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===Walthamstow===
 
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* <see name="Eping Forest" alt="" address="" directions="tube: Central Line" phone="+44 (0)20 85080028" email="epping.forest@cityoflondon.gov.uk" fax="" url="http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/Corporation/LGNL_Services/Environment_and_planning/Parks_and_open_spaces/Epping_Forest/" hours="Dawn-dusk" price="Free">19 km (12 mi) long in East London and [[Essex (England)|Essex]].</see>
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* <see name="Eping Forest" alt="" address="" directions="tube: Central Line" phone="+44 20 8508 0028" email="epping.forest@cityoflondon.gov.uk" fax="" url="http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/Corporation/LGNL_Services/Environment_and_planning/Parks_and_open_spaces/Epping_Forest/" hours="Dawn-dusk" price="Free">19 km (12 mi) long in East London and [[Essex (England)|Essex]].</see>
  
 
* <see name="The Vestry Museum" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.walthamforest.gov.uk/vestry-house-museum" hours="" price=""></see>
 
* <see name="The Vestry Museum" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.walthamforest.gov.uk/vestry-house-museum" hours="" price=""></see>
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* <sleep name="Ibis Hotel Stratford" alt="" address="1A Romford Rd, Stratford E15 4LJ" directions="tube: Stratford" phone="+44 208 5363700" email="" fax="" url="http://www.ibishotel.com/gb/hotel-3099-ibis-london-stratford/index.shtml" checkin="" checkout="" price="From about £50">104 room hotel with the usual identikit, Ibis set-up.</sleep>
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* <sleep name="Ibis Hotel Stratford" alt="" address="1A Romford Rd, Stratford E15 4LJ" directions="tube: Stratford" phone="+44 20 8536 3700" email="" fax="" url="http://www.ibishotel.com/gb/hotel-3099-ibis-london-stratford/index.shtml" checkin="" checkout="" price="From about £50">104 room hotel with the usual identikit, Ibis set-up.</sleep>
  
 
* <sleep name="Newham Hotel" alt="" address="349-353 Romford Rd, Forest Gate, E7 8AA" directions="tube: Forest Gate" phone="+44 20 8534 8400" email="info@newhamhotel.co.uk" fax="" url="http://www.newhamhotel.co.uk/" checkin="" checkout="" price="From £44">Budget hotel in the Forest Gate area of Newham</sleep>
 
* <sleep name="Newham Hotel" alt="" address="349-353 Romford Rd, Forest Gate, E7 8AA" directions="tube: Forest Gate" phone="+44 20 8534 8400" email="info@newhamhotel.co.uk" fax="" url="http://www.newhamhotel.co.uk/" checkin="" checkout="" price="From £44">Budget hotel in the Forest Gate area of Newham</sleep>
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* <sleep name="Viking Hotel" alt="" address="162 Romford Rd, Stratford" directions="tube: Stratford" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
 
* <sleep name="Viking Hotel" alt="" address="162 Romford Rd, Stratford" directions="tube: Stratford" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
  
* '''Devonshire Hotel'''[http://www.devonshirehotelhornchurch.co.uk] • 94 Station Lane, [[Hornchurch]], North-East London, Essex RM12 6LX (''tube: [[Hornchurch]]''), <sleep phone="+44 (0) 1708 440088" email="info@devonshirehotelhornchurch.co.uk"></sleep> Opened in 2011, it is a family-run boutique hotel with free wi-fi and secure parking. Some rooms have been adapted to allow for easier access. Breakfast & homemade snacks available.
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* '''Devonshire Hotel'''[http://www.devonshirehotelhornchurch.co.uk] • 94 Station Lane, [[Hornchurch]], North-East London, Essex RM12 6LX (''tube: [[Hornchurch]]''), <sleep phone="+44 1708 440088" email="info@devonshirehotelhornchurch.co.uk"></sleep> Opened in 2011, it is a family-run boutique hotel with free wi-fi and secure parking. Some rooms have been adapted to allow for easier access. Breakfast & homemade snacks available.
  
* '''Novotel London Excel Hotel''',Western Gateway Royal Victoria Dock , ☎(+44)207/6600677, http://www.novotel.com/gb/hotel-3656-novotel-london-excel/index.shtml London Excel Hotel is opposite the ExCeL Exhibition Centre, located in the Docklands and near to the O2 Arena, Canary Wharf and London City Airport. From £89.
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* '''Novotel London Excel Hotel''',Western Gateway Royal Victoria Dock , ☎(+44) 20 7660 0677, http://www.novotel.com/gb/hotel-3656-novotel-london-excel/index.shtml London Excel Hotel is opposite the ExCeL Exhibition Centre, located in the Docklands and near to the O2 Arena, Canary Wharf and London City Airport. From £89.
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* '''Ibis London Docklands''',5 Commercial Street, E1 6BF, ☎(+44) 20 7422 8400, http://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-5011-ibis-london-city/index.shtml Ibis London Docklands hotel is an economy London hotel in the Docklands area.
  
 
* <sleep name="Ibis Budget London East Barking" alt="" address="Highbridge Road, Essex, N1 1ED " directions="" phone="+44 20 8534 8400" email="" fax="" url="http://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-3188-ibis-budget-london-barking-previously-etap-hotel/index.shtml" checkin="" checkout="" price="">Ibis budget London Barking is a low-cost hotel located  10 minute walk from the Barking underground station, with easy access to Barking town centre.</sleep>
 
* <sleep name="Ibis Budget London East Barking" alt="" address="Highbridge Road, Essex, N1 1ED " directions="" phone="+44 20 8534 8400" email="" fax="" url="http://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-3188-ibis-budget-london-barking-previously-etap-hotel/index.shtml" checkin="" checkout="" price="">Ibis budget London Barking is a low-cost hotel located  10 minute walk from the Barking underground station, with easy access to Barking town centre.</sleep>
  
* <sleep name="Ibis Budget London City Airport" alt="" address="North Woolwich Road, Silverstown, E16 2EE" directions="" phone=" (+44)0207 474 91 06" email="" fax="" url="http://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-3578-ibis-budget-london-city-airport-previously-etap-hotel/index.shtml" checkin="" checkout="" price="">Ibis budget Hotel London City Airport is a low-cost hotel situated within walking distance of London City Airport terminal.</sleep>
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* <sleep name="Ibis  London Barking" alt="" address="Highbridge road, Essex, IG11 7BA" directions="" phone=" (+44) 20 8477 4100" email="" fax="" url="http://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-2042-ibis-london-barking/index.shtml" checkin="" checkout="" price="">The Ibis London Barking hotel is a modern London hotel with 86 rooms.</sleep>
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* <sleep name="Ibis Budget London City Airport" alt="" address="North Woolwich Road, Silverstown, E16 2EE" directions="" phone=" (+44) 20 7474 9106" email="" fax="" url="http://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-3578-ibis-budget-london-city-airport-previously-etap-hotel/index.shtml" checkin="" checkout="" price="">Ibis budget Hotel London City Airport is a low-cost hotel situated within walking distance of London City Airport terminal.</sleep>
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* <sleep name="Ibis Budget London Whitechapel" alt="" address="100 Whitechapel Road, E1 1JG" directions="" phone="Tel. (+44) 20 7655 4620" email="" fax="" url="http://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-8033-ibis-budget-london- whitechapel/index.shtml " checkin="" checkout="" price="">The Ibis budget London Whitechapel offers easy access to A11 local transport links from/to Central London and Whitechapel/Aldgate underground stations. </sleep>
  
 
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Revision as of 07:55, 3 November 2012

East London is the outer eastern part of London , north of the River Thames.

Contents

Understand

Many outer areas of East London was once part of the county of Essex. Essex is sometimes used as part of the postal address for these areas.

East London consists of the following boroughs:

  • Barking and Dagenham [1] — the borough includes:
  • Barking
  • Dagenham
  • Havering [2] — the borough includes:
  • Newham [3] — the borough includes:
  • Stratford - Location of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Note: this is not Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, the birthplace of Shakespeare.)
  • East Ham
  • West Ham
  • Redbridge [4] — the borough includes:
  • Ilford
  • Woodford
  • Waltham Forest [5] — the borough includes:
  • Walthamstow - This town was made famous by a teen pop band called E-17 (the postcode of the area) who came from here and had a number of hits. Soak up the multicultural atmosphere.
  • Chingford
  • Leyton

Get in

By Tube

  • Victoria Line (Light Blue) to Walthamstow.
  • Central Line (Red) to Woodford or Hainault.
  • Hammersmith and City Line (Pink) to Barking.
  • District Line (Green) to Upminster.
  • Jubilee Line (Silver) to Stratford.

By DLR

  • DLR to Canning Town then branches to Beckton, or London City Airport and Woolwich.

By Train

  • From Liverpool Street to Chingford or Ilford, Romford and Upminster.
  • From Fenchurch Street to Barking then Upminster or Rainham.
  • From Stansted Airport, Ipswich, Colchester and Norwich to Stratford.

By Overground

  • The Overground line (Orange) is useful for getting across the district from Barking to Blackhorse Road.

See

Walthamstow

  • The Vestry Museum, [7].
  • Walthamstow Village, [8].
  • The William Morris Gallery, [9].

Ilford

  • The Central Library, Winston Way. Interesting structure from an architectural point of view. Unfortunately it is also the locale of choice for the native rude-boys to hang out, alas this is not due to the educational value of the institution.

Do

Stratford

Walthamstow

Bicycle along the River Lea or Epping Forest.</do>

Ilford

Valentines Park is a pleasant green area, Essex County Cricket team used to play on the pitch in the western side of the park.

Buy

Walthamstow

  • Selbourne Walk, (tube: Walthamstow Central; just over the road). Walthamstow's shopping mall, with the usual selection of shopping mall type shops.
  • Walthamstow High Street market. early-approximately 5:30PM. All manner of items may be purchased here, an example of the amazing bargains to be found is a carrier bag full of bananas for £1.

Ilford

  • The Exchange Shopping Centre. Was one of the largest American style malls when it was constructed in the early 1990s. Although now it has an extensive array of shops now it can only really be considered a bog standard shopping centre. The town centre itself has most high street chain shops.

Eat

Walthamstow

There are a number of cafés and restaurants down the high street.

  • Kebabish, Hoe St. Does a nice kebab and also tasty Indian food.


  • Thainese, Hoe St (turn right from Walthamstow Central), 020 8509 9668, [10]. 12-midnight. Halal Singaporean Chinese and Thai, black pepper crabs, chilli lobster, private rooms, prayer rooms expensive.

Drink

Walthamstow

Pubs

  • The Ferry Boat Inn, (tube: Blackhorse Rd). A quaint country style pub in a lovely river side setting.
  • The Goose, (tube: Walthamstow Central, opposite).

Clubs

Walthamstow does not have much of a clubbing scene, though there is:

  • The Standard Music Venue, (tube: Blackhorse Rd, opposite). Has rock bands playing most nights of the week, and has a nightclub on Friday nights.

Sleep

  • Ibis Hotel Stratford, 1A Romford Rd, Stratford E15 4LJ (tube: Stratford), +44 20 8536 3700, [11]. 104 room hotel with the usual identikit, Ibis set-up. From about £50.
  • Newham Hotel, 349-353 Romford Rd, Forest Gate, E7 8AA (tube: Forest Gate), +44 20 8534 8400 (), [12]. Budget hotel in the Forest Gate area of Newham From £44.
  • Viking Hotel, 162 Romford Rd, Stratford (tube: Stratford).
  • Devonshire Hotel[13] • 94 Station Lane, Hornchurch, North-East London, Essex RM12 6LX (tube: Hornchurch), +44 1708 440088 (). Opened in 2011, it is a family-run boutique hotel with free wi-fi and secure parking. Some rooms have been adapted to allow for easier access. Breakfast & homemade snacks available.
  • Ibis Budget London East Barking, Highbridge Road, Essex, N1 1ED, +44 20 8534 8400, [14]. Ibis budget London Barking is a low-cost hotel located 10 minute walk from the Barking underground station, with easy access to Barking town centre.
  • Ibis London Barking, Highbridge road, Essex, IG11 7BA, (+44) 20 8477 4100, [15]. The Ibis London Barking hotel is a modern London hotel with 86 rooms.
  • Ibis Budget London City Airport, North Woolwich Road, Silverstown, E16 2EE, (+44) 20 7474 9106, [16]. Ibis budget Hotel London City Airport is a low-cost hotel situated within walking distance of London City Airport terminal.
  • Ibis Budget London Whitechapel, 100 Whitechapel Road, E1 1JG, Tel. (+44) 20 7655 4620, [17]. The Ibis budget London Whitechapel offers easy access to A11 local transport links from/to Central London and Whitechapel/Aldgate underground stations.

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