L&Q - New Union Wharf, E14
New Union Wharf sits in the heart of the Isle of Dogs one of East London’s most characterful areas. On the doorstep of London but with a unique dockside identity, it’s an area where old traditions remain alongside the rapid changes.
Walking beside the river or brunching in a local waterside brasserie before exploring the creative streets of nearby Shoreditch and Hackney or the bustle of Soho. Living here brings you the best of both worlds.
Nearby is Canary Wharf where you can choose from Sticks n Sushi for highly rated Japanese food or Gaucho for unbeatable steaks. Also making the best of the dockside setting are relaxed eateries like Jamie’s Italian and Wahaca, Nearer to home are the atmospheric old corners of Isle of Dogs where casual pubs and cafes sit on quiet Victorian streets.
So feel the breeze, enjoy the views and revel in the buzz of this lively waterside community where sophistication and relaxation go hand in hand.
The Isle of Dogs has been transformed from industrial wasteland to an astounding go to place.
Until recently, it was practically inaccessible, being surrounded by water, with the Thames on three sides and the former West India Dock along the fourth, virtually cutting it off from the rest of the Clasped inside the river’s deepest bend, it was practically inaccessible until recently but following the closure of the docks in the 1970s, the London Docklands Development Corporation was created to secure regeneration across the entire Docklands area. Boasting a skyline to rival New York’s – it now houses dozens of company headquarters, including HSBC, Barclays, JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley, plus 280 shops, bars, cafes and restaurants.
A two-minute walk from New Union Wharf is the Crossharbour station of the DLR just three stops from Canary Wharf. From there Jubilee Line connections bring you to London Bridge in the West and Stratford to the East in less than 10 minutes. From Canary Wharf pier you can also jump on The Thames Clipper to explore London’s historic river or use it as a novel way to get to work. Or use the convenient bus network for short journeys throughout the Isle of Dogs. With the creative hubs of Shoreditch and Hackney less than 20 minutes away via Shadwell on the DLR you are also well connected to our cool East London neighbours. From business trips to Frankfurt or family weekends in New York, London City Airport makes it easier to get away.