11 June 2019/ Area guides

Area guide: Bethnal Green - London

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Bethnal Green is one of the truest, and oldest, of London’s ‘East End’ neighbourhoods. In the Victorian era and well into the 20th century the area was severely deprived, with thousands of people packed into rows of slum housing which became a hotbed of nefarious activities and people, the most notorious of which is known worldwide: Jack the Ripper.

Today the area is still down to earth, but like most of East London, it has attracted higher-earning professionals, a large migrant population and of course, the hipsters. As a result this diverse neighbourhood has become something of a melting pot, with a richly diverse economy with increasing confidence and a property market to match.

Fact check

 

  • Total buildings in area: 840
  • Largest unit available: 11,960 sq ft
  • Total available: 57
  • Average rent: £58 PSF

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Transport

 

Tube
Bethnal Green (Central)
Stepney Green (Hammersmith & City, District)


Trains
Bethnal Green (London Overground)


Airports
City Airport (40 minutes from Bethnal Green Underground via Stratford City DLR)
Gatwick Airport (1 hour from Bethnal Green Underground via City Thameslink)
Heathrow Airport (1 hours 15 minutes from Bethnal Green Underground via Ealing Broadway/Piccadilly Line via Holborn)

 

Offices to let

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Retail units to let

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Top places to grab a bite to eat

 

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Perfect meeting places

 

Facilities

 

  • More than 15 Gyms in the area
  • 2 Post offices in Barbican
  • Over 7 Banks including Barclays, HSBC and Halifax
  • Home to Colombia Road Flower Market

 

Agents with most listings in area:

 

Instant Offices: 10

Peach Properties: 7

Stirling Ackroyd: 6

Workspace: 5

City & Urban International: 4

 

Iconic buildings on Realla

 

Temple Street

224 Brick Lane

Containerville

5 Calvert Avenue

Shoreditch Exchange

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Big offices and coworking space in area:

 

Nearby offices:

Old Nichol Street

7 Winkley Street

1 Rushmead

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Nearby Coworking:

Four Corners

Pelican House

Pill Box 

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Trivia

 

  • The Bethnal Green derives from Anglo Saxon, and translates literally as “happy corner”.
  • Jack the Ripper was known to operate in Bethnal Green and nearby Whitechapel
  • Bethnal Green is the birthplace of London’s most infamous gangster brothers, the Kray twins.

 

Neighbouring locations

 

  • Whitechapel
  • Shoreditch
  • Cambridge Heath

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