Known as an industrial district on the north bank of the River Thames, Silvertown is now home to a number of different industries. Over the past decades the area has seen a great deal of regeneration which is due to continue with the Silvertown Quays being scheduled for redevelopment this year. Bordering west Silvertown is the Thames Barrier Park, a 22 acre green space which attracts families and tourists with its entertainment and cafes. The area is also close to London City Airport and the ExCeL conference centre, as well as Victoria dock which makes it a bustling and vibrant environment. The area has also seen its fair share of fame and has been featured in the British television drama, Upstairs, Downstairs, as well as appearing in a number of books.
Setting up your business here
With plans underway to build a new business park north of City Airport, as well as the ongoing regeneration of Silvertown, its quays and the London docks, the area is flourishing into an active and commercial district. Businesses from a range of industries already call Silvertown home, including hotels, event management and e-commerce companies. You will find companies such as Astra, Orion Support Services and ES Group Ltd close by which is excellent news for networking opportunities. On top of the growing economy of the area, it also boasts excellent transport links which make the area accessible and popular for commuters. You can choose to travel on the DSL which stops at various stations in Silvertown or use the buses that service the area. London City Airport is only a stoneís throw away and can be reached by rail, bus or taxi.
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Things to do in Silvertown
Although Silvertown is focused mainly on industry and office space, there is a great deal to be found outside the area. With excellent links to vibrant areas around Silvertown, you will never be short of somewhere to shop, eat, socialise or be entertained. As Silvertown is close to the O2 Arena and the ExCeL Events Centre you will always be able to find a show to see, whether you enjoy theatre, live music or comedy. If you are hoping to sample the culinary delights of the area then it is worth heading 15 minutes outside Silvertown to Peninsula Square where you will find Gaucho at the O2, a high quality Argentine restaurant, famous for its Argentine steak. For something a little simpler, Caribbean Scene is only a few minutes away and boasts authentic African cuisine. If you are looking for somewhere to relax and enjoy a few cocktails or beers then there are many venues close by including The Hub and The City Bar and Grill.
- Tube lines: DLR
- Mainline stations: London City Airport; Pontoon Dock; West Silvertown
- Nearest motorways: M11; M25
- Nearest airports: London City
- Other: Area served by DLR and 2 bus routes travelling in and around the city