The Highway

 
 
ADDRESS
The Highway, Tower Hamlets, London E1W 
 

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  • Visitor Information

Welcome to our guide for the area around The Highway in Tower Hamlets. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest station to The Highway is Shadwell DLR Station which is about 7 minutes to the North West.

The Highway is in the London area of Tower Hamlets.

 

LondonTown.com - The Highway Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Whitechapel Tube Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Stepney Green Tube Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Wapping Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arch Car Parking
 
16 minutes walk
 
City Quay Car Park
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring The Highway on LondonTown.com

 
What to do in London Throughout 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 The Highway

Near The Highway
Holiday Inn Express London Limehouse
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £54  25% off
469-475 The Highway, E1W | 4 minutes from The Highway
Being just a bit out of the city centre this modern, hotel is popular with the budget traveller. It's close to Canary Wharf and Tower Bridge ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Commercial Road
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £56  26% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 10 minutes from The Highway
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
 
 
 
Hilton London Docklands Riverside Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £61  35% off
265 Rotherhithe Street, SE16 | 15 minutes from The Highway
You can still feel the excitement and bustle of ships laden with goods, unloading their wares in London's Docklands. Now a burgeoning centre for some of ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near The Highway

Near The Highway
Ongoing
Red Sky At Night
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 24th Nov, 1st Dec, 8th Dec, 15th Dec, 22nd Dec and 29th Dec 2014 - 7pm-11pm
Jamboree, 566 Cable Street, E1W | 5 minutes from The Highway
Acoustic bluegrass country outfit....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Red Sky At Night With The Jamboree Collective
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 24th Nov, 1st Dec, 8th Dec, 15th Dec, 22nd Dec and 29th Dec 2014 - 7pm-11pm
Jamboree, 566 Cable Street, E1W | 5 minutes from The Highway
...More
 
 
 
Now On
The Band's Visit
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Tuesday 25th November 2014 - 8.30pm
Rotherhithe Sands Films Studios, 82 Saint Marychurch Street, Rotherhithe, SE16 | 13 minutes from The Highway
The Alexandria Ceremonial Police Band accepts an invitation to play a concert in a remote Israeli town. Proudly led by conductor Tawfiq, the players take a ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near The Highway

Near The Highway
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Troxy
London > Entertainment > Live Music
490 Commercial Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from The Highway
This splendid 1930s art deco Grade II listed East End dance hall has a capacity of over 2,600 and prides itself as "London's most versatile venue". ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 15 minutes from The Highway
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, variety shows ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Mahogany Bar
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Wilton's Music Hall, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 15 minutes from The Highway
The famous Mahogany Bar at Wilton's Music Hall has reopened after more than 50 years on the sidelines. Sadly, last orders were called at the bar ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near The Highway

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Highway
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brunel Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 12 minutes from The Highway
Within the original engine house in Tunnel Road, SE16, this permanent exhibition commemorates the world's first subaqueous tunnel built by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel assisted by ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Idea Store Whitechapel
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
321 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 15 minutes from The Highway
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
Surrey Docks Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Rotherhithe Street, Southwark, London SE16 | 19 minutes from The Highway
All the animals on this 2.2 acre city farm on the south bank of the river Thames in Rotherhithe are organically reared. Donkeys, goats and sheep ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near The Highway

The best shops and markets near The Highway
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The East End Thrift Store
London > Shopping > Clothing
Unit 1a Watermans Building, Assembly Passage, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 14 minutes from The Highway
If you ever venture along Mile End Road towards Stepney Green, take a gander down Assembly Passage (opposite Blockbuster) and you'll come across this shining gem ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brick Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 23 minutes from The Highway
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
Beyond Retro
London > Shopping > Clothing
112 Cheshire Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 24 minutes from The Highway
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near The Highway

What are the best dining options near The Highway London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bottega Wapping
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
70 Wapping Wall, Wapping, E1W | 6 minutes from The Highway
Bottega Wapping is an Italian restaurant, wine bar and deli in the creative hub of Metropolitan Wharf. It's a space inspired by the famous Campo de ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
La Figa Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
The Mosaic, 45 Narrow Street, , Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 8 minutes from The Highway
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Narrow
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Narrow Street, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 9 minutes from The Highway
Having been such a huge influence on British gastropub fare, it was only a matter of time before Gordon Ramsay opened one himself. As is so ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near The Highway

Near The Highway
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 25 minutes from The Highway
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 | 31 minutes from The Highway
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 | 33 minutes from The Highway
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near The Highway

The Highway gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Revolution Karting
London > Leisure > Activities
Arches 422-424 Mile End Park, Burdett Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 19 minutes from The Highway
It's not exactly Formula 1 but get behind the wheel of a go-kart and you'll certainly feel like you're ready to give Lewis Hamilton a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 20 minutes from The Highway
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, E1 | 24 minutes from The Highway
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near The Highway

The best pubs near London The Highway.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prospect of Whitby
London > Nightlife > Pubs
57 Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 7 minutes from The Highway
Once known as the 'Devil's Tavern' thanks to its delinquent clientele, the Prospect of Whitby is one of the oldest pubs in London - and the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Narrow
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Narrow Street, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 9 minutes from The Highway
Having been such a huge influence on British gastropub fare, it was only a matter of time before Gordon Ramsay opened one himself. As is so ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Captain Kidd
London > Nightlife > Pubs
108 Wapping High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 13 minutes from The Highway
The real magic of Wapping's riverside Captain Kidd pub is outside on the L-shaped patio. The Thames is rather narrow here and so the action seems ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near The Highway

The Highway 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 | 18 minutes from The Highway
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
Davy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
31 Fisherman's Walk, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 23 minutes from The Highway
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Vibe Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 24 minutes from The Highway
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near The Highway

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Highway.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wapping Project
London > Business > Venue Hire
Wapping Hydrolic Power Station, Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 7 minutes from The Highway
Built in 1890 and originally used to power machinery using stream and later electricity, the unique space of The Wapping Project is now a thriving centre ... 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 | 15 minutes from The Highway
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
Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 21 minutes from The Highway
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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Near The Highway

 
 
 
Celtic Session With Alastaire Caplain
Concerts | Until 30th December 2014 

Jamboree 5 minutes walk from The Highway

...More

Celtic Session Lead By Alastair Caplin
Concerts | Until 30th December 2014 

Jamboree 5 minutes walk from The Highway

...More

Girls' Book Club (Under 11s)
Exhibitions | Until 16th December 2014 

Idea Store Whitechapel 15 minutes walk from The Highway

Especially for girls to get together to have fun with reading....More

Job Support Sessions
Exhibitions | Until 17th December 2014 

Idea Store Whitechapel 15 minutes walk from The Highway

Learn skills you need to get back to work....More

The Factory Jam
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th November 2014 

The Rhythm Factory 18 minutes walk from The Highway

Open stage event....More

Songbook
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 25th November 2014 

Apples And Pears 20 minutes walk from The Highway

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Sculptors Papers From The Henry Moore Institute Archive
Exhibitions | Until 22nd February 2015 

Whitechapel Gallery 20 minutes walk from The Highway

Discover the sculptures that were realised and the ones that were thwarted. Featuring Laurence Bradshaw's iconic Karl Marx memorial and ...More

Richard Tuttle: I Dont Know. The Weave of Textile Language
Richard Tuttle: I Dont Know. The Weave of Textile Language
Exhibitions | Until 14th December 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 20 minutes walk from The Highway

A major exhibition surveying US artist Richard Tuttle's career from the 1960s to today. He is renowned for being ...More

 
Fraser Muggeridge: Mimeographica Alphabetica
Exhibitions | Until 30th November 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 20 minutes walk from The Highway

Exhibition exploring the relationship between letters and their images, includes a stencilled alphabet printed using a manual mimeograph machine, alongside ...More

Mike Nelson Selects From The V-A-C Collection
Exhibitions | Until 30th November 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 20 minutes walk from The Highway

Known for his atmospheric, immersive installations British artist Mike Nelson transforms the gallery with sculptures drawn from the V-A-C collection, ...More

 
 
 
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