Is Stratford a nice place to live in?

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London from above

Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Stratford is a town in East London, England, within the London Borough of Newham. Part of the Lower Lea Valley, Stratford is situated 6 miles (9.7 km) east-northeast of Charing Cross, and includes the localities of Maryland and East Village. “

How’s the local life around Stratford

There are always activities happening in lively Stratford. Timeout posts weekly on events there, so browse their site for ideas. We included a link to their Stratford page to make finding local happenings easier. Getting to know a new area is easier with an overview of offerings and locations. Our map pulls together property price info and other details from this article to give you a Stratford snapshot.

Things we love about Stratford

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

Restaurants

The below table gives you a good idea of what kind of options there are for eating out. In Stratford, 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
ibis London Stratford 1A Romford Road, London 4.3 1094
Premier Inn London Stratford hotel 9, International Square, Westfield stratford city, Montfichet Road, London 4.3 1473
The Westbridge Hotel London Stratford 335-337 High Street, London 4.3 975
Wahaca Stratford 6, Chestnut Plaza, Westfield stratford city, London 4.3 1805
All Star Lanes Montfichet Road, London 4.3 2589
King Edward VII 47 Broadway, London 4.3 1008
Dar Marrakech 403 High Street, London 4.3 778
Nando’s Stratford 1A Romford Road, Greater, London 4.3 2783
The Pantry Cafe 357 High Street, London 4.3 33
Cabana Unit 5, Chestnut Plaza, Montfitchet Way, London 4.3 1201
Pizza Express Theatre Square, East 4.3 695
Nando’s Westfield Stratford City Westfield stratford city, LR 06 – 07, Zone, Montfichet Road, London 4.3 3863
Pho First Floor, Gallery, The Balcony, London 4.3 1091
Rosa’s Thai Westfield Stratford Westfield stratford city, Montfichet Road, London 4.3 1103
Clary’s Olympic Park, Westfield Stratford City 312 The Loft, Montfichet Road, London 4.3 69
Pret A Manger 21 Station Street, London 4.3 966
Chopstix – Stratford 54a Broadway, London 4.3 1268
I Fratelli 4 Tramway Avenue, London 4.3 168
Shake Shack Westfield stratford city, 124-125 Westfield Avenue, The Street, London 4.3 2779
Starbucks Coffee Montfichet Road, London 4.3 305

Pubs in the area

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 Stratford. As a matter of fact, we didn’t… But we would have loved to. Here is then the list of the greatest pubs of Stratford

Pub name Name Address Description
Lock Inn 26 East Bay Lane, Here East London E15 2GW Canal side bar with outside seating. Interior is simple with 8 taps and 2 cask ales. Food is Burgers & pizzas

The range of gyms in Stratford

In Stratford, 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
London Aquatics Centre Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London 4.3 1328
Diamond Thai Boxing Gym 27 Romford Road, London 4.3 8
CrossFit 1971 Unit 3 Hutchins Close, London 4.3 87
Better Gym East Village, Stratford 50 Celebration Avenue, London 4.3 303
Anytime Fitness Stratford 188 High Street, London 4.3 181
om 4 health 11 Govier Close, London 4.3 N/A
bodytonic clinic – Stratford Osteopath, MSK Physiotherapy, Massage Clinic New Garden Quarter, Stratford, 33 Penny Brookes Street, London 4.3 217
PureGym London Stratford 68/7, The Mall, stratford centre, Great Eastern Road, London 4.3 183
Blithe Yoga 4th Floor, Boardman House, Room Three, 64 Broadway, London 4.3 51
Prana Space 1 Windmill Lane, London 4.3 26
High with Hattie Stratford, Westfield Stratford 4.3 N/A
Gymbox Stratford Westfield stratford city, 6A Chestnut Place, London 4.3 711
Pilates with Han ithaca House, 27 Romford Road, London 4.3 4
Fix East Village 11 Penny Brookes Street, London 4.3 80
City Bouldering Stratford 234 High Street, London 4.3 N/A
Anytime Fitness London (Stratford East) Prospect East, 156-158 Leyton Road East Village, Stratford London (Stratford East, Greater, London 4.3 761
MoreYoga STRATFORD BRANCH, 47 Liberty Bridge Road, London 4.3 36
Olympic Park Outdoor Gym Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London 4.3 18
Regal Boxing Gym 86 Romford Road, London 4.3 9
City Boxing Camp 86 Romford Road, London 4.3 156

In Stratford, is there a lot of green space?

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

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park London 4.5 30277
Linear Park Stratford, London 4.9 7
The Spark Layard Street, London 4.6 9
The LightHouse and Gardens 38 Celebration Avenue, London 4.5 17
Stratford Park Sensory Garden 2 Whalebone Lane, London 4.7 6
Stratford Park West Ham Lane, London 4.2 1693
Thorogood Gardens Community Garden UK 5 1
Ulysses Place Plaza Cheering Lane, East Village, London 4 1
Sandal Street Park London 5 11
Portland’s glade walk 12 Victory Parade, East Village, London 5 2
Chandos Road Open Space Chandos Road, London 4.4 13
Densham Road Open Space Densham Road, London 4 1
Olympic Park Splash Fountain Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford Walk, London 4.7 105
Channelsea Path Walking Trail, Stratford. Unit 2 International Business Park, Rick Roberts Way, London 3 1
2012 Gardens London N/A N/A
Mirabelle Gardens N/A N/A N/A
Major Road Open Space London N/A N/A
Victory Park London N/A N/A
Chandos Road Gardens N/A N/A N/A
Wetlands Walk London N/A N/A

Museums & Galleries in the region

Art helps discover an area’s culture. Galleries and museums are great weekend enjoyment and you can find where all the fun is happening by checking out the museum and galleries table for Stratford below.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Discover Children’s Story Centre 383-387 High Street, London 4.4 1589

What are the range of supermarkets like?

Grocery shopping is something that people do all the time, so it would make sense to want to find out where the nearest shopping centres are in your area. In Stratford, Take a look at the major supermarkets nearby, so you know where to go grocery shopping if you are to make this place your home.

Supermarket/Grocery store name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Lidl 269-271 Seven Sisters Road, London 4 2178
Sainsbury’s Local Unit A, Vista House, 17 Stroud Green Road, London 3.5 68
Arsenal supermarket 229 Blackstock Road, London 4.6 73
The Four Seasons Supermarket 281 Green Lanes, London 4 124
Londis 159 Blackstock Road, London 3.5 70
Sainsbury’s Local 29-31 Blackstock Road, London 2.8 36
Tesco Express 126-130 Seven Sisters Road, London 2.5 47
Evergreen Express 316 Green Lanes, London 4.1 163
Sainsbury’s Local 175-179 Stroud Green Road, London 3.6 107
Poundland 67-83 Seven Sisters Road, London 4.2 568
Tesco Express 350 Hornsey Road, London 3.1 59
Tesco Superstore 105-119 Stroud Green Road, Finsbury Park, London 3.5 201
Tesco Express 268-270 Seven Sisters Road, London 2.8 76
INCI Supermarket c2 2C Woodberry Down, London 4.1 33
M K Supermarket 18 Blackstock Road, London 4.4 7
Planet Food 298 Seven Sisters Road, London 4.8 40
Al Baraka Supermarket 48 Blackstock Road, London 4.4 19
M&S Foodhall 6 City North Place, London 4.5 134
Lidl The Arts Building, Morris Place, London 4.3 330
Labas Foods 203 Seven Sisters Road, London 4.5 85

In Stratford, what things may you need?

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

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

Stratford has 8 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
Sir Ludwig Guttmann Health & Wellbeing Centre Olympic Park, 40 Liberty Bridge Road, London 2.5 322
Physio Raluca 44 Broadway, London 5 51
Stratford Hair Transplant 90 Broadway, London N/A N/A
Moorfields at Stratford 15-19 Broadway, London 5 1
Triage Assessed Clinic 1 Ferns Road, London 5 1
St. Mary’s Medical Centre 245 High Street, London 3.1 7
Faith Medicare 124 Romford Road, ESSEX N/A N/A
Alters Nursing – Live in care 4 Church Street, London N/A N/A

Tube & Train stations nearby Stratford

Most want transit less than a 15 minute walk from home. We put together train and tube stations in Stratford 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
Stratford Stratford Station, Station Street, Stratford, Greater, London 4.1 954
Stratford International Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, International Way, London 4.2 248
Maryland Leytonstone Road, London 4 62

Schools in and around the area of Stratford

Having a school near the place you live is a great feature of the property you are about to move in. Please find below a list of the schools within the area of Stratford.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
London Aquatics Centre Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London 4.2 1328
Sarah Bonnell School 14 Deanery Road, London 4.2 19
Colegrave Primary School School House, Henniker Road, London 4.2 17
The Alphabet House Nursery School- Stratford 37 Windmill Lane, London 4.5 48
London Academy of IT Boardman House, 64 Broadway, London 4.3 21
MSBM UK 64 Broadway, London N/A N/A
Kumon Maths & English Boardman House East London Centre 64, Broadway, London 5 12
Nmc Nursing and Midwifery Council, 6th Floor 2 Stratford Place, Montfichet Road, London 3.2 18
London Academy of Excellence Stratford 322 High Street, London 2.7 98
Little Achievers 375 High Street, London N/A N/A
LEYF – Deanery Road Nursery & Pre-School 22 Deanery Road, London 4.2 6
School 21 Pitchford Street, London 3.7 19
Soccer School , West Ham West Ham Lane, London N/A N/A
Show My Homework 4 Cam Road, London 2 137
Hafs Academy 3, Maryland Industrial Estate, 26 Maryland Road, London 4.3 22
Little Bear’s In East Village 30 Cheering Lane, London 4.1 13
TCES East London Welfare Road, London 3.7 3
Sunny Children London Day Care 2 Thorogood Gardens, London 5 4
Maryland Leyton Road, London N/A N/A
Carpenters Primary School Friendship Way, London 4.9 7

Post offices in Stratford

Nearby post offices make sending and getting packages a breeze. Post office branches in Stratford 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
Stratford Post Office 26-28 The Broadway, London 2.9 210
Leytonstone Road Post Office Post Office, 187 Leytonstone Road, London 3 59
Royal Mail 32 Broadway, London 3 3
Olympics Gold Post Box Unnamed Road, London 3.3 4
Doddle 117a The Grove, London 1 4
Postbox E15 15 GXQX+6CJ, London 0 0
Post Box Carpenters Road, London 5 1
Priority Post Box, Royal Mail Ferns Road, London 4.5 2

Other nearby areas

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

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Poplar See the guide here
Canning Town 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
Bethnal Green See the guide here
Bow See the guide here
Upton Park See the guide here
South Hackney See the guide here
Old Ford See the guide here
Victoria Park See the guide here
West Ham See the guide here
Forest Gate See the guide here
Hackney Wick See the guide here
Maryland See the guide here
Homerton See the guide here
Hackney Marshes See the guide here
Cann Hall See the guide here
Temple Mills See the guide here
Leytonstone See the guide here
Leyton 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
Plaistow See the guide here
Three Mills See the guide here
Bromley-by-Bow See the guide here
Bethnal Green See the guide here
Bow See the guide here
Upton Park See the guide here
South Hackney See the guide here
Old Ford See the guide here
Victoria Park See the guide here
West Ham See the guide here
Forest Gate See the guide here
Hackney Wick See the guide here
Maryland See the guide here
Homerton See the guide here
Hackney Marshes See the guide here

If you are looking to buy or sell a property and want to get an idea of how the market works there, have a look at our property prices guides below

Postcode area Link to our property price guide
E15 See our property price guide for E15
E7 See our property price guide for E7
E20 See our property price guide for E20

What do you think about Stratford?

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