Greenwich Area Guide
Traditionally known for its famous maritime connections, Greenwich is today a thriving and very popular area of South East London, located in the London Borough of Greenwich along the River Thames. The area is covered by the SE10 postcode. Well connected via rail and road links, Greenwich and the surrounding area was selected as one of the host boroughs of the 2012 Olympic Games, resulting in dramatic upgrades and investments in infrastructure and local amenities. Workspace has a range of commercial property in Greenwich available to rent today on flexible leases.
What type of businesses does Greenwich suit?
Companies that require a strategic presence in South London should consider the benefits of commercial property in Greenwich. With easy access to the DLR line and the major business districts of the City, such as Canary Wharf, executives working in Greenwich can very quickly get to important meetings and events. SMEs with limited funds available that may be unable to afford a more central location, can take advantage of the lower prices in Greenwich yet still enjoy a wide range of amenities and superior transport links.
"Town centre" by Daniel Case is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0
Greenwich has excellent links via the DLR line to major London business districts, in addition to mainline services via the London and Greenwich railway which links the South Eastern mainline with the North Kent line. For convenience, both the DLR and London and Greenwich railway lines are served by Greenwich station, occupying a central location in the area.
Liverpool Street: 37 minutes
Waterloo: 35 minutes
Euston: 47 minutes
Canary Wharf: 12 minutes
Greenwich has a traditional raft of popular eating destinations. Those looking for a delightful dining experience will find the diverse mix, from pub cuisine to top quality restaurants, a welcome treat. The Beachcomber Seafood restaurant (34 Greenwich Church Street, SE10 9BL) specialises in fish and offers a tantalising menu of seafood delights. Alternatively Café Sol (13 Nelson Road, SE10 9JB) serves up sizzling Tex Mex at very reasonable prices.
Going Out in Greenwich has its fair share of pubs and bars, including traditional dwellings mixed with more trendy, contemporary locations. The Prince Albert (72 Royal Hill, SE10 8RT) is a classic, sports-focused pub offering a cheery atmosphere for those looking to watch the big matches. The Gipsy Moth (60 Greenwich Church Street, SE10 9BL) has both a great name and a great selection of beers. A walled beer garden provides the perfect place to enjoy them. If the night is still young, matter (The O2, Peninsula Square, Greenwich, SE10 0DY) is a vibrant club housed in the converted Millennium Dome.
Built in 1675 after being commissioned by Charles II, the Royal Observatory has traditionally been the home of the Astronomer Royal. Situated in Greenwich Park, it’s a beautiful piece of architecture that also houses a fascinating museum of astronomical and navigational tools.
The o2 arena
Originally constructed as the Millennium Dome, the o2 arena is a 23,000 seat entertainment arena that operated as one of the venues for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games.
Firepower! – The Royal Artillery Museum
The Royal Artillery Museum hosts the widest variety of large guns on display in Europe, and offers people of all ages the chance to learn the history of artillery usage and the science behind its success in warfare.