A local guide to move in Cubitt Town

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Cubitt Town is a district on the eastern side of the Isle of Dogs in London, England. This part of the former Metropolitan Borough of Poplar was redeveloped as part of the Port of London in the 1840s and 1850s by William Cubitt, Lord Mayor of London (1860–1862), after whom it is named. It is on the east of the Isle, facing the Royal Borough of Greenwich across the River Thames. To the west is Millwall, to the east and south is Greenwich, to the northwest Canary Wharf, and to the north — across the Blue Bridge — is Blackwall. The district is situated within the Blackwall & Cubitt Town Ward of Tower Hamlets London Borough Council. “

What kind of things are there to do in the city of Cubitt Town?

Cubitt Town is full of life and things to do. We suggest looking at Timeout for their weekly Cubitt Town event listings to find local activities. Here’s a convenient link to see their upcoming happenings. Having a good grasp of what’s in Cubitt Town and where helps get situated when moving. Our map compiles property price points and other details from this article to outline what’s available in Cubitt Town.

In Cubitt Town, what things may you need?

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

Health amenities that are in Cubitt Town

Cubitt Town has 9 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
Rejuvence Clinic Ground Floor, Commercial Unit, Block E, 30 Indescon Square, London 4.9 337
Healthcare PCT Ensign House, Admirals Way, London N/A N/A
Angel Consulting C/o Exceptional Health, 1 Scott House, Admirals Way, London N/A N/A
Baltic Medical Centre Unit 121 Meridian Place, London 4 286
Bloods And Needles Academy Ltd 45 Skylines Village, London 4.9 28
Gao Medical Centre 27 Skylines Village, London N/A N/A
Nuffield Health Wharf Medical Centre South Quay Plaza, 185 Marsh Wall, London 2.8 21
Freedom Clinics 34 North Colonnade, London 4.9 674
DocTap Private GP Suite 2, Beatty House, Admirals Way, London 4.3 45

What schools are in the area of Cubitt Town?

Having an educational institution close by is a great perk when moving. See the list below of schools located in the Cubitt Town vicinity and how they relate to property prices.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Jellybeans Childcare Saint Mildreds House, Roserton Street, London 5 23
Mudchute Farm Day Nursery Mudchute Park & Farm, Pier Street, London 4.1 10
St Luke’s C of E Primary School Saunders Ness Road, London 3.5 6
Bright Horizons Bank Street Day Nursery and Preschool 50 Bank Street, London 3.5 8
Bright Horizons Canada Square Day Nursery and Preschool 20 Canada Square, London 4.5 10
Magic Roundabout Nursery Docklands – Day Nursery and Preschool (3 months to 5 years old) 2 Lawn House Close, London 4.2 12
Cubitt Town Primary School Manchester Road, London 4.3 11
River House Montessori School 3 Millharbour, London 4.5 8
Lanterns Arts & Educational Nursery Unit D. Great Eastern Enterprise, 3 Millharbour, London 3.6 26
Opus 100 ltd 25 Canada Square, London N/A N/A
Headstart Day Nursery 23 Castalia Square, London 5 4
E14 Nursery Headstart Day Nursery 21 Castalia Square, London N/A N/A
Priest James 66 Amsterdam Road, London N/A N/A
KidsLab Day Nursery and Preschool 50 Skylines Village, London 5 22
Canary 51 Glengall Grove, London N/A N/A
Isle Of Dogs Piano Lesson 9 Rotterdam Drive, London N/A N/A
Rise N Shine Nursery 34 Skylines Village Limeharbour Isle of Dogs Canary Wharf, London 4.9 47
Wonder Haven 5 Skylines Village, London 5 12
ASSET for Schools Ground and 1st Floor, angel house, 225 Marsh Wall, London N/A N/A
Cleopatra BeautyPro Academy Unit 20 Skylines Village, London 4.3 6

Tube & Train stations nearby Cubitt Town

Train and tube stations in Cubitt Town can provide you with direct links to nearby cities and hence, they are a desirable feature for people when deciding on a place to live. Those who move into a city with direct transport links are able to travel further for work and will maybe spend less time commuting. Find a table below about where these transport links are:

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Mudchute Spindrift Avenue, London 4.5 37
North Greenwich 5 Millennium Way, London 4.4 382

Are there many post offices in the region of Cubitt Town?

Looking for convenient parcel handling? Having a nearby post office is the optimal solution. Beyond standard postal services, the post offices in Cubitt Town 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
Cubitt Town Post Office 15 Castalia Square, London 2.9 123
Isle Of Dogs Sub Post Office 159 Manchester Road, London 3 81
Postbox – Churchill Place 2 Churchill Place, London 0 0

In the city of Cubitt Town, what kind of things are there to do?

What makes the heart of Cubitt Town? 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 and gyms that exist in Cubitt Town to help you decide as to whether to move there or not.

The types of restaurants

Cubitt 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
The Gun, Docklands Docklands, 27 Coldharbour, London 4.3 2191
Hazev Restaurant Canary Wharf Discovery Dock Apartments West, 2 South Quay Square, London 4.3 2141
Memsaheb 65-67 Amsterdam Road, London 4.3 426
itsu – Jubilee Place 28a Bank Street, Jubilee, London 4.3 148
Obicà Unit 1, 35 Bank Street, London 4.3 890
Ayannas London 2 Yabsley Street, London 4.3 349
Goodman Canary Wharf 3 South Quay Square, London 4.3 1379
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
Papa Johns Pizza Unit 2 Westward Parade, London 4.3 324
Manjal Indian Restaurant dlr, First Floor, Drewry House 213 Marsh Wall meridian place (south quay, London 4.3 1383
Bella Cosa Drewry House, 213 Marsh Wall, London 4.3 635
Yuhoki Japanese Restaurant 115 Meridian Place, London 4.3 366
Zabardast The Indian Wrap Company, Canary Wharf 14 Harbour Exchange Square, London 4.3 224
Pret A Manger Island, Harbour Exchange Square Millwall Dock, Docklands, Unit CGN, 19, London 4.3 603
abokado 24-25 Harbour Exchange Square, London 4.3 165
Mudchute Kitchen Mudchute Park & Farm, Pier Street, London 4.3 145
Capeesh 4 Pan Peninsula Square, London 4.3 2221
Pret a Manger Unit 1a & 1b South Quay Plaza, Marsh Wall, London 4.3 96

Museums & Galleries in the region

An area thrives through its people and their interactions. Discover Cubitt Town 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
The Line Sculpture Trail 0AX, Olympian Way, London 3.8 38
Massey Shaw Education Trust South Dock, London 5 3
Steam Tug Portwey South Dock, London 4.4 15
Anti-air craft artillery piece Isle of Dogs, London 5 3

Are there any good pubs in Cubitt Town?

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 Cubitt 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 Cubitt Town.

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..

Green space in the city of Cubitt Town

One of London’s greatest features are the large green spaces that cover the surface of the city. Check below if Cubitt Town is a good fit for you. Be it for a simple walk or for a casual summer picnic.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Mudchute Park and Farm Pier Street, London 4.6 3607
St John’s Park St John’s Park Tennis Courts, 6 Plevna Street, London 4.3 428
Millwall Park Manchester Road, London 4.4 1180
Harbord Square Park Timber Quay Park, 22 Lovegrove Walk, London 4.1 12
Mudchute Dog Park Isle of Dogs, London 5 2
Millwall Outer Dock Crescent Isle of Dogs, London N/A N/A
Harbour Quay Gardens London 4.8 67
Walk along Millwall Outer Dock Isle of Dogs, London N/A N/A
Graving Docks Floating Gardens Lovegrove Walk, London N/A N/A
Manchester Estate Gardens Isle of Dogs, London 5 1
Union Square London 4 8
Millwall Dock Floating Garden Greenwich View Place, London N/A N/A
Dudgeon’s Wharf – Firefighters Memorial 46 Sextant Avenue, London 4.6 8
Health Team Corner Discovery Dock Apartments West, Marsh Wall, London N/A N/A
Quadrant Walk Isle of Dogs, London N/A N/A
Tiller Dog Park 83 Tiller Road, London N/A N/A
Millwall Park Changing Rooms 46 Stebondale Street, London N/A N/A
Jubilee Park Bank Street, London 4.6 1940
South Quay Walk South Quay Walk, London 4 2
Canary Wharf Canary Wharf, London 5 1

Supermarkets in Cubitt Town

Grocery shopping is another important activity you will do if you move into the area of Cubitt Town. 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.

Supermarket/Grocery store name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Tesco Superstore 4-32 Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath 3.5 542
Poundland 101-103 High Street, Thornton Heath 4.1 697
Lidl 845 London Road, Thornton Heath 4.1 1814
M&S Food To Go University Hospital, 530 London Road Croydon, Thornton Heath 3.9 48
KR Food & Wine 1043 London Road, Thornton Heath 4.3 3
Iceland Supermarket Thornton Heath 52 Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath 4 632
East & West Market 74 Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath 4.7 7
M&M Afro Caribbean Supermarket Ltd 72 Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath 5 1
Haiducul 852 London Road, Thornton Heath 4.5 294
Deepak Foods 793-795 London Road, Thornton Heath 4.2 898
Tesco Esso Express 847-853 London Road, New Park, Thornton Heath 2.8 37
Agora Brazilian & Portuguese Grocery Thornton Heath 63 High Street, Thornton Heath 5 5
Kabul Supermarket 916 London Road, Thornton Heath 4.3 39
kevin syler supermarket style shop 6 Manchester Road, Thornton Heath N/A N/A
GN Express Food & Wine 1027 London Road, London 5 17

Gyms and leisure centre in the area of Cubitt 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, Cubitt Town could be instrumental in helping you stay in shape – a valuable amenity in close proximity.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Bikram Yoga Beaufort Court, 4 Admirals Way, London 4.3 85
Tiller Leisure Centre Tiller Road Docklands, London 4.3 288
Pilates Precision 33 Pepper Street, London 4.3 1
London Floatation Centre 32 Skylines Village, London 4.3 385
Nuffield Health Baltimore Wharf Fitness & Wellbeing Gym 14 Baltimore Wharf, London 4.3 166
Club Baltimore Gym 35 Harbour Exchange Square, London 4.3 102
Sweaty Betty Unit 78, 1 Canada Square, London 4.3 13
myChiro Clinic Blake House, 2 Admirals Way, London 4.3 114
NB Fitness Canary Wharf Skyline business Village, 22, Limeharbour, London 4.3 42
VitalFit EMS Fitness & Wellness Centre Unit 5 Baltimore Wharf, London 4.3 83
Harbour Quay Outdoor Gym 10 George Street, 10 George Street, London 4.3 1
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
Studio X 77 Marsh Wall, London 4.3 1
Wutian Martial Art Institute in Isle of Dogs Unit 1, South Quay Plaza, 185 Marsh Wall, London 4.3 205
F45 Training Canary Wharf Millharbour 35 Harbour Way, London 4.3 56
Nuffield Health Club 10 Upper Bank Street, London 4.3 1
HYBRID FITNESS FRANCHISE Stratus Point, 9 Harbour Way, London 4.3 N/A
Hybrid Fitness Canary Wharf Stratus Point, 9 Harbour Way, London 4.3 117
Sigma Gym 15 Indescon Square, London 4.3 1

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Tell us what you think of Cubitt Town

We would love to hear what people like you think of Cubitt Town. Not only your experience there is valuable to us to understand what makes this area desirable but it might also help people moving into the area feel welcome and feel part of the Cubitt Town ‘s community.

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If you need a comparison of other nearby neighbourhoods besides Cubitt Town, Cozee Properties have provided you with guides with information on other areas too.

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New Cross Gate See the guide here
New Cross See the guide here
Maze Hill See the guide here
Deptford See the guide here
Westcombe Park See the guide here
Evelyn See the guide here
Greenwich Peninsula See the guide here
Denham See the guide here
Charlton See the guide here
Greenwich See the guide here
Surrey Quays See the guide here
Rotherhithe See the guide here
Silvertown See the guide here
Wapping See the guide here
Canary Wharf See the guide here
Blackwall See the guide here
Custom House See the guide here
Limehouse See the guide here
Poplar See the guide here
Canning Town See the guide here
Mile End See the guide here
Mill End See the guide here
Three Mills See the guide here
Bromley-by-Bow See the guide here
New Cross Gate See the guide here
New Cross See the guide here
Maze Hill See the guide here
Deptford See the guide here
Westcombe Park See the guide here
Evelyn See the guide here
Greenwich Peninsula See the guide here
Denham See the guide here
Charlton See the guide here
Greenwich See the guide here
Surrey Quays See the guide here
Rotherhithe See the guide here
Silvertown See the guide here
Wapping See the guide here
Canary Wharf See the guide here
Blackwall See the guide here
Custom House See the guide here
Limehouse See the guide here
Poplar See the guide here

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