Covering the Newham area of East London, E16 includes places such as Canning Town, Silvertown, Custom House and North Woolwich. It is also home to London City Airport. Situated on the banks of the River Thames, E16 is a diverse area that occupies space in the former London Docks. There are many sights and attractions that are situated within E16, such as London Pleasure Gardens, the Royal Albert Dock and Royal Victoria Dock.
A diverse range of businesses take offices to rent and retail space in E16, and the businesses located here can vary depending on which part of the area you are in. North Woolwich Road, for example, is home to businesses ranging from clothing and fabric retailers and double glazing companies to advertising agencies and record companies. The Tidal Basin Pumping Station is in E16 as is The Riversedge Type & Design Company.
Entertainment And Dining Out
You can enjoy a great choice of entertainment in or close to E16. Within easy reach you will find Brick Lane Music Hall for live music, the O2 Arena for a variety of events, and Up the Creek, which is ideal for an evening of comedy. When it comes to dining out, there are a number of options that are within easy reach. You can head to Yi-Ban for great Chinese food or venture a little further afield and try Fatboys Diner for great American food or Gaucho O2 for a taste of South America.
E16 is served by a number of different transport modes, including tube and railway services including Canning Town Tube Station, Silverthorne and London City Airport Railway Station, and Custom House station. The Emirates Air Line cable car crosses the Thames from E16 to North Greenwich. You can also use bus and taxi services to get around with ease. International services are available from London City Airport in E16 and the Docklands Light Railway also serves the area.