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Welcome to our guide for the area around Ackroyd Drive in Tower Hamlets. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest station to Ackroyd Drive is Mile End Tube Station which is about 9 minutes to the North West.

Ackroyd Drive is in the London area of Tower Hamlets.


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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Mile End Tube Station
9 minutes walk
Bow Road Tube Station
10 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Shadwell Overground Station
27 minutes walk

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Canary Riverside Plaza Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel from 198 28% off
46 Westferry Circus, E14 | 17 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
The Canary Riverside Plaza Hotel contains spacious, luxurious rooms and suites with every comfort available, including a giant marble bath, two-line speaker phones and stunning walnut ... More
Holiday Inn Express London Limehouse
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel from 44 30% off
469-475 The Highway, E1W | 17 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
Being just a bit out of the city centre this modern, hotel is popular with the budget traveller. It's close to Canary Wharf and Tower Bridge ... More
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Docklands Riverside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 67 21% off
265 Rotherhithe Street, SE16 | 20 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
The only hotel in London with its own pier, the DoubleTree by Hilton London Docklands Riverside offers views across London's iconic River Thames. Taking inspiration from ... More
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Half Moon Young People's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
43 White Horse Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 15 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
An excellent youth theatre housed in an old Victorian townhouse, the Half Moon has been entertaining young Londoners since the mid-1970s. Occupying the former Limehouse Board ... More
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Troxy
London > Entertainment > Live Music
490 Commercial Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 15 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
This splendid 1930s art deco Grade II listed East End dance hall has a capacity of over 2,600 and prides itself as "London's most versatile venue". ... More
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Genesis Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
93-95 Mile End Road, Whitechapel, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 19 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
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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Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park
London > Attractions >
The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 6 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
What was once one of the seven large Victorian burial sites in London is now a wonderfully if slightly spooky green space. Opened in 1841Tower Hamlets ... More
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Museum of London Docklands
London > Attractions > Museums
No 1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 16 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ... More
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West India Quay
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 17 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
A stone's throw from Canary Wharf and Poplar, West India Quay is a dockside area with a 19th ... More
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Limehouse Basin Market
London > Shopping > Markets
E14 | 12 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
One minute from Limehouse DLR station, under the arches at Limehouse Basin, the monthly market runs on the last Saturday of the month. Street food ... More
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Chrisp Street Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Market Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 14 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
A pedestrian shopping area featuring over 80 stalls and food outlets, Chrisp Street Market was designed by Frederick Gibberd as part of urban redevelopment after the ... More
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Roman Road Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 17 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
Roman Road Market is situated on the oldest known trade route in Britain, the road to Colchester famously taken by Boudicea on her way to burn ... More
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Indiana Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
129 Salmon Lane, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 9 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
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Starbucks, Mile End
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
389 Mile End Road, E3 | 10 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
It's no secret that Starbucks offers free, fast WiFi at most of its cafes but the Mile End branch feels as though ... More
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Zain's Restaurant & Grill
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
558 Mile End Road, Mile End, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 10 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
Crafting vibrant flavours of the East, Zain's Restaurant & Grill offers a laidback family-run eatery in the lively East End. Making use of a daily delivered ... More
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Near Ackroyd Drive
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2 miles from Ackroyd Drive
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2.3 miles from Ackroyd Drive
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 21 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
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Revolution Karting
London > Leisure > Activities
Arches 422-424 Mile End Park, Burdett Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 2 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
It's not exactly Formula 1 but get behind the wheel of a go-kart and you'll certainly feel like you're ready to give Lewis Hamilton a ... More
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Victoria Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 20 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
One of London's best kept secrets, Victoria Park is a fantastic place to spend an afternoon. The city's first public park, it was opened in the ... More
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Crossrail Place Roof Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
West India Quay, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 21 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
With its semi open-air timber lattice roof the Crossrail Place Roof Garden on top of the Crossrail station in Canary Wharf provides a welcoming public space, ... More
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The best pubs near London Ackroyd Drive.
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Morgan Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
43 Morgan Street, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 12 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
Yet another conversion of a grimy and atmospheric East end boozer into a gastropub, but in this case it's been done so well that it's hard ... More
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The Narrow
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Narrow Street, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 15 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
Having been such a huge influence on British gastropub fare, it was only a matter of time before Gordon Ramsay opened one himself. As is so ... More
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The Victoria
London > Nightlife > Pubs
110 Grove Road, Bow, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 18 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
The award-winning Yummy Pub Co has expanded recently with their latest London venture of transforming The Victoria in Mile End into a trendy gastropub. Formerly a ... More
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Ackroyd Drive clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Bridge
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
28 Hancock Road, E3 | 18 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
From the team behind mega club Studio 338 , The Bridge is a multi-room club located between Bow and Hackney Wick. ... More
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Davy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
31 Fisherman's Walk, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 19 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
At ground floor level on Fisherman’s Walk at Canary Wharf, tables, chairs and merry-makers spill out of doors on to the riverside during the summer months. ... More
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The Fringe
London > Nightlife > Bars
Swan Wharf, Old Ford Lock, E3 | 26 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
A pop up private members' club in a former Victorian stable in Swan Wharf, a 100-metre walk from the Olympic Park, The Fringe is the place ... More
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Ackroyd Drive.
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Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 16 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ... More
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Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 30 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
... More
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 34 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, ... More
 
 

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The Ministry of Christmas
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Ragged School Museum 6 minutes walk from Ackroyd Drive

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Fairytales Gone Bad: Grannylocks/The Monstrous Duckling: Half Moon
Theatre | On 16th December 2017 

Half Moon Young People's Theatre 15 minutes walk from Ackroyd Drive

The performance poet Joseph Coelho unravels familiar fairytales....More

Igloos at The Sipping Room
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Seasonal | Until 23rd December 2017 

The Sipping Room 15 minutes walk from Ackroyd Drive

Six giant igloos pop up outside The Sipping Room this winter, offering the perfect party hotspot for groups of up ...More

 
London Gay Men's Chorus: Tinseltown
Music | Until 16th December 2017 

Troxy 15 minutes walk from Ackroyd Drive

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National Theatre

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Exit the King
Theatre | From 1st July 

National Theatre

This July at the National, Patrick Marber directs his own adaptation of Ionesco's dark comedy, Exit the King, starring Rhys Ifans as the King opposite Indira Varma as Queen with designs by Anthony Ward....More

The Divide
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Old Vic Theatre

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English National Ballet: Voices Of America
Dance | From 12th April 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

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Lee Bul: Wayward Wander
Exhibitions | From 30th May 

The Hayward Gallery

The Southbank Centre's Hayward Gallery hosts a mid-career survey of the work of acclaimed South Korean artist Lee Bul. The first retrospective of the artist in London, Wayward Wander explores the artist's extensive investigation into ...More

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Tate Britain

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Tate Modern

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Christian Marclay: The Clock
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The Donmar Warehouse

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Crazy Coqs
Nightlife 

Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

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Enver (manager) and best friend Toni (chef) would like to welcome you to their beautiful ...More

 
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The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

May in London 2018
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