Thames side position and DLR services to Canary Wharf and beyond
"Woolwich is affordable, it has great transport links, fantastic people and the new General Gordon Place is extraordinary."Michael Schult
"Factory and warehouse conversions in the east end of London make characterful homes."Stuart Harris
"Investment from the Mayor's Out of London fund has made a marked difference with new public spaces and community projects..."Joshua Mugume
Where do Gallions Reach locals go?
Red Door Studios
It is a lovely, cosy art gallery-cum-cafe space, with loads of activities on offer.
Submitted by Rachel
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.
Submitted by Kayleigh
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.
Submitted by Simon
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!
Submitted by Simon
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.
Submitted by Gerald
A down to earth vegetarian Indian restaurant, with tasty, inexpensive, healthy and authentic food.
Submitted by Jennifer
A fantastic Asian confectionary shop selling both sweet and savoury treats on Green Street, close to Upton Park Underground Station.
Submitted by Charlotte
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!
Submitted by Siobhan
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.
Submitted by Charlotte
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!
Submitted by Hollie
Susan Clark Interiors
A lovely independent interiors shop, selling fab pieces of furniture, fabrics, small gifts and unique cards.
Submitted by Katie
The best food at this little hidden gem in London! Great for occasions and loads of specials - the seafood is the best thing they do.
Submitted by Olivia
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.
Submitted by Stan
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About Gallions Reach
Gallions Reach is in the Docklands area of east London. Gallions Reach DLR station is a station on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) and is located on the DLR's Beckton branch, between Cyprus and Beckton stations.
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