Will you love Charlton? Our local guide

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Find out a general overview of the area using Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Charlton is an area of southeast London, England, in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. It is east of Greenwich and west of Woolwich, on the south bank of the River Thames, 7.2 miles (11.6 km) southeast of Charing Cross. An ancient parish in the county of Kent, it became part of the metropolitan area of London in 1855 and is home to Charlton Athletic F.C. and Charlton House. “

Things we love about Charlton

Charlton has a distinct culture and atmosphere. At Cozee we looked at features that define the area’s vibe like food, nightlife, green space, and more. Whether you love to eat or you love to take part in the night life of a city, Charlton has something for your tastes. Explore spots below to get a feel for life here.

Restaurants in the area

The below table gives you a good idea of what kind of options there are for eating out. In Charlton, you may find things like Italian, Chinese or even Indian takeouts. Take a look below if you are visiting or want to move here if eating out is a big deal for you.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
The Charlton Take Away Ltd 3 Wellington Gardens, London 4.3 65
Subway 340 Woolwich Road, London 4.3 64
Frankie & Benny’s Unit 1, Greenwich shopping Park, Bugsby’s Way, London 4.3 2203
EaTurkish 172 Woolwich Road, London 4.3 1185
Anchor & Hope Riverside, London 4.3 876
Starbucks Coffee Woolwich Road, London 4.3 724
Cattleya Thai Restaurant 52 Charlton Church Lane, London 4.3 80
Imperial Chef’s 240 Woolwich Road, London 4.3 135
Jade Garden 56 Charlton Church Lane, London 4.3 42
McDonald’s Peninsular Retail Park, Bugsby’s Way, London 4.3 2616
Duc Tien Cash and Carry Unit 2 and 3, Lombard Trading Estate, 51 Anchor and Hope Lane, London 4.3 543
Alaleke Deli Unit 31, Ropery Business Park, Anchor and Hope Lane, London 4.3 N/A
Selcafe Cable Trade Park, London 4.3 12
FoodJunkee Unit 17, Anchorage Point, 90 Anchor and Hope Lane, London 4.3 44
Jerky Chipz 90 Anchor and Hope Lane, London 4.3 5
Dragon & Phoenix 27-29 Charlton Church Lane, London 4.3 117
The Burger Box Meridian Trading Estate, Lombard Wall, London 4.3 2
Lucky Foods New Lydenburg Commercial, New Lydenburg Street, London 4.3 5
Seabay Fish Bar 36 Floyd Road, London 4.3 N/A
Charlton Kebab House 41 Charlton Church Lane, London 4.3 117

Are there a lot of supermarkets in Charlton?

Grocery shopping is another important activity you will do if you move into the area of Charlton. In the below table, we go over the nearby supermarkets such as Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury’s so you know what the area has to offer for your food shop.

We weren’t able to find any supermarket in this area. If we were wrong, tell us in the comments the name and address of your local supermarket or grocery store. We’ll amend this page

Gyms to stay in shape in Charlton

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, Charlton 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

Museums & Galleries

The vitality of a community stems from its residents who live, work, and engage with one another. Exploring an area through art offers a fresh perspective. If you’re considering relocating to Charlton, we highly suggest exploring the local galleries, museums, and cultural establishments. They offer delightful weekend activities and contribute to the vibrant atmosphere of the region.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
The Charlton Athletic Museum The Valley, Floyd Road, London 5 2

Parks and green spaces in Charlton

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

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Jubilee Gardens Belvedere Road, London 4.5 1413
Elm Court 1 Pump Court, London 4.3 6
Middle Temple Gardens 3 Middle Temple Lane, Temple, London 4.7 82
Bernie Spain Gardens South Bank, London 4.4 488
Bloomsbury Square Garden 14 Bloomsbury Square, London 4.3 2017
The Phoenix Garden 21 Stacey Street, London 4.6 461
LGBT Chairs ️‍ Ground Floor, South East Wing, Bush House, 300 Strand, London 5 1
Victoria Embankment Gardens 4 Temple Place, Temple, London N/A N/A
Potnotch Jubilee Market, Tavistock Street, London 5 1
London Memorial Garden Savoy Place, London 3.8 4
Drury Lane Gardens 58 Drury Lane, London 3.9 16
Fountain Court Temple, London 4.6 8
Southbank boardwalk South Bank, Unnamed Road, London 4.8 13
Street Art Skaterpark 337-338 Belvedere Road, London N/A N/A
National Theatre garden terrace South Bank, National Theatre, London N/A N/A
The Diamond Jubilee Penny Maze Henrietta Street, London 5 1
Southbank (River Thames South) Walkpath. Unnamed Road, London 4.8 18
Victoria Embankment Gardens Villiers Street, London 4.6 2523
Diamond Jubilee Garden St Pauls Church, Bedford Street, London 4.4 12
BIG 7 7 Bell Yard, London N/A N/A

Public houses of Charlton

As Londoners, we cherish our local pubs. Charlton has some great go-to spots. From smaller, more family run chains to larger pubs like WeatherSpoons, there is a pub for everyone in the area.

Pub name Name Address Description
Anchor & Hope 2 Riverside Charlton SE7 7SS A former Charrington’s pub hidden away behind the Sainsbury’s depot at Charlton but on the Thames Path, the Anchor & Hope is a traditional riverside pub. There is a paved area to the front with views of the Thames between the O2 and the flood barrier. A main L-shaped bar, that includes an open floor space for dancing, is complemented by a small room to the right furnished with smart black tables and chairs. There is a good display of nautical artefacts on the walls here. Can get very busy on Charlton Athletic FC home match days as it is very welcoming to away fans. 2 handpumps.
Bugle Horn 6 The Village Charlton SE7 8UD Situated next door to the Grade I listed Jacobean manor house and across the road from the Grade II* listed parish church, the Bugle Horn is at the heart of Charlton Village. There is live entertainment every Friday evening and earlyish on Sunday evening. Sport is shown on up to 7 screens throughout the pub. Like all pubs in Charlton, it is close to the football ground and so can get pretty hectic on match days.
Rose of Denmark 296 Woolwich Road Charlton SE7 7AL Situated on the busy Woolwich Road close to Charlton railway station, the Rose of Denmark is a plain but tidy building, which proudly displays the red of nearby Charlton Athletic FC. On match days, well behaved visiting supporters are welcomed for pre-match drinks only.

The facilities you might need in Charlton

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

Post offices in and around the area of Charlton

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

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Charlton Post Office 10, 12 Charlton Church Lane, London 3.1 53
Post office collection depot London 4 1

Tube & Train stations nearby Charlton

We assembled the train and tube stations of Charlton in a convenient table below so you can find the best location for you to live if transport connections are important to you.

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Charlton United Kingdom 3.8 60

How many hospitals, pharmacies and doctors are there in Charlton?

Charlton has 1 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
greenwich physio Horn Lane, London N/A N/A

Schools around Charlton

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

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Violin & Piano Teacher 113A Charlton Church Lane, London 5 3
Royal Greenwich Trust School 765 Woolwich Road, London 3.4 20
Thorntree Primary School Thorntree Road, London 4.8 10
Windrush Primary School 775 Woolwich Road, London 4.3 13
Pound Park Nursery School Pound Park Road, London 4.8 19
Fossdene Primary School Victoria Way, London 3.3 8
Deft Academy Unit 1, Meridian Trading Estate, C108, Bugsby’s Way, London N/A N/A
PIRATE.COM – Rehearsal & Recording Studios Unit 2, Meridian Trading Estate, 22 Bugsby’s Way, London 4.4 354
Monkey Puzzle Charlton Day Nursery & Preschool Ramsay House, 6 Bowen Drive, London N/A N/A
Little People’s Montessori Victoria Way, London N/A N/A
Gloria&Lucia – Harp Lessons 1 Fearon Street, London 5 6
Our Lady of Grace Catholic Primary School 16 Highcombe, London 4.7 17

Is the local life vibrant in Charlton

It could be that Charlton has a lively atmosphere with many activities happening and there are ways to find this out. To discover what to do in your area, we recommend looking at sites like Timeout that list weekly events in Charlton. We want to make finding things easy, so here’s a link to see upcoming happenings in Charlton. Also, knowing what’s available in Charlton and where helps when getting to know a new place. That’s why we made a map with property price info from this article to simplify your search.

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Tell us what you think of Charlton

It would be great to hear what you think about Charlton. Especially if you live there or have lived there in the past. Your opinion could really help as other people moving in could read this article and I’d also helps us understand you. So, we’d love your opinion of Charlton below. Please leave some feedback if you have a moment

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You are not 100% sure that you want to move in Charlton? Check out our other guides about some nearby areas. You might find your next neighbourhood. The following tables shows the nearby areas within a 3.5km radius.

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Blackheath See the guide here
Maze Hill See the guide here
Westcombe Park See the guide here
Greenwich Peninsula See the guide here
Denham See the guide here
Woolwich See the guide here
Greenwich See the guide here
Cubitt Town See the guide here
North Woolwich See the guide here
Silvertown See the guide here
Blackwall See the guide here
Custom House See the guide here
Canning Town See the guide here
Kidbrooke See the guide here
Blackheath See the guide here
Maze Hill See the guide here
Westcombe Park See the guide here
Greenwich Peninsula See the guide here
Denham See the guide here
Woolwich See the guide here
Greenwich See the guide here
Cubitt Town See the guide here
North Woolwich See the guide here
Silvertown See the guide here
Blackwall See the guide here
Custom House See the guide here
Canning Town See the guide here

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