Our Neighbourhood



Whether it’s the Olympic-level sporting facilities, concerts and summer festivals in the park or Hackney Wick’s independent galleries, bars and artist studios, our east London neighbourhood caters to a feast of different tastes.



Crate Brewery

Relax next to the River Lea and sample an eclectic selection of craft beers and stone-baked pizzas from the capital’s celebrated independent brewers.
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The Yard Theatre

The Yard Theatre, an award-winning local gem that turns traditional theatre on its heard, constructed entirely out of salvaged materials in a converted warehouse.
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Copper Box

The Copper Box Arena

Right in the heart of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is one of London’s most flexible indoor venues. If the Olympic-level gym and fitness facilities aren’t your thing, one of the netball, badminton, boxing or gymnastics events might be.
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The Velodrome – The Lee Valley VeloPark

A sprawling sports centre and the scene of Team GB’s record medal haul in 2012, the award-winning 6,000 capacity stadium already has a rich history.
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The Aquatics Centre

The 2,800-capacity arena is an architectural icon of the London 2012 Olympics. Designed by Zaha Hadid, the Aquatics Centre comprises two 50-metre swimming pools, a 25-metre diving pool and state-of-the-art gym.
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The London Stadium

The former home of the London Olympics now plays host to everything from Premiership football and the Rugby World Cup to The Rolling Stones, Beyoncé and even the UK’s largest urban beach.
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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

560 acres of parkland, waterways, wildlife and cycle trails play host to contemporary architecture, technology, sport and retail facilities.
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Chisenhale Art Gallery

A hidden gem in the heart of the East End, one of London’s most innovative forums for contemporary art and performance.
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ArcelorMittal Orbit

The ArcelorMittal Orbit designed by Anish Kapoor for the 2012 London Olympic Games, the UK's tallest sculpture & world's largest tunnel slide, nestled between the Aquatics Centre & London Stadium.
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