A local guide to move in Blackwall

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Find out a general overview of the area using Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Blackwall is an area of Poplar, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, East London. The neighbourhood includes Leamouth and the Coldharbour conservation area. “

In Blackwall, what things may you need?

We have compiled for you a list of the different places you might want to check in Blackwall name before moving in the neighbourhood.

Hospitals, pharmacies and doctors in the area of Blackwall

Blackwall has 6 medical institutions. These include hospitals, doctors offices, pharmacies and other stores providing medical attention. Here are the details the nearby medical institutions (1000 radius of the area).

Medical institution Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Bupa Health and Dental Centre Canary Wharf (Crossrail Place) 1 Crossrail Place Level Zero,Retail Mall Unit 20, London 3.9 124
Freedom Clinics 34 North Colonnade, London 4.9 674
Baltic Medical Centre Unit 121 Meridian Place, London 4 286
The Natural Remedy Clinic unit 21, poplar works, 384 Abbott Road, London 5 64
London Doctors Clinic Private GP 37th floor, Suite 37.14E, 1 Canada Square, London 3.9 137
Babylon Health Clinic 1 Cabot Square, Upper Level, London 2.8 5

Schools in and around the area of Blackwall

Having a nearby school is ideal when relocating. Below is a list of schools located within Blackwall

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Langdon Park School Bright Street, London 3.8 13
Bright Horizons East India Dock Day Nursery 3 Newport Avenue, London 4.8 8
Bright Horizons Canada Square Day Nursery and Preschool 20 Canada Square, London 4.5 10
Citizen’s Advice 4 Vesey Path, London 5 1
Little St Matthias Preschool 113 Poplar High Street, London 5 1
St Francis Family Centre School House, Wade’s Place, London 5 3
Opus 100 ltd 25 Canada Square, London N/A N/A
Our Lady & St Joseph Catholic Primary School Wade’s Place, London 3.9 14
Spotlight Langdon Park, 30 Hay Currie Street, London 4.8 11
Bright Horizons Bank Street Day Nursery and Preschool 50 Bank Street, London 3.5 8
Culloden Primary Academy Dee Street, London 2.9 16
Woolmore Primary School 37 Woolmore Street, London 3.9 19
Poplar Play Centre 111 Poplar High Street, London 5 2
Magic Roundabout Nursery Docklands – Day Nursery and Preschool (3 months to 5 years old) 2 Lawn House Close, London 4.2 12
Hidayyah Trust 260 Poplar High Street, Blackwall, London 3.6 8
Docklands Village Nursery 95 Blackwall Way, London 4 8
Canary Wharf Piano Lessons Fairmont Avenue, London N/A N/A
Spring Nursery Hidayyah Trust, 260 Poplar High Street, London 5 3
Little Me Day Nursery East India Docks Export Building, 1 Clove Crescent, London 3.3 3
Sanjoy Dey – Bengali Traditional & Contemporary, Rabindra Sangeet Music Teacher Flat 324, Michigan Building, 103 Blackwall Way, London N/A N/A

Are there many post offices in the region of Blackwall?

Looking for convenient parcel handling? Having a nearby post office is the optimal solution. Beyond standard postal services, the post offices in Blackwall can be found by checking out the table below.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Churchill Place Post Office Unit 4, 2 Churchill Place, London 3.5 108
Poplar Post Office 22 Market Square, London 3.8 325
Postbox 257-259, 257-263, 257 Poplar High Street, London 5 1
Post Box Chancellor Passage, London 4.8 4
Amazon Locker – catalino Clove Crescent, London 0 0
Post Shop Plus 173 East India Dock Road, London 5 37
Postbox – Churchill Place 2 Churchill Place, London 0 0
Goodway Gardens Priority Post Box – Royal Mail 2 Goodway Gardens, Aberfeldy Village, London 4 1

Tube & Train stations nearby the area of Blackwall

Most want transit less than a 15 minute walk from home. We put together train and tube stations in Blackwall to help find the optimal area for you. It could be that you don’t mind walking or it could be that public transport is necessary for you to get around.

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Canary Wharf Canada Square, London 4.6 85
Canary Wharf Underground Ltd, Heron Quays Road, London 4.6 702

How’s the local life around Blackwall

Blackwall is vibrant with life, activities and to find out what to do in your area we recommend you to have a look at websites like Timeout. Timeout updates on a weekly basis things to do in Blackwall. To simplify you the task of finding the page here is the link to see the upcoming events in Blackwall. Also having a clear view of what is available in Blackwall and where is a great way to project yourself within this new area. This is why we created the following map where we gathered all the information you will find in this article.

Things that make us love Blackwall

What makes the heart of Blackwall? At Cozee we asked ourselves what would define the culture, the vibe of a given area. We have come up with the following elements so whether you are a foodie or a night bird, we got you covered. Check out the different restaurants, pubs, gym that exist in Blackwall to help you decide to move in there.

Gyms in Blackwall

More at-home work means more gym-goers. Major chains make staying active in Blackwall easy.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Third Space Canary Wharf Third Space Canary Wharf, 16-19 Canada Square, London 4.3 1773
Pomwayoflife Michigan Building, 99 Blackwall Way, London 4.3 13
Parkour Generations London Import Building, Parkour Generations London REPUBLIC GO3, 2 Clove Crescent, London 4.3 90
Poplar Baths Leisure Centre and Gym 170 East India Dock Road, London 4.3 630
Alan Herdman Pilates Studios Ltd Canary Wharf, 16-19 Canada Square, London 4.3 2
Sweaty Betty Unit 78, 1 Canada Square, London 4.3 13
MoreYoga Unit 3, 10 Blackwall Way, Arniston Way, London 4.3 37
CrossFit 1864 B05, POPLAR BUSINESS PARK, B05 POPLAR BUSINESS PARK, 10 Preston’s Road, London 4.3 70
24 hour Gym 5 Fairmont Avenue, London 4.3 N/A
F45 Blackwall East India, 2 Clove Crescent, London 4.3 95
PureGym London East India Dock Import Building, Republic, 2 Clove Crescent, London 4.3 299
Kalos Sthenos Republic GO3 Import Building, 2 Clove Crescent, London 4.3 23
Strikers Boxing 101, Tellicherry Court, Aberfeldy Street, Aberfeldy Village, London 4.3 71
Outside The Box 16 Ida Street, London 4.3 N/A
Body Boxing 40 Aberfeldy Street, Greater, Aberfeldy Village, London 4.3 N/A
Reebok Sports Club 16-19 Canada Square, London 4.3 N/A
Flexology Studio LG floor, Canada Place, 34 North Colonnade, London 4.3 10
Poplar Boys and Girls Youth Club and Amateur Boxing Club 78 Grundy Street, London 4.3 10
TotalBodyLab Strength and Power 10 George Street, London 4.3 5
Ultimate Performance Personal Trainers Canary Wharf – Wood Wharf 10 George Street, London 4.3 169

Museums & Galleries in the region

An area thrives through its people and their interactions. Discover Blackwall through its art scene by exploring galleries, museums, and cultural institutions, providing enjoyable weekend activities and contributing to the vibrant community.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Lansbury Micro Museum 6AQ, 27 Market Square, London 3.5 4
Steam Tug Portwey South Dock, London 4.4 15
Massey Shaw Education Trust South Dock, London 5 3

Are there any good pubs in Blackwall?

As Londoners, at Cozee we are deeply attached to our weekly attendance to our local pub. Why should you be different in the place where you are going to live? That is why we have been testing and reviewing all the pubs in Blackwall. As a matter of fact, we didn’t… But we would have loved to. Here is then the list of the greatest pubs of Blackwall

Pub name Name Address Description
Henry Addington 22-28 Mackenzie Walk Canary Wharf E14 4PH One of M&B’s Nicholson pubs, named after the Prime Minister (1801-4) who allowed the original Canary Wharf docks to be built. Located in a dockside unit of one of the huge modern office blocks. Spacious, with a long bar, plenty of comfortable seating, waiter service in a raised and railed area behind to the left. Very popular at lunchtimes and after work.
Ledger Building 4 Hertsmere Road Canary Wharf E14 4AL Wetherspoons in former docks administration building and converted late June 2000. The building dates from 1800 this pub stands at the northwest corner of the former Import Dock. It takes its name from the building’s original use, to house the ledgers of the West India Docks. A large single bar serves the standard Wetherspoon’s range with five rotating guests ales, featuring London breweries. Three further rooms give the pub plenty of space and pictures of the area’s history adorn the walls. The smoking area is in front of the pub.
Ferry House 26 Ferry Street Isle of Dogs E14 3DT Pleasant, small one bar pub (but has several rooms) that is few minutes walk from DLR Island Gardens Station. This building dates from 1722, although there was a pub on this site previously when a ferry ran between here and Greenwich. Reopened in spring 2016 after more than a year’s gap between tenants. Refurbished with bright orange and white paintwork, but not much changed otherwise. Fairly small, with a separate room to the right, and a sunken walled patio at the back. Food was introduced January 2020 from a developing menu.
George 114 Glengall Grove Isle of Dogs E14 3ND Dating from 1864, this former Watney’s pub is now managed by Hippo Inns. It has a rich history linked to the docks and the local community. The present early 1930s building consists of three distinct bars, each with its own special character, plus a large conservatory / restaurant along with an award winning patio garden. Between the public bar with 4 handpumps and the saloon also with 4 handpumps is a snug area called Ma Baker’s Bar, named after a regular, and probably at one time an off-licence facility. The walls are adorned with many pictures of local dock scenes and characters, all in a very welcoming ambience. An excellent choice of food is available with vegetarians catered for. There is a weekly quiz on Mondays
Gun 27 Coldharbour Isle of Dogs E14 9NS Pub with Lord Nelson associations which reopened as a gastropub, with a warren of rooms, after having been closed and boarded up after a fire. Run by the ETM Group for 12 years until sold to Fuller’s in summer 2016. A terrace at the back has views of the River Thames. The 4 handpumps are located in the front bar off the street. The pub occasionally closes for weddings and other special events – check pub website for details.
Parlour Park Pavilion, 40 Canada Square Isle of Dogs E14 5AB Large bar and restaurant opened October 2009. Mixture of seating and lighting, grey decor, separate restaurant area with open-to-view kitchen. Outdoor eating/drinking area.
Sports Bar & Grill 1 Crossrail Place Isle of Dogs E14 5AR Modern sports themed pub that opened in May 2015.
Waterman Arms 1 Glenaffric Avenue Isle of Dogs E14 3BW A Grade II listed building decorated in nautical style. Five minutes walk from Island Gardens DLR Station. Restaurant. Refurbished during first 3 months of 2020 and reopened in August 2020 as pub and boutique hotel.
Craft Beer Co. 576 Commercial Road Limehouse E14 7JD The ever expanding Craft Beer Co acquired this former Charrington’s house on the once bustling Commercial Road in 2016. A simple makeover and spruce up of the interior has ushered in the usual Craft Beer Co pleasant and inoffensive neutral decor featuring some authentic original pub mirrors from Charrington’s, Bass and Worthington adorning a stripped back bare brick wall. Some original iron columns remain along with a recently uncovered original mosaic bearing the legend “Railway Tavern”. The bar, bar back, toilets, ceiling, floor and windows are all relatively new work but the pub interior is smart and clean and very welcoming. 6 hand pumps are joined by 21 keg taps and a very impressive range of bottled beers including German and Belgian offerings from world famous breweries. The cask and keg lineup changes regularly but you can be certain of a decent range spanning the spectrum from uber pales to dark stouts and a lot in between. A very welcome addition to the E14 pubscape.
Grapes 76 Narrow Street Limehouse E14 8BP Very nice riverside pub with views of the Thames. Two downstairs rooms and one upstairs, both rear rooms have an outside terrace overlooking the river. Grade II Listed Building with frosted glass windows that you can imagine go back in time, hence a reminder painted sign dated 1949 in the bar is on show. There has been a pub here for nearly 500 years. It makes a (barely disguised) appearance in “Our Mutual Friend” – Charles Dickens (whose portrait is on the wall) knew the area well. Gandalf’s staff stands behind the bar, donated by local resident and a leaseholder of the pub, Sir Ian McKellan but Under 18’s are not allowed. Now Greene King (Spirit) , ex-Taylor Walker..

The types of restaurants

Blackwall is able to produce a large amount of different cuisines if you are looking. Take a look at the table below to find the most popular places to eat if you are a resident of Blackwall.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
The O2 Peninsula Square, London 4.3 67941
The Gun, Docklands Docklands, 27 Coldharbour, London 4.3 2191
The Parlour Park Pavilion, The, 40 Canada Square, London 4.3 766
Papa Johns Pizza Docklands, 255-257 East India Dock Road, London 4.3 267
ROKA Canary Wharf 4, Park Pavillion, 40 Canada Square, London 4.3 1398
Wahaca Canary Wharf 40 Canada Square, London 4.3 1407
Ayannas London 2 Yabsley Street, London 4.3 349
Rodizio Rico Peninsula Square, London 4.3 1593
Il Bianco UNIT 1, 2 Biscayne Avenue NEW PROVIDENCE WHARF, London 4.3 517
Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) Unit 22, The O2, Peninsula Square, London 4.3 762
Las Iguanas – London – The O2 Unit 3, The O2, Peninsula Square, London 4.3 1597
itsu – Jubilee Place 28a Bank Street, Jubilee, London 4.3 148
Nando’s The O2 Unit 3.01, The Millennium Dome Millennium Way, Millennium Way, London 4.3 1763
Nando’s Canary Wharf – Jubilee Place Unit 25-26, Jubilee Place, Bank Street, London 4.3 817
TGI Fridays – O2 Arena 20 Entertainment Avenue The O2, London 4.3 1432
wagamama canary wharf unit 39, jubilee place, 45 Bank Street, London 4.3 1487
Tortilla 18 North Colonnade, London 4.3 1256
Frankie & Benny’s Unit 17, The O2, Peninsula Square, London 4.3 831
The Madina Grill 263 East India Dock Road, London 4.3 526
Shamim’s Perfect Fried Chicken 241 East India Dock Road, London 4.3 368

Parks and green spaces in Blackwall

One of London’s best assets is its green spaces. See if Blackwall offers room to roam.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Nilufer Danis Studio 143, Elektron Tower, Blackwall Way, London 5 2
Millennium Green 181 B125, Aberfeldy Village, London 4.5 2
Crossrail Place Roof Garden Crossrail Place, London 4.6 3483
Newby Place Dog Park 14 Newby Place, London N/A N/A
All Saints Churchyard 12A Mountague Place, London 4.6 13
Storey House Green 17 Cottage Street, London N/A N/A
Graving Docks Floating Gardens Lovegrove Walk, London N/A N/A
Jamestown Way Waterfront Park 28 Jamestown Way, London 4.6 5
Harbord Square Park Timber Quay Park, 22 Lovegrove Walk, London 4.1 12
Union Square London 4 8
Poplar Recreation Ground 5 Hale Street, London 4.3 423
Braithwaite Park 68 Blair Street, Aberfeldy Village, London 4.5 4
Aberfeldy Village Open Space Lighterman Poiint, New Village Avenue, 3, Aberfeldy Village, London N/A N/A
Stoneyard Lane Gardens Poplar, London 5 2
Jolly’s Green Joshua Street, London 4.1 77
Duff Street Dog Park 37 Duff Street, London N/A N/A
Leven Road Green 2 Abbott Road, Aberfeldy Village, London 5 2
Harbour Quay Gardens London 4.8 67
Lanrick Road Open Space 23 Lanrick Road, Leamouth, London N/A N/A
Canada Square Park 25 Canada Square, London 4.6 69

What supermarkets are there?

Finally we wouldn’t like to let you down on where to do your grocery shopping in Blackwall. Although solutions like Ocado, Amazon or other delivery services can be a great replacement, knowing if a grocery store is nearby the place you are about to live in is a big plus. Please find below the grocery stores in Blackwall.

Supermarket/Grocery store name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Tesco Express 503 Pinner Road, Harrow 3.1 43
V.B. & SONS 539-545 Pinner Road, Harrow 3.8 1624
Sainsbury’s Local 387-395 Rayners Lane, Pinner 3.8 69
MJ FOOD & WINE (ALCHOL,NEWSAGENT,MONEY TRANSFER,NORTH HARROW) 70 Station Road, Harrow 4.2 19
Istanbul Express 63 Station Road, Harrow 4.5 66
Emma Market 26 Broadwalk, Pinner Road, Harrow 4.8 38
Shayona Sweets & Savouries 531-533 Pinner Road, Harrow 4 103
Tesco Express 259 Pinner Road, Harrow 3 73
Rayners Food Centre 416-420 Rayners Lane, Pinner 4.4 195
Shayona Sweets & Savouries 168 Pinner Road, Harrow 4.4 141
Sunrup Cash and Carry 156-158 Pinner Road, Harrow 4.2 202
Iceland Supermarket Pinner 346 Rayners Lane, Harrow, Pinner 4.2 337

Other nearby neighbourhoods

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