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An industrial area turned quiet residential neighborhood.
Studio / 1 BR
62% Complete
1,415
2 Bedrooms
75% Complete
1,712
3 Bedrooms
100% Complete
2,286
4 Bedrooms
0% Complete
N/A

Good For
  • Families
  • Professionals

 

What's around
  • 14 Shops
  • 0 Fitness options
  • 2 Restaurants
  • 1 Grocery stores/markets
  • 0 Banks
  • 1 Nightlife options

 


PUBLIC TRANSITExcellent

WALKABILITYPoor
Safety

Silvertown has a below average violent crime rate and an average property crime rate for London.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN Silvertown LIKE?

Formerly an industrial area in London's docklands, these days Silvertown is a good neighborhood for those who want an upscale environment while still being affordable. Its location between the Thames and a marina gives it a wide open and airy feel. Ongoing investment continues to improve the area, bringing in office space and new housing. 

Silvertown has become an attractive place for young professionals who don’t have the money to live in some of the more affluent parts of London. You'll find a few terraced homes here, but most housing is provided by recently developed apartment towers. 

There's not much in the way of restaurants or pubs around, so this is a pretty quiet area. You'll need to head across the river to Woolwich (via the free ferry) or into Canary Wharf for dining and entertainment.  

The Thames Barrier Park is a popular spot to exercise for fitness buffs and the neighborhood boasts an outstanding primary school if you have children.

Silvertown is bordered on the north by Custom House, on the east by North Woolwich, and on the south and west by the Thames.

 

Commute:
The City: 6.6 miles / 25-50 minutes by car / 30 minutes by transit
Canary Wharf: 3.7 miles / 10-20 minutes by car / 25-30 minutes by transit / 15 minutes by bike
Southwark: 6.8 miles / 25-50 minutes by car / 30-35 minutes by transit 
Westminster: 8.8 miles / 30-70 minutes by car / 40-50 minutes by transit
Shoreditch: 7.5 miles / 25-50 minutes by car / 40-45 minutes by transit

Silvertown London Neighborhood Photo

 

Local Flavor   Silvertown LOCAL schools

1-6 YEARS
Calverton Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
7-11 YEARS
Eastlea Community School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Secondary
School Type:Community
NUR YEARS
Edith Kerrison Nursery School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Nursery
School Type:Nursery
1-6 YEARS
Hallsville Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
1-6 YEARS
Keir Hardie Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community

 

Photo Credits: Thanks to @Samantha Josephine, @Danie Vanier, @fat_creative, @aktah_red, @Sam Hadfield, @Colondon, @Jonathan, @burning_details, @matjazambrozic, @Maddie, @Chris Dorley Brown, @Scott Morris, @Ali Sufyan, @cliovisviki, @Aleena Khan, @Anna, @JLL London Unlimited, @Darren Pratt, @Caro, @Chopsticks on the Loose  for your great photos of this neighborhood! 

 

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