
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 4 minutes from Ballast Quay
    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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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range
    London > Leisure > Golf
    Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 19 minutes from Ballast Quay
    If you hook a shot at the state of the art Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range it'll head towards Canary Wharf and if you slice it ... More
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    Bar Du Musee Café
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    17 Nelson Road, Greenwich, SE10 | 10 minutes from Ballast Quay
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    The Greenwich Union
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    56 Royal Hill, SE10 | 16 minutes from Ballast Quay
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    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
     
     
     
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    Studio 338
    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    338 Boord Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 13 minutes from Ballast Quay
    Following a major refurbishment, Studio 338 reopened in spectacular style in March 2014, with Mark 'MK' Kinchen, Kevin Saunderson and Kate Simko all on the line-up. ... More
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    Old Royal Naval College
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, 2, Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, SE10 | 9 minutes from Ballast Quay
    The Old Royal Naval College was built on the site of the Tudor Palace in Greenwich in which Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were born. William ... More
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
     

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    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

     
    Against Captain's Orders: A Journey Into The Uncharted
    Against Captain's Orders: A Journey Into The Uncharted
    Theatre | Until 31st August 2015 

    National Maritime Museum 8 minutes walk from Ballast Quay

    Punchdrunk Enrichment's largest production to date, Against Captain's Orders: A Journey into the Uncharted gives 6 to 12 year old ...More

     
    Fans Of The Belle Epoque
    Fans Of The Belle Epoque
    Exhibitions | Until 2nd September 2015 

    Fan Museum 12 minutes walk from Ballast Quay

    The Fan Museum unveils the very best of its late 19th and early 20th century fans for Fans Of The ...More

     
    Bollywood Showdown
    Concerts | On 30th August 2015 

    The O2 Arena 21 minutes walk from Ballast Quay

    Rock star Atif Aslam performs all his biggest hits alongside Strictly Come Dancing and Nobel Peace Prize performers Bolly Flex....More

    Elvis At The O2: The Exhibition Of His Life
    Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

    The O2 Arena 21 minutes walk from Ballast Quay

    A retrospective of the life and career of Elvis Aaron Presley, which includes around 300 artefacts from Graceland, and a ...More

    Tango 178
    Sporting Events | Until 27th September 2015 

    The Amersham Arms 1.52 miles from Ballast Quay

    Tango lesson and dancing session....More

    Street Feast: Model Market
    Street Feast: Model Market
    Foodie Events | Until 25th September 2015 

    196 Lewisham High Street 1.89 miles from Ballast Quay

    Following on from ten weeks of partying at Hawker House, Street Feast now returns to Lewisham for a second year ...More

     
    Variety Bunker
    Theatre | Until 30th August 2015 

    The George Tavern 2.98 miles from Ballast Quay

    A vintage singalong with a proper old knees up in a jewel of an East End pub that combines 400 ...More

    Frank's Cafe
    Frank's Cafe
    Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2015 

    Peckham Rye Multistory Car Park 3.14 miles from Ballast Quay

    On the 10th floor of the disused Peckham Multi-Story Car Park this summer you'll find parked cars replaced with drinkers ...More

     
    The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2015-16
    The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2015-16
    Sporting Events | Until 30th August 2015 

    St Katharine Docks 3.49 miles from Ballast Quay

    The world's longest ocean adventure, The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2015-16 commences from St Katharine Docks this August. ...More

     
     
     
     
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