William Square

 
 
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William Square, Southwark, London  
 

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  • Visitor Information

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

The nearest station to William Square is Limehouse which is about 8 minutes to the North West.

William Square is in the London area of Southwark.

 

LondonTown.com - William Square Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Canary Wharf Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Stepney Green Tube Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Wapping Overground Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
City Harbour NCP
 
25 minutes walk
 
City Quay Car Park
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring William Square on LondonTown.com

 
What's on in London 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 William Square

Near William Square
Hilton London Docklands Riverside Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £61  33% off
265 Rotherhithe Street, SE16 | 5 minutes from William Square
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Limehouse
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £43  41% off
469-475 The Highway, E1W | 7 minutes from William Square
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
 
 
 
Marriott Executive Apartments - West India Quay, London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £116  21% off
22 Hertsmere Road, Canary Wharf, E14 | 14 minutes from William Square
Ideal for business travellers, the Marriott Executive Apartments London, West India Quay is in the heart of Canary Wharf. With both one and two bedroom options ... More
 
 
 
 
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Events near William Square

Near William Square
On Soon
Red Sky At Night With The Jamboree Collective
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd Feb 2015 - 7pm-11pm
Jamboree, 566 Cable Street, E1W | 8 minutes from William Square
...More
 
 
 
On Soon
Orli Nyles
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 3rd February 2015 - 7pm
Boisdale's Of Canary Wharf, Cabot Hall, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 12 minutes from William Square
The vocalist performs jazz standards....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Music And Movement
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Tuesday 17th February 2015 at 10am-10.45am and 11am-11.45am
Museum of London Docklands, No 1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 12 minutes from William Square
A creative session for children and their parents and carers....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near William Square

Near William Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Troxy
London > Entertainment > Live Music
490 Commercial Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 9 minutes from William Square
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
Half Moon Young People's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
43 White Horse Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 21 minutes from William Square
An excellent youth theatre housed in an old Victorian townhouse, the Half Moon has been entertaining young Londoners since the mid-1970s. Occupying the former Limehouse Board ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Space
London > Entertainment > Live Music
269 Westferry Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 23 minutes from William Square
It's not all music hall these days down in the East End. This multi-arts centre on the Isle of Dogs gives the locals a chance to ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near William Square

The best museums, galleries, attractions near William Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Surrey Docks Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Rotherhithe Street, Southwark, London SE16 | 10 minutes from William Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum of London Docklands
London > Attractions > Museums
No 1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 12 minutes from William Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brunel Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 15 minutes from William Square
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
 
 
 
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Shopping near William Square

The best shops and markets near William Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jubilee Place Mall
London > Shopping >
Bank Street, E14 | 17 minutes from William Square
Jubilee Place Mall, an underground shopping mall on the south side of Canary Wharf, offers shoppers a choice of fashion, pharmacies, cafes and restaurants. In November ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Billingsgate Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Trafalgar Way, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 19 minutes from William Square
Originally a general market for corn, coal, iron, wine, salt, pottery, fish and other goods, Billingsgate is now the only London-based market dedicated to fish. From ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The East End Thrift Store
London > Shopping > Clothing
Unit 1a Watermans Building, Assembly Passage, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 21 minutes from William Square
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
 
 
 
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Restaurants near William Square

What are the best dining options near William Square London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Narrow
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Narrow Street, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 3 minutes from William Square
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
La Figa Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
The Mosaic, 45 Narrow Street, , Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 4 minutes from William Square
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gaucho - Canary Wharf
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
29 Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf, , Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 8 minutes from William Square
The Gaucho Grill boasts the finest Argentine steak (Bife de Lomo) in London. The consistently high quality is spread throughout all nine of its London venues. ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near William Square

Near William Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2.1 miles from William Square
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 | 2.2 miles from William Square
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 30 minutes from William Square
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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Leisure near William Square

William Square 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 | 17 minutes from William Square
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
The Paintball Centre
London > Leisure > Activities
Unit 4, Wood Wharf, Preston Road, Canary Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 21 minutes from William Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 29 minutes from William Square
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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Pubs near William Square

The best pubs near London William Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Narrow
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Narrow Street, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 3 minutes from William Square
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
Prospect of Whitby
London > Nightlife > Pubs
57 Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 14 minutes from William Square
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
Wibbley Wobbley
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Greenland Dock, off Rope Street, Southwark, London SE16 | 18 minutes from William Square
Cute, unpretentious bar housed on a boat docked in the Thames. A world away from the bustling, brash mainstream bars, pubs and clubs of central London, is ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near William Square

William Square clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Davy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
31 Fisherman's Walk, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 13 minutes from William Square
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 Rhythm Factory
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
16-18 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 28 minutes from William Square
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
40 Maltby Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 34 minutes from William Square
Under the railway arches on Maltby Street is a food lover's paradise, filled with shops from the likes of St John Bakery, Monmouth Coffee, Kernel Brewery ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near William Square

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near William Square.
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 | 12 minutes from William Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wapping Project
London > Business > Venue Hire
Wapping Hydrolic Power Station, Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 14 minutes from William Square
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 | 25 minutes from William Square
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
 
 
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for William Square

William Square, Wiliam Square
 
 

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Get On With It
Concerts | On 29th January 2015 

The George Tavern 16 minutes walk from William Square

A showcase featuring London's best new bands and artists....More

Michael Cassidy + Bec Sandridge
Concerts | On 29th January 2015 

Genesis Cinema 22 minutes walk from William Square

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Book Break
Exhibitions | Until 29th January 2015 

Idea Store Whitechapel 24 minutes walk from William Square

Readings of stories and poems....More

IT For Beginners (Over 16s)
Exhibitions | Until 29th January 2015 

Idea Store Whitechapel 24 minutes walk from William Square

A chance to learn the basic skills....More

Teenage Book Club
Exhibitions | Until 29th January 2015 

Idea Store Whitechapel 24 minutes walk from William Square

Regular book club meeting....More

Yoga Nights... And Relax
Sporting Events | Until 29th January 2015 

Wilton's Music Hall 25 minutes walk from William Square

Yoga class....More

The Imaginary Archive: Talk
Exhibitions | On 29th January 2015 

Whitechapel Gallery 1.54 miles from William Square

Talk inspired by the display Sculptors' Papers, from the Henry Moore Institute Archive....More

Leaders Of the New School
Concerts | On 29th January 2015 

Apples And Pears 1.55 miles from William Square

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Thursdays At The Backyard
Comedy | On 29th January 2015 

Backyard Bar & Kitchen 1.57 miles from William Square

Acts include Barry Castanola, Angela Barnes, Evelyn Mok, Caroline Maybe, Alistair Williams and MC David Whitney....More

Dante's Inferno - A Modern Telling
Theatre | Until 1st February 2015 

The Rag Factory 1.65 miles from William Square

Craft Theatre present a modern retelling of the classic poem, directed by Rocky Rodriguez Jr....More

 

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London 2015: New Openings
London 2015: New Openings

The Sky Garden atop the Walkie Talkie, a new art gallery from Damien Hirst and Biblioteka, a new £15 ...More

 
Alternative Afternoon Tea in London
Alternative Afternoon Tea in London

Afternoon Tea is one tradition that London has perfected and there are countless venues serving finger sandwiches, dainty cakes ...More

 
Plantastic
Plantastic
Exhibitions | 14th February 2015 - 1st November 2015 

Horniman Museum

From giant seeds and exploding cucumbers to sun-seeking flowers and a huge crawl-through root system, Plantastic at the Horniman Museum ...More

 
Adventures Of The Black Square: Abstract Art And Society 1915-2015
Adventures Of The Black Square: Abstract Art And Society 1915-2015
Exhibitions | Until 6th April 2015 

Whitechapel Gallery

Follow a century of Abstract art from 1915 to today, shedding new light on the evolution of geometric abstraction. Adventures ...More

 
Harry Potter Animal Actors: Hedwig and Crookshanks
Harry Potter Animal Actors: Hedwig and Crookshanks
Kids Events | 13th February 2015 - 25th February 2015 

Warner Bros Studio Tour London

This half-term a menagerie of animals - owls, cats and a toad - will return to the Harry Potter sets ...More

 
Take That
Take That
Concerts | On 23rd February 2015 

Shepherd's Bush Empire

Take That headline the War Child BRIT Awards Concert on 23rd February as part of BRITs Week 2015. The annual ...More

 
Dating Better
Exhibitions | On 7th February 2015 

School of Life

You'll be better equipped to face the challenges of modern dating after spending a day with relationship psychologist, coach and ...More

Jinjuu
Jinjuu
Opened 13th January 2015 

Described by the Evening Standard as one of the "best new London restaurants opening in 2015" before it even opened, ...More

 
Sky Garden
Sky Garden
Opened 5th January 2015 

The free-to-access Sky Garden, occupying the top three floors of Rafael Vinoly's 37 storey, 525ft 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the ...More

 
Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill
Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill
Opened 5th January 2015 

High up on level 37 of 20 Fenchurch Street (Rafael Vinoly's top heavy building also known as the Walkie Talkie) ...More

 
 
 
 
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