A local guide to move in Plaistow

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Plaistow is a suburban area of East London, England, within the London Borough of Newham. It adjoins Upton Park to the north, East Ham to the east, Beckton to the south, Canning Town to the south-west and West Ham to the west. “

What type of amenities may you need in Plaistow?

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

Schools around Plaistow

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

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Newham Sixth Form College Prince Regent Lane, London 3.4 86
Lister Community School Saint Mary’s Road, London 3 51
Sarah Minding 3 Saint Clair Road, London N/A N/A
the FazZ project Plaistow, London 5 3
Rainbow House Childcare Nile Road, London 4.5 25
Peace home learning centre 3, 2 Barking Road, London N/A N/A
Plaistow Primary School & Children’s Centre Junction Road, London 3.7 14
LEYF – Cumberland Road Nursery & Pre-school 2-4 Cumberland Road, London 4.8 23
Kumon Maths & English Boleyn House, 776-778 Barking Road, London 4 3
Cumberland Community School (CCS) Oban Close, London 2.7 32
Brampton Manor Academy Roman Road, London 3.4 142
Southern Road Primary School Southern Road, London 4.3 17
Tollgate Primary School Barclay Road, London 4.7 19
New City Primary School Tunmarsh Lane, London 3.3 15
Coccinelle Day Nursery Foster Road, London 4.4 24
St Edward’s Primary School Green Street, London 4 17
Kaizen Primary School Elkington Road, London 3.8 8
Curwen Primary School Atlas Road, London 4.3 28
Island Park on Beaumont Road Beaumont Road, London N/A N/A
Tunmarsh School 556 Beaumont Road, London N/A N/A

Tube & Train stations within the region of Plaistow

Having to walk more than 10 to 15 min to reach public transportation is usually considered as a downside when considering a property to live in. To simplify this, we curated the list of train and tube station of Plaistow to help you find what would be the best location for you to move in. There are 1 train or tube stations within the Plaistow area. Here are the main ones

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Upton Park Green Street, London 3.6 171

Health amenities that are in Plaistow

Plaistow 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
Newham University Hospital Glen Road, London N/A N/A
Esk Road Medical Centre 12 Esk Road, London 2.4 16
MG Hair & Body Treatments 50 Barking Road, London N/A N/A
Gateway Surgical Centre Newham University Hospital, Plaistow, Cherry Tree Way, London 3.6 62
Balaam Street Surgery 113 Balaam Street, London 4 287
Antenatal Clinic 276 Glen Road, London 1 1
Newham MHCOP and Memory Service Plaistow, London N/A N/A
First Avenue 103 First Avenue, London N/A N/A
ProMed International House, 776-778 Barking Road, London 4.9 35

Post offices in Plaistow

Nearby post offices simplify sending and getting packages. Plaistow branches also offer services like money orders and insurance along with mail services. Here they are along with their proximity to the area.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Royal Mail Plaistow Delivery Office High Street, London 2.2 65
Terrace Road Post Office 12 Terrace Road, London 3.6 51
Plaistow Post Office 360, Post Office, 362 Barking Road, London 3.7 106
Post Office 774 Barking Road, London 3 96
Prince Regent Lane Post Office 131 Prince Regent Lane, London 3.6 66
Royal Mail Post Box 432 Green Street, London 0 0

What to do in Plaistow

There’s always something going on in a vibrant area like Plaistow. For ideas on activities, check Timeout which updates weekly on local events. We’re including a link to their Plaistow listings to help you easily find stuff happening soon. A great way to get oriented in a new area is seeing what’s around and where. Our map gathers property price details and other info from this article to give you a snapshot of Plaistow offerings.

Things we love about Plaistow

Plaistow 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, Plaistow has something for your tastes. Explore spots below to get a feel for life here.

What supermarkets are there?

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

Pubs in the region

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 Plaistow. 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 Plaistow.

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!

Gyms and leisure centre in the area of Plaistow

In Plaistow, using the public parks is not for everyone. Finding out if you are able to attend a local gym or leisure centre nearby may be a good idea if you are trying to move to the area perhaps for permanent residency.

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

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 Plaistow 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
The Who Shop – Upton Park 39-41 Barking Road, London 4.5 1333
LLL Getaways 776-778 Barking Road, London 4.6 5

Parks and green spaces in Plaistow

One of London’s best features is the large array of public parks and green spaces. See if Plaistow 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

Are the restaurants in Plaistow any good?

The below table gives you a good idea of what kind of options there are for eating out. In Plaistow, 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
Kabayan Restaurant & Cafe 12 Walton Road, London 4.3 17
Spice Tandoori Takeaway 48 Prince Regent Lane, London 4.3 119
K.O – Kebabish Original, Plaistow 394 Barking Road, London 4.3 291
Ercan Fish Bar London 59 Barking Road, London 4.3 215
Banjo’s 47 Barking Road, London 4.3 492
Thirteen Restobar 337a Barking Road, London 4.3 248
Angel’s Bakery 333 Barking Road, London 4.3 74
King Neptune 3 Terrace Road, London 4.3 225
Pizza Hut Delivery 336 Barking Road, London 4.3 228
Pizza On Demand – Plaistow 8 Prince Regent Lane, London 4.3 82
East Ocean 275 Prince Regent Lane, London 4.3 105
De Cafe Lounge & De biryani Lounge 14 Barking Road, London 4.3 437
George’s Fish Bar 1 Sussex Street, London 4.3 138
Eastern Delight Kebab House 574 Barking Road, London 4.3 219
New Taz Indian restaurant, Balaam Street 29 Balaam Street, London 4.3 42
Chicken & Chicken 580 Barking Road, London 4.3 N/A
The Pizza Box 580 Barking Road, London 4.3 138
Duntai African Restaurant United Kingdom 4.3 3
Delicious African & Caribbean Restaurant & Bar 594 Barking Road, London 4.3 6
Reggae spot 594 Barking Road, London 4.3 7

Other areas nearby

You could find your new neighbourhood in an area that is nearby and similar to Plaistow. Check out some of our other guides on places nearby so you’re sure your ideal place to buy a property isn’t next door.

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Silvertown See the guide here
Blackwall See the guide here
Custom House See the guide here
Poplar See the guide here
Canning Town See the guide here
Three Mills See the guide here
Bromley-by-Bow See the guide here
East Ham See the guide here
Upton Park See the guide here
Barking See the guide here
West Ham See the guide here
Stratford See the guide here
Forest Gate See the guide here
Maryland See the guide here
Manor Park See the guide here
Little Ilford See the guide here
Cann Hall See the guide here
Silvertown See the guide here
Blackwall See the guide here
Custom House See the guide here
Poplar See the guide here
Canning Town See the guide here
Three Mills See the guide here
Bromley-by-Bow See the guide here
East Ham See the guide here
Upton Park See the guide here
Barking See the guide here
West Ham See the guide here
Stratford See the guide here
Forest Gate See the guide here
Maryland See the guide here
Manor Park See the guide here
Little Ilford See the guide here
Cann Hall See the guide here

Are you looking to buy or sell a property in this area? Have a look at our detailed analysis of the postcodes below

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