Spread across the Boroughs of Bexley and Greenwich, Thamesmead is a district with a number of public housing projects that make up its stature as a residential area. The area has undergone massive development to become a major part of London’s tourist and cultural hotspots with the likes of Eltham Palace and Mudchute Park & Farm within easy reach. Thamesmead is also within close proximity to The Wapping Project, Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park and Chislehurst Caves.
Thamesmead has a number of serviced offices that house various businesses and professionals such as tour operators, video & film service providers, healthcare practitioners, mortgage brokers and a variety of businesses. There are also local small businesses such as newsagents and florists in the area.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Thamesmead is close to a number of entertainment hotspots such as the largest indoor venue in London, the O2 Arena. There are more live music venues within easy reach such as Troxy while the theatre scene is constantly buzzing at places like the Bonnie Bird Theatre, The Albany and Queen’s Theatre. You will find plenty of places to eat in and around Thamesmead. Enjoy great Chinese food at Yi-Ban, sample the Indian cuisine at Well Hall Tandoori or try Nepalese cooking at Royal Nepalese. The O2 Arena has the Italian eatery Zizzi as well as Rodizio Rico, which offers South American food.
The unique placement of Thamesmead limits the capability of the underground network and Overground rail is the main means of rail transport in the area. Abbey Wood railway station is closest to Thamesmead while Plumstead, Belvedere and Woolwich Arsenal railway stations are within a short walk of the area. A variety of bus routes and taxis offer road transport options.