The sleek skyscrapers of the City of London overlook the innovative art galleries, mosques and vibrant street markets of Whitechapel.
Located approximately three and a half miles east of Charing Cross, interesting pockets of housing, including beautiful Victorian red brick terraces, are found throughout Whitechapel.
Rich in history and mementos from each wave of immigration, Whitechapel is an area that has constantly reinvented itself and to this day provides a fabulous counterpoint to the gleaming City buildings nearby.
Since at least the 1970s, Whitechapel has figured prominently in London's art scene, with overseas and local art lovers alike, drawn to the numerous galleries.
Whitechapel is roughly bounded by Hanbury Street on the north, Commercial Road on the south, the Bishopsgate thoroughfare on the west, and Brady Street and Cavell Street on the east.
Located in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Whitechapel has swift access to the City, Docklands, Brick Lane and East London. At present, the nearest underground stations are Whitechapel and Aldgate East, yet the East London line of the tube is planned to be extended (north to Dalston and south to West Croydon) by 2010. By 2015, there are also plans to provide a complete rail ring route around south London and make Whitechapel a scheduled stop on the Crossrail project.
The main streets and buildings include Whitechapel Road, Commercial Road, Commercial Street, New Road, Stepney Way, Osborn Street, the Royal London Hospital, the Whitechapel Art Gallery, East London Mosque, Idea Store, , Albert Gardens, Arbour Square, Stepney Green. Nearby areas include Bethnal Green, Aldgate, Stepney, Shoreditch, Wapping.
Many local professionals reside in Whitechapel, attracted by its central location, quiet residential communities, good transport links and housing that is rich in character and often with a garden.
Gigantic Victorian red bricks houses are found behind the Royal London Hospital, lining the lanes of Ashfield Street and Sidney Square. On Cleveland Way, beautiful maisonettes and flats have good living spaces, and on Sidney Street and Old Montague Street, purpose-built residential buildings with large airy flats put you within moments of Whitechapel’s green open spaces. Whitechapel’s other properties include one, two and three bedroom houses situated within leafy, gated surroundings; large maisonettes with cellars; and spacious flats with gardens.
Currell Residential can help you find the perfect property to buy in Whitechapel. Please give us a call or pop into one of our office, and one of our experienced staff will be happy to assist you.
Enviably located close to the City and Docklands, and within reach of the amenities of Whitechapel, Shoreditch and Brick Lane; Whitechapel is a superb location to rent property.
The quiet residential areas around Cleveland Way boast contemporary open-plan one or two bedroom flats, located close to the Underground. Often with lovely interiors, private balconies and off-street parking, the flats, apartment, maisonettes and houses to rent in Whitechapel are often enviable. Nevertheless, period conversions, communal courtyard properties and low-rise blocks of flats make renting property in Whitechapel affordable for anyone on a smaller budget.
Currell Residential can help you find the perfect property to rent in Whitechapel. Please give us a call or pop into one of our office, and one of our experienced staff will be happy to assist you.
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