Cost of accommodation

Average asking prices in areas such as Canary Wharf and Wapping are considered expensive have risen to record highs this month, despite being in one of London’s poorest boroughs.

Transport links

Tower Hamlets is well connected with its tube, bus and train links across the borough to the City and the West End. It is also served by the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) – the only fully accessible railway in the UK – and is home to City Airport.

Vibe, type of people that live there

You’d be pushed to find a London borough with more diverse cultures than Tower Hamlets. Home to the famous curry houses of Brick Lane, the hip art gallery and the East London Mosque at Whitechapel, the fashionable shops and the market in Spitalfields, the financial district around Canary Wharf and of course the ever-developing Docklands area, it continues to grow with housing developments and skyscrapers.

Leisure

Tower Hamlets is the heart of London’s East End and takes its name from the Tower of London, located within the borough’s boundaries. The borough is dominated by the White Tower, built in the eleventh century and home to the crown jewels, royal armouries, yeoman warders and the famous ravens. In terms of diversity, you’d be pushed to find a London borough with more opposing moods than Tower Hamlets. Home to the famous curry houses of Brick Lane, the hip art gallery and the East London Mosque at Whitechapel, the fashionable shops and the market in Spitalfields, the financial district around Canary Wharf and of course the ever-developing Docklands area, it continues to grow with housing developments and skyscrapers.

Why choose Tower Hamlets?

Following the success of London 2012 Olympics, tourist attractions like the ArcelorMittal Orbit and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park are part of the area’s regeneration, formulating it as an up and coming area.

 

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