Idea Store Whitechapel  

 
 
ADDRESS
321 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 1BU
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Thu 9am-9pm, Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm
 

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Idea Store WhitechapelMore than a library, the Idea Store in Whitechapel brings together adult learning, training and meeting areas, as well as a focus on the local history of Tower Hamlets. Housed in a David Adjaye designed building, Idea Store Whitechapel opened in September 2005 and includes the former Whitechapel library, once home to the biggest collection of
Yiddish books in Europe. The £20 million Idea Stores project, first begun in April 1999, encompasses Idea
Store centres at Bow, Chrisp Street (opened
July 2004), and Idea Store
Canary Wharf which launched in March 2006.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Whitechapel Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Stepney Green Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
13 minutes walk
 
Arch Car Parking
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £49  41% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 7 minutes from Idea Store Whitechapel
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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £111  24% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 15 minutes from Idea Store Whitechapel
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £49  28% off
419 to 437 Hackney Road, E2 | 16 minutes from Idea Store Whitechapel
This hotel is modern, clean and very convenient if you want to explore the sights and bright lights of trendy Shoreditch. Although close to the City, ... More
 
 
 
 
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Royal London Hospital Archives and Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Royal London Hospital, 80-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 1 minute from Idea Store Whitechapel
This exhibition, situated in the crypt of a fine 19th century Gothic church, looks at the history of the Royal London Hospital since its foundation in ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Bar Comedy Club
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: 11th January to 28th November 2016 - 7.45pm-10pm
Urban Bar, 176 Whitechapel Road, E1 | 1 minute from Idea Store Whitechapel
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Genesis Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
93-95 Mile End Road, Whitechapel, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 5 minutes from Idea Store Whitechapel
Originally the Paragon Music Hall, built in 1885, Genesis Cinema is east London's oldest cinema. Located between Whitechapel and Stepney Green tube stations, the independent cinema ... More
 
 
 
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WH Smith
London > Shopping > Books
Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 1 minute from Idea Store Whitechapel
A branch of Smiths is a fixture of practically every high street up and down the country. The chain sells stationery, magazines, books, greeting cards, gifts, ... More
 
 
 
Safeway
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
41 Thomas More Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 1 minute from Idea Store Whitechapel
A large international supermarket chain. Sells a huge variety of fresh and frozen foods and household products. ... More
 
 
 
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The East End Thrift Store
London > Shopping > Clothing
Unit 1a Watermans Building, Assembly Passage, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 5 minutes from Idea Store Whitechapel
If you ever venture along Mile End Road towards Stepney Green, take a gander down Assembly Passage (opposite Blockbuster) and you'll come across this shining gem ... More
 
 
 
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Chicken Shop and Dirty Burger Whitechapel
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
27A Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from Idea Store Whitechapel
Soho House have brought two of their projects together under one roof, creating Chicken Shop and Dirty Burger Whitechapel. The industrial-style 60-seat restaurant, which extends to ... More
 
 
 
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Foxcroft & Ginger, Whitechapel
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
69-89 Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from Idea Store Whitechapel
With their Soho branch now successfully established, Foxcroft & Ginger have brought their sourdough pizzas and homemade cakes to Whitechapel. Situated on Mile End Road, between ... More
 
 
 
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New Tayyab
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
83 Fieldgate Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from Idea Store Whitechapel
North Indian cuisine. Tables on patio. ... More
 
 
 
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Barts & The London School of Medicine & Dentistry
London > Education > Medical Schools
Turner Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from Idea Store Whitechapel
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London School of Business Administration
London > Education > Business Faculties
10 Cleveland Way, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 5 minutes from Idea Store Whitechapel
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Thames Valley College
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
10 Cleveland Way, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 5 minutes from Idea Store Whitechapel
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Whitechapel Sports Centre
London > Leisure > Fitness
Durwood Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from Idea Store Whitechapel
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The Old George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
379 Bethnal Green Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 10 minutes from Idea Store Whitechapel
Sitting at the heart of Bethnal Green Road, The Old George is a beautifully restored London boozer, originally built in the 1700s. With a large emphasis ... More
 
 
 
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Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 14 minutes from Idea Store Whitechapel
Between Wapping and Aldgate is the Leman Street Tavern , a 1.5 million pound pub that's owned by the Geronimo Inns group ... More
 
 
 
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Prospect of Whitby
London > Nightlife > Pubs
57 Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 19 minutes from Idea Store Whitechapel
Once known as the 'Devil's Tavern' thanks to its delinquent clientele, the Prospect of Whitby is one of the oldest pubs in London - and the ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Bar
London > Nightlife >
176 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 1 minute from Idea Store Whitechapel
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The Black Bull
London > Nightlife > Bars
199 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from Idea Store Whitechapel
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