How is life in Canning Town? A thorough guide of the neighbourhood

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Find out a general overview of the area using Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Canning Town is a district in the London Borough of Newham, East London. The district is located to the north of the Royal Victoria Dock, and has been described as the “Child of the Victoria Docks” as the timing and nature of its urbanisation was largely due to the creation of the dock. The area was part of the ancient parish of West Ham, in the hundred of Becontree, and part of the historic county of Essex. It forms part of the London E16 postcode district. “

Is the local life vibrant in Canning Town

Canning Town 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 Canning Town. To simplify you the task of finding the page here is the link to see the upcoming events in Canning Town. Also having a clear view of what is available in Canning Town 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.

What type of amenities may you need in Canning Town?

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

Tube & Train stations nearby the area of Canning Town

Most want transit less than a 15 minute walk from home. We put together train and tube stations in Canning Town 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
Canning Town Underground Ltd, Silvertown Way, London 3.9 89

Post offices in the area of Canning Town

Nearby post offices make sending and getting packages a breeze. Post office branches in Canning Town provide services like money orders and postal insurance alongside mail services. You can take a look for yourself to see where they are located below.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Canning Town Post Office 22 Barking Road, London 2.6 229
Plaistow Post Office 360, Post Office, 362 Barking Road, London 3.7 106
Receiving House 46 Botanic Square, Leamouth Peninsula, London 5 1
Post box 46 Botanic Square, Leamouth Peninsula, London 5 2

Schools around Canning Town

Having a nearby school is a plus when moving. Below are schools located by Canning Town. This table is especially important to pay attention to if you are trying to find a place for your child to learn in the next few years.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Rokeby School Barking Road, London 4.1 56
Hamilton Road Centre 1 Hamilton Road, London N/A N/A
Foundations for Learning Nursery 123 Star Lane, London 5 1
Violin and Music Theory Lessons 32 Florence Street, London N/A N/A
Magic Years Nursery 217 Barking Road, London 4 26
Kumon Maths & English 42 Barking Road, London 5 27
guitar lessons – frankguitar.uk 4 Ruscoe Road, London 5 10
Moksliukas Childcare 1 Radland Road, London 4.7 19
Barney Bears Nurserys Grassroots, Memorial Avenue, London 5 2
Eastlea Community School Pretoria Road, London 3.3 55
LEYF – Cumberland Road Nursery & Pre-school 2-4 Cumberland Road, London 4.8 23
St Helen’s Catholic Primary School, Plaistow Chargeable Lane, London 4.5 15
Coccinelle Day Nursery Foster Road, London 4.4 24
Keir Hardie Primary School 13 Robertson Road, London 3.9 22
St Luke’s C of E Ruscoe Road, London 3.8 10
Grange Primary School Suffolk Road, London 3.4 7
Star Primary School Star Lane, London 4.3 31
Creative Play 2, Maskell Estate, Stephenson Street, London N/A N/A
Hallsville Primary School Radland Road, London 3.4 12
Ravenscroft Primary School Carson Road, London 4.8 6

Medical institutions in Canning Town

Canning Town has 5 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
Physiotherapy Care London 121 Star Lane, London N/A N/A
St Lukes Health Centre 2 Saint Luke’s Square, London 1.8 93
Esk Road Medical Centre 12 Esk Road, London 2.4 16
Star Lane Medical Centre 121 Star Lane, London 2.4 215
Northway Clinic – East London 13 Minnie Baldock Street, London 4.6 158

Some great things about Canning Town

At Cozee we looked at elements defining the area like restaurants, nightlife, parks, and more. Whether you’re a foodie or night owl, Canning Town has something for you. Check out spots below to get a feel for life in Canning Town.

Museums & Galleries nearby

An area lives because of the people who live, work and interact. Art is a great way to discover an area in a new way. If you are looking to move in Canning Town we definitely recommend that you check for galleries, museums and other cultural institutions. They provide a great source of enjoyment over the weekends.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
G.A.S. Station Arts Centre Gainsborough Learning Centre, 1 Hamilton Road, London 4.3 12

Are there a lot of supermarkets in Canning Town?

Finally we wouldn’t like to let you down on where to do your grocery shopping in Canning Town. 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 Canning Town.

Supermarket/Grocery store name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Waitrose & Partners 25 Coombe Lane, London 4.2 894
Sainsbury’s Local 213-215 Worple Road, London 3.6 48
Tesco Extra 300 Beverley Way, New Malden 3.9 879
Raynes Barbers 6 Lambton Road, London 4.3 122

Pubs in the area

Being Londoners ourselves, at Cozee, we hold a strong bond with our regular visits to the local pub every week. Why should your experience be any different in your new home? That’s why we’ve thoroughly tested and reviewed all the pubs in Canning Town. While we didn’t get the chance to personally visit each one, we certainly wish we could have. Here’s the curated list of the finest pubs in Canning Town.

We have not found any great pubs in this area. If we were wrong, tell us in the comments the name and address of your local pub. We’ll amend this page. Would be a shame not to let people know what is your hidden gem!

The range of gyms in Canning Town

As remote work becomes more prevalent, there’s a corresponding rise in gym attendance to maintain fitness. With options like David Lloyd, TheGym, and others, Canning Town could be instrumental in helping you stay in shape – a valuable amenity in close proximity.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Oasis Sports Centre 32 Endell Street, London 4.3 788
Virgin Active Shell-Mex House, 80 Strand, London 4.3 299
Gymbox Holborn 100 High Holborn, London 4.3 340
Nuffield Health Covent Garden Fitness and Wellbeing Gym 9 Endell Street, London 4.3 130
Fitness First 6 Bedford Street, London 4.3 345
Yogarise Covent Garden – Yoga classes in Covent Garden, London 13 Mercer Street, London 4.3 62
Jubilee Hall Gym 30 The Piazza, London 4.3 111
Covent Garden Physiotherapy Ground Floor, Durham House, 1 Durham House Street, London 4.3 46
PureGym London Waterloo 11-15 Brad Street, London 4.3 234
Body Control Pilates 35 Little Russell Street, London 4.3 36
The Health Club at One Aldwych One Aldwych Hotel, 1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London 4.3 16
CryoAction Limited 71-75 Shelton Street, London 4.3 1
The Gym Group London Charing Cross 17-21 Northumberland Avenue, London 4.3 227
Fujian White Crane Kung Fu & Tai Chi – Covent Garden & West End Green Dragon House, 23 Stukeley Street, London 4.3 N/A
Digme Fitness Covent Garden 4-10 Tower Street, London 4.3 150
Boom Cycle – Holborn 16 Procter Street, London 4.3 91
The Gym Group London Holborn Circus 1 Thavies Inn, Holborn Circus, London 4.3 263
Central Health Physiotherapy Quality House, 5-9 Quality Court, London 4.3 299
Tranquility Pilates Studio Ltd 16-18, New Bridge Street, London 4.3 5
ESPA Life at Corinthia Whitehall Place, London 4.3 246

Green space in the city of Canning Town

One of London’s best features is the large array of public parks and green spaces. See if Canning Town offers room to explore and maybe take your dog for a walk.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Urban Wilderness Community Garden 18 First Avenue, London 4.3 16
Cliff Walk pocket park Canning Town, London 4 1
Mayfield Road pocket park Canning Town, London N/A N/A
Newhaven Lane pocket park Canning Town, London N/A N/A
Fisher Street Mini Park Fisher Street, London 4.8 5
Gandhi Chaplin Peace Garden London 4.4 9
Star Park Star Lane, London 4.2 164
Arc in the Park Hermit Road Recreation Ground, Bethell Avenue, London 4.3 221
Hermit Road Recreation Ground Hermit Road, London 4.3 6
Hermit Park Ornamental Garden Hermit Road, London 4.7 7
Daisy Parsons Memorial Gardens East, Cemetery, London N/A N/A
Memorial Recreation Ground 25 Ronald Avenue, London 4.3 435
Keir Hardie Recreation Ground Tarling Road, London 4.5 150
Lookout Riverside Open Space Lookout Lane, Leamouth Peninsula, London 4.5 2
Island Waterfront Viewing Deck City Island Way, Leamouth Peninsula, London N/A N/A
Ashburton Wood 117-123 Freemasons Road, London 3.7 6
Botanic Graden E14 Leamouth Peninsula, London 4.4 5
Ornamental Garden School House, Sophia Road, London N/A N/A
Greenway Pollinator Trail Greenway East, London N/A N/A
Botanic Square Garden 7-15 Botanic Square, Leamouth Peninsula, London 5 1

The types of restaurants

Canning Town is rich in restaurants, from Indian, Chinese or Italian ones, your area is vibrant with life and the foodies that you may be will surely find what you are looking for.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Pearl City 268 Barking Road, London 4.3 43
Fardeen 52 Hermit Road, London 4.3 21
New Dallas Chicken & Ribs 157 Barking Road, London 4.3 189
Kings Continental Cuisine 147 Barking Road, London 4.3 19
FFC Canning Town 52 Hermit Road, London 4.3 43
Subway 135 Barking Road, London 4.3 159
West Ham Fish And Chips 132 Barking Road, London 4.3 367
C Breeze Island 84 Hermit Road, London 4.3 107
Silver Sea 147 Hermit Road, London 4.3 1
Meydan Restaurant 67 Barking Road, London 4.3 732
Max’s Grill PeriPeri 280 Barking Road, London 4.3 208
Efes Restaurant 65 Barking Road, London 4.3 1161
Bronze 291-293 Barking Road, London 4.3 95
Pizza Hut Delivery 336 Barking Road, London 4.3 228
Angel’s Bakery 333 Barking Road, London 4.3 74
Thirteen Restobar 337a Barking Road, London 4.3 248
K.O – Kebabish Original, Plaistow 394 Barking Road, London 4.3 291
McDonald’s 164, 168 Barking Road, London 4.3 4291
KFC Canning Town – Barking Road 133 Barking Road, London 4.3 868
Ukrainian Restaurant Albina 239 Barking Road, London 4.3 311

Other nearby areas

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Greenwich See the guide here
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Silvertown See the guide here
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Blackwall See the guide here
Custom House See the guide here
Poplar See the guide here
Mile End See the guide here
Mill End See the guide here
Plaistow See the guide here
Three Mills See the guide here
Bromley-by-Bow See the guide here
Bow See the guide here
East Ham See the guide here
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