Ackroyd Drive  

 
 
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Ackroyd Drive, Tower Hamlets, London E3
 
 

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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
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
28 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Canary Riverside Plaza Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £141  38% 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 £47  34% 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 £74  22% 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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Entertainment near Ackroyd Drive

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Ackroyd Drive
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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 1841 Tower Hamlets ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Balfron Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St. Leonards Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 18 minutes from Ackroyd Drive
Commissioned by London County Council, Balfron Tower, was designed by Erno Goldfinger as "a beacon of social housing in 1968" (The Guardian). This 27 storey tower, ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Ackroyd Drive
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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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Education near Ackroyd Drive

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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Ackroyd Drive gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Nightlife near Ackroyd Drive

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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Meeting venue hire near Ackroyd Drive

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Gente De Zona
Concerts | On 23rd May 2017 

Troxy 15 minutes walk from Ackroyd Drive

The Cuban duo comprising of Alexander Delgado and Randy Malcom combines reggaeton rhythms with traditional forms of Cuban music....More

Tunnel: the archaeology of Crossrail
Tunnel: the archaeology of Crossrail
Exhibitions | Until 3rd September 2017 

Museum of London Docklands 16 minutes walk from Ackroyd Drive

Crossrail, which has seen 26 miles of new tunnels created under London, has also revealed previously inaccessible areas of subterranean ...More

 
The Photography Of Roger Mayne
Exhibitions | On 23rd May 2017 

Four Corners 21 minutes walk from Ackroyd Drive

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

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CLAW
CLAW
Dining 

Serving delicious British seafood, sourced from traceable and sustainable sources in Salcombe, Devon, in a ...More

 
WOLF II
WOLF II
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After 10 months at WOLF in Stoke Newington, chef Mattia Antonioni heads up WOLF II, ...More

 
Yolk
Yolk
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Yolk started as a longing for the perfect Eggs Benedict. Now the pop up has ...More

 
Finsbury Avenue Square
Finsbury Avenue Square
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Surrounded by office buildings occupied by UBS, ICAP, ETX Capital and others, Finsbury Avenue Square ...More

 
Sonder Presents: NeverFolk
Theatre | From 1st June 

The Nursery Theatre

A collection of improvised stories of everyday lives....More

The Nursery Theatre
Entertainment 

From 1st June 2017 The Nursery Theatre opens a new improv theatre at 2 Finsbury Square....More

Compagnie des Quidams: FierS a Cheval
Compagnie des Quidams: FierS a Cheval
Theatre | On 23rd June 

Cutty Sark Gardens

The opening night production of the Greenwich and ...More

 
Little Bird Battersea
Little Bird Battersea
Drinking 

Sip cocktails and take in the quirky interiors of Little Bird which combine mirrors with ...More

 
Little Bird Chiswick
Little Bird Chiswick
Dining 

Owned by restaurateur Lorraine Angliss, Little Bird offers classy cocktails and a laid-back atmosphere....More

 
Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
Exhibitions | From 22nd September 

House of Illustration

Head to The House of Illustration this autumn for a rare opportunity to see little-known productions by celebrated political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe....More

Anime Architecture: Backgrounds Of Japan
Exhibitions | From 26th May 

House of Illustration

The first UK exhibition of illustrations for classic sci-fi anime films comes to The House of Illustration this May. ...More

Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Exhibitions | From 28th October 

House of Illustration

The House of Illustration has commissioned English artist Lucinda Rogers for a new exhibition examining the city's changing landscape....More

Footloose: The Musical
Footloose: The Musical
Theatre | From 12th September 

Peacock Theatre

Gareth Gates stars as Willard opposite Luke Baker as Ren, the new boy in a ...More

 
Terror
Terror
Theatre | From 14th June 

Lyric Hammersmith

The pilot of hijacked plane is put on trial and the audience decide the verdict ...More

 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Theatre | From 5th June 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Jay Scheib directs a high-octane rock'n'roll musical by ...More

 
The Great Get Together: The Foundling Museum
Exhibitions | On 17th June 

Brunswick Square

Bring a picnic lunch and a favourite children's book to join in a celebration of community at Brunswick Square gardens adjacent to the Foundling Museum....More

Take That
Take That
Concerts | From 6th June 

The O2 Arena

The chart-topping pop trio of singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald performs uptempo ...More

 
Santa Maria Chelsea
Dining 

Determined to bring a taste of their Neapolitan childhood to London, Angelo and Pasquale opened the award-winning Santa Maria in Ealing, and this branch in Chelsea soon followed....More

Santa Maria Ealing
Dining 

Determined to bring a taste of their Neapolitan childhood to London, Angelo and Pasquale opened Santa Maria in Ealing....More

Nudie Jeans
Shopping 

Originated in Gothenburg, Nudie Jeans stocks raw and prewashed denim jeans made with 100% organic cotton denim....More

Best Places for Street Food in London
Best Places for Street Food in London
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London's street food scene has really taken ...More

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
 
 
 
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