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Wakeup Docklands, two paddleboarders

Activities

Wakeup Docklands

Wakeboarding, paddleboarding, and paddleboard yoga – for beginners and back-flippers alike.

Royal Victoria Dock
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Thames Barrier Park sculptural hedges

Outdoors

Thames Barrier Park

This dramatically-landscaped park is the best place to watch the Thames Barrier in action.

Silvertown
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The Silver Building, ceramics by Darkroom

New Arrival

Art & Culture

The Silver Building

Once the offices of Carlsberg-Tetley, this concrete block now offers workspaces to dozens of creative businesses. Look out for their regular events and exhibitions.

Silvertown
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Royal Wharf Community Dock

New Arrival

Community

Royal Wharf Community Dock

From adult ballet classes to dance and drama classes for kids, this new centre in the heart of Royal Wharf has begun with a bang.

Silvertown
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London City Airport, a plane above the runway

Business

London City Airport

The only London airport that's actually in London.

North Woolwich
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Theatre interior with glittering coloured lights and ornate decor

Art & Culture

Brick Lane Music Hall

Music hall is a dying Victorian tradition, and this is historic hall is the only permanent venue for it that remains.

Silvertown
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The Emirates Air Line cable car

Activities

Emirates Air Line

This cable car flying between the Royal Docks and North Greenwich offers panoramic views of the river.

Royal Victoria Dock
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Husk Brewing, brewing in progress in a large wooden tank

New Arrival

Food & Drink

Husk Brewing

There's a new brewer in town, right where the first IPAs were once shipped from. Watch out for live music nights in the bar.

Silvertown
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Aloft hotel exterior.  It looks like a blue wave made of glass

Places To Stay

Aloft London ExCeL

Four-star Marriott hotel with a dockside restaurant terrace, wood-lined interiors, and a striking skyline.

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Asta Community Hub

Community

Asta Community Hub

Asta takes a holistic approach, supporting the North Woolwich and Silvertown community from birth to old age.

North Woolwich
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Britannia Village Hall

Community

Britannia Village Hall

A hall-for-hire that holds 200; home to multi-faith activities, exercise classes, English lessons, and more.

Silvertown
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ExCeL London signage

Business

ExCeL London

The international convention centre has hosted everything from Comic Con to the Olympics.

Royal Victoria Dock
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Good Hotel bedroom

Places To Stay

Good Hotel London

This floating hotel is also a not-for profit organisation that invests in the local community.

Royal Victoria Dock
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Lockside Kitchen interior with kitchen and tables

New Arrival

Food & Drink

Lockside Kitchen

Wharfside community cafe offering a regularly-changing menu of healthy and affordable food.

London Royal Docks Open Water Swimming, a swimmer in the water

Activities

London Royal Docks Open Water Swimming

Swim outside year round against the historic backdrop of Royal Victoria Dock. Safety tagging included.

Royal Victoria Dock
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Crocuses in Lyle Park

Outdoors

Lyle Park

It's easy to miss Lyle Park's narrow entrance, but its triangle of green with a river view is worth exploring.

Silvertown
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Making Space: Custom House Is Our House

New Arrival

Art & Culture

Making Space: Custom House Is Our House

Installation art comprising a life-sized group portrait of individuals who live and work on Freemasons Road. Part 3 of the Making Space series by Jessie Brennan.

Custom House
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Making Space: Go the Distance

New Arrival

Art & Culture

Making Space: Go the Distance

Installation artwork by Jessie Brennan, created with Peacock Gym by collecting images from the archive of this renowned community boxing hub. Part 1 of 4.

Royal Victoria Dock
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