Located on the northern bank of the River Thames, North Woolwich is part of the borough of Newham. Linked to Woolwich by the ferry and foot tunnel, the area is home to The Old Station Museum, a former railway station that has been converted into a rail museum. Situated near to the original home of Arsenal FC, North Woolwich is a major industrial zone, although the presence of the Royal Observatory, the London Pleasure Gardens and National Maritime Museum nearby also make the area a hub for local attractions.
North Woolwich offers office space and commercial units in various areas. These are rented by various businesses ranging from building material suppliers, courier services and frozen food manufacturers and distributors to removal services, theatre companies, clothing manufacturers, logistical and transport services and record companies. Waterfront Studios Ltd, Buhler Sortex Ltd, Harrow Green Ltd and Quadtronix Business Systems Ltd are examples of some of the businesses that can be found in this area.
Entertainment And Dining Out
North Woolwich is close to the largest indoor entertainment venue in London, the O2 Arena. There are a number of live performances throughout the year at Matter and Proud2 within the O2 Arena. Brick Lane Music Hall offers a traditional setting for music, while Up the Creek is one of the top comedy clubs in London. The area is home to restaurants that serve all kinds of food from many parts of the world. You can enjoy Chinese food at Yi-Ban, Argentine dishes at Gaucho Central and European cooking at A Grelha at the Gun. Mudchute Kitchen offers traditional English food with a modern twist. Family dining is the hallmark of Jamie’s Italian, while the Gourmet Burger Kitchen brings New Zealand cooking to East London.
There are convenient road links in North Woolwich, with a ready availability of buses and taxis in the area. Mainline rail services can be accessed via Silverthorne and London City Airport Railway Station. King George V is the closest Docklands Light Railway Station.