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 £53  40% 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  30% 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  32% 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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    Events near Ballast Quay

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    Elemental
    London > Events > Tours  Dates: Monday 25th May 2015 at 7pm-8.45pm and 9.15pm-11pm
    Royal Observatory Greenwich, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, SE10 | 8 minutes from Ballast Quay
    BBC presenter Professor Chris Lintott introduces a planetarium show which explores the beginning of the universe....More
     
     
     
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    Meet The Maker Market For Craft & Design Month
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 25th May 2015 - 10.30am-5pm
    Greenwich Market, College Approach, SE10 | 10 minutes from Ballast Quay
    Celebrate Craft & Design month and Meet the Makers in Greenwich....More
     
     
     
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    The Cat In The Hat (Over 3s)
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Monday 25th May 2015 at 1pm and 3pm
    Greenwich Theatre, Crooms Hill, SE10 | 11 minutes from Ballast Quay
    Based on the much-loved book by Dr Seuss....More
     
     
     
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    Entertainment near Ballast Quay

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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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    Sights and Attractions near Ballast Quay

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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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    Education near Ballast Quay

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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 best pubs near London Ballast Quay.
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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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    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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    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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    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

     
    Unseen: The Lives of Looking by Dryden Goodwin
    Exhibitions | Until 26th July 2015 

    The Queen's House 8 minutes walk from Ballast Quay

    Drawings produced during the production of artist Dryden Goodwin's film and artefacts used by all four lookers in their ...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

     
    Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2014
    Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2014
    Exhibitions | Until 19th July 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

     
    May Half Term Family Fun
    Kids Events | Until 31st May 2015 

    National Maritime Museum 8 minutes walk from Ballast Quay

    Themed activities....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

     
    Elemental
    Tours | On 25th May 2015 

    Royal Observatory Greenwich 8 minutes walk from Ballast Quay

    BBC presenter Professor Chris Lintott introduces a planetarium show which explores the beginning of the universe....More

    Hidden Details Of The Ornc
    Exhibitions | Until 14th June 2015 

    Old Royal Naval College 9 minutes walk from Ballast Quay

    See winning photographs and some of the runners up in the Flickr photography competition....More

    Weather Mobiles
    Kids Events | Until 26th May 2015 

    Cutty Sark 9 minutes walk from Ballast Quay

    Design a weather mobile....More

    May Half Term Activities
    Kids Events | Until 31st May 2015 

    Cutty Sark 9 minutes walk from Ballast Quay

    An array of children's activities....More

     
     
     
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