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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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Children outside waving a colourful banner

Community

Royal Docks Learning & Activity Centre

RDLAC has spent 50 years serving the North Woolwich community, from after-school clubs to conservation projects.

North Woolwich
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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.

Royal Victoria Dock
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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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Bar stools with pink lighting and decorative swan

Places To Stay

Moxy London ExCeL

Marriott's boutique brand, Moxy, offers a laid-back alternative with cheerful colours and cheaper rates.

Royal Albert Dock
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North woolwich library entrance with a sign advertising film nights

Community

North Woolwich Library

This is more than a library; here you'll find a homework club, model railway society, and more.

North Woolwich
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