A town that falls within the borough of Havering in the northeastern part of London, Rainham has a mainly residential profile and is also one of the major centres in the 2012 London Plan. Traditionally known for being agricultural, Rainham has moved towards industrial development thanks to its proximity to London. The town is extremely close to some major landmarks such as Trinity Buoy Wharf and Eltham Palace while Chislehurst Caves and William Morris Gallery, along with The Wapping Project and the National Maritime Museum, are also within easy reach of Rainham.
The town has a number of serviced offices and commercial premises that are occupied by the likes of financial advisors, car dealers, accountants, electrical engineers, event management companies, home décor and landscape architects, interior decorators and jewellery designers. Rainham Steel Co. Ltd employs a number of people in the area. You will also find management consultants and recruitment agencies in and around Rainham along with website development companies and security agencies.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Rainham has a number of major entertainment venues within easy reach including the massive O2 Arena as well as Blackheath Concert Halls. Greenwich Picturehouse is a popular stop for the cinema while The Albany and Laban are just two of the many theatres that offer a variety of stage productions throughout the year. Rainham is also known for its wide array of cuisine. You can enjoy Chinese at Yi-Ban while Carluccio’s is part of a chain of Italian restaurants serving great food in a family-friendly environment. Yak & Yeti is a place to pick up some Himalayan cuisine and Gaucho at the O2 Arena serves up South American cooking at its finest.
Rainham railway station is the main link for the town to the rest of the country via the mainline services. There is also a large network of buses and taxis that connect every corner of the town. The well connected roads make it easy for drivers to get around.