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A locals' guide to E6

"Investment from the Mayor's Out of London fund has made a marked difference with new public spaces and community projects..."

Joshua Mugume

"Barking has a lot to offer - shops, schools and river walks...and with a massive regeneration programme already under way, its future is very bright..."

Joshua Mugume

"Many people don't realise it's only a quick train ride into central London from Barking Station!"

Natalie Mills

What is your favourite place?

Where do E6 locals go?

Dynamix Health Club

The perfect place to go to relieve stress after work. It has an amazing free weights room and a cafe serving healthy juices and shakes made from a choice of protein brands.

Run or Dye

The most fun you can have with a pair of trainers, never mind the mad dashing through colour stations where you're attacked with sachets of dye. There's also a music festival of colour! Run or Dye takes place not only in London, but all around the country and world.

ExCel Centre

There are exhibitions held here all the time - most recently ComicCon. It was also the venue for many of the events during the 2012 Olympics.

Vijay's Chawalla

A down to earth vegetarian Indian restaurant, with tasty, inexpensive, healthy and authentic food.

Panda's Kitchen

Chinese takeaway if you're in between the Forest Gate and Upton Park Area. All fresh ingredients, amazing portions and cooked with loads of colour and flavour!

Ambala

A fantastic Asian confectionary shop selling both sweet and savoury treats on Green Street, close to Upton Park Underground Station.

Sunborn Yacht Hotel

A little known gem, the Sunborn is a fully functioning hotel held on a yacht next to the ExCel centre. You can go here just for the bar, as well as the half price buffet breakfast at the weekend too!

London Fish Bazaar

This excellent fish shop buys in their fish from Billingsgate Market. They cater for a variety of cultures, with a range of exotic fish.

Emirates Air Line

Breathtaking views over east London.

Pie Republic

Great traditional pie and mash.

Golden Fleece

A hidden gem in Forest Gate Village overlooking Wanstead Flats, this pub has recently undergone a full refurbishment and has a huge beer garden at the rear.

Corner Kitchen

Fantastic family orientated cafe serving unique stone baked pizzas, homemade cakes and featuring a basement playground with dedicated activities throughout the week for under 5's. Great place to take babies and toddlers.

Compôtes

This cafe next to Wanstead Park Station makes a great cappuccino!

Up at the O2

A really good day out scaling the roof of the O2. Once at the top you can see across East London and you are directly in the flight path for City Airport, with the chance to take some good pictures of the landscape!

Sawmill Cafe

Great cakes and coffee.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Barking, Royal Docks, Upton Park, Plashet, Plaistow, Upton, Woolwich, Thamesmead, Manor Park and West Ham

What do you love about E6?

Why do you find E6 a great place to live?

Nikita

"I love this multi cultural area where everyone comes from a different country or background. I love that the rent is considerably lower than other areas. And I love how friendly the shop keepers are on the high street, very pleasant living experience."

December 2014

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"Beckton Gas Works forms an unusual backdrop for the battle scenes in Stanley Kubrick's 'Full Metal Jacket'."

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  1. About E6

    E6 is the postcode district in East London incorporating the areas of East Ham, Beckton, Upton Park (part), Barking (part). The local authorities covering E6 are Newham, Barking and Dagenham. The postcode area does not cover all of east London; the remainder is covered by the RM (Romford) and IG postcode areas.

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