Once home to Sir Walter Raleigh and Horatio Nelson, Blackwall is situated in the Tower Hamlets district of London. The area has a long and rich history, having been an important port in years gone by as well as a centre of the shipbuilding industry. Today, Blackwall is known for its tunnel, which passes under the River Thames. A number of key attractions and places of interest are located in the Blackwall locality. These include the Museum of London Docklands and the vibrant Trinity Buoy Wharf.
A variety of businesses are situated in and around Blackwall, with many renting office space in what is a centrally located area. There are a number of retailers close by, as well as a number of hotels. Businesses situated in the area are able to benefit from a range of local amenities and facilities as well as the local transport links.
Entertainment And Dining Out
While you may have to travel a short distance from Blackwall to get to the main throng of London’s entertainment, you will still find a variety of venues within easy reach: once you know where to look you will be able to enjoy everything from live music and performances to nightclubs and pubs. A range of restaurants are also accessible, which will enable you to choose from a variety of dishes to suit your tastes. Restaurants owned by celebrity chefs, gastropubs and international cuisine can all be enjoyed within the local vicinity, ensuring that there is something for every palate to enjoy.
Transport links in Blackwell include relatively easy access to underground stations and mainline stations. Within a short walk you can reach Canning Town or Canary Wharf tubes. Secure parking facilities are also located nearby. Blackwall station is on the DLR (Docklands Light Rail Line) which connects the area with the London Underground network.