Local Properties in East London

If you enjoy the bustle of city living as well as peace and tranquillity, an affordable home in East London is for you. From quiet Wapping to trendy Shoreditch, East London has it all. Spend less time commuting and more time enjoying life with many transport links and proximity to the City and Canary Wharf. Shared ownership can make living in this vibrant metropolis a reality.

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About East London

The rich history, multiculturalism, and more recent development of East London has made it one of the most popular areas for people to call home.

From the artistic and alternative communities of Hackney and Shoreditch to riverside living with a skyscraper backdrop in Docklands, East London is such an exciting place to be.

There is so much to see and do, that you’ll hardly need to venture out to other parts of London. Take in the sights and smells of Brick Lane market, make the Thames path your new running route, and spend your weekends wandering around city farms or marveling at the latest street art in Shoreditch.

A view of One Canada Square amongst Canary Wharf

Local Amenities in East London

East London’s amenities make it a great place for anyone to live – from young professionals to families.

Make the most of everything from supermarkets to garden centres, Olympic size swimming pools to outdoor lidos. It’s easy to keep active, with leisure centres across East London and the option to take up watersports on the River Thames and River Lee. Take a look at some of the other local amenities in East London below:

Schools

The boroughs in East London have a wide variety of educational facilities for all ages – from nurseries and preparatory schools up to universities. With comprehensive, private and grammar schools as well as a range of specialist schools for children with additional needs, this is a great area for young people of any age to excel.

Transport

East Londoners benefit from lots of public transport links ranging from national rail, overground trains, tubes and the DLR to riverboat services. City Airport is in Newham, close to Canary Wharf, and the Stansted Express from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport takes just 45 minutes. There are also dedicated bicycle lanes and hundreds of Santander Cycle docking stations for more sustainable travel across London.

Healthcare

There are plenty of GP surgeries, dentists and hospitals in East London, providing both private and NHS care. The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel provides accident and emergency and district general hospital services, as well as being the London Air Ambulance’s base. The East London NHS Foundation Trust is committed to providing the highest quality mental health and community care.