Poplar Riverside is located on the banks of the River Lea just 1.7 miles from Canary Wharf. The scheme will include over 2,800 new homes and a landscaped 2.5-acre public park, conveniently situated in Zone 2/3. On foot, Canning Town Underground station is under a mile away, while by car, Canary Wharf can be reached in 10 minutes and Stratford in 12 minutes. The 20 acres at Poplar Riverside are being transformed into a genuine indoor/outdoor living experience with over half the area dedicated to green, open space. The new public square at the centre of Poplar Riverside is primed to host events, whilst the riverside pub, commercial gym,crèche, grocery stores, restaurants, cafés. With over 500m of frontage to the River Lea, Poplar Riverside offers ever‑changing views and proximity to nature, together with Canary Wharf and Central London within easy reach. The Green Link runs the length of Poplar Riverside and features over 6,000 sq ft of planting. As well as connecting the park, square and gardens, it provides a beautiful green frontage for the on-site cafés and restaurants. Sitting at the centre of Poplar Riverside, Shelduck Square offers an inspiring new space for public performances, outdoor dining, or remote working.
*Travel times by car taken from Google Maps. Times are indicative only and subject to time of travel and are correct at time of publishing.
From Poplar Riverside, you will be presented with a choice of efficient public transport options including the East London-focused DLR, London Underground services, and a comprehensive bus network. When the Elizabeth Line launches from Canary Wharf in 2022* it will provide faster routes to the West End, Paddington and Heathrow.
*Subject to final completion date, source tfl.co.uk. Map is for illustrative purposes and shows key stations only. It is not an accurate representation of the London transport network.
Poplar has easy access to all of East London’s highlights. Canary Wharf’s 200 shops, bars, cafés and restaurants are busy during the day and long into the evening. Hackney Wick is famous for its creative community of artists’ studios and workshops, connected by initiatives like Wick Together. Stratford is home to a variety of sporting facilities, as well as the capital’s largest shopping centre and a new complementary site for the Victoria & Albert Museum.
LIFE ON THE RIVER LEA
East London has built on the legacy of hosting the 2012 London Olympic Games to create world-class leisure and cultural facilities at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park – open to the public, as well as being home to highprofile events. Further up the River Lea you can explore Hackney Marshes, Walthamstow Wetlands and the Lea Valley Country Park.