Explore living in Woolwich area


Woolwich is a famous historical town, set on the river Thames with a wealth of new high-quality buildings



The Woolwich Arsenal and Woolwich Docklands stations have direct links to the heart of London and across Greater London. The stations, which are on the DLR and Southeastern North Kent line, provide services to many major stops such as Charing Cross, London Bridge, Greenwich, Dartford, Stratford, and Bank. It will take only 8 minutes to get to London City Airport via DLR. There is also a ferry service that will be able to take you across the Thames to North Woolwich and back, the ferry is a free operating service and runs every 5-10 minutes.

The Crossrail, a new high-frequency railway service for London and the South East, is facilitating the regeneration of Woolwich. The Crossrail is planned to be launched in December 2019.  This will significantly increase the accessibility of Woolwich, while also benefiting residents and commuters who travel daily to the area. Greenwich Council aims to have 6 trains running an hour, and the journey from Woolwich to Tottenham Court Road will be 19 minutes. It will take only 21 minutes to get to the Central London Bond street station.


The area has an active community for young families and young professionals. There are many local pubs located around Woolwich to spend the evenings with family or friends. For the kids Woolwich has many fun packed days out to offer, whether it’s visiting the Wet n Wild at Waterfront Leisure Centre, Firepower the Royal Artillery Museum or at the Thames Barrier Info and Learning Centre. There are many well renowned educational institutions located around Woolwich which is an essential factor for parents with young families interested in moving to the area

Tree-lined avenues, meadows and manicured lawns are just some of the highlights. There are also play areas, quiet spaces and a vast array of seasonal plants and flowers. With impressive views down to the river and plenty of comfortable seating along the way, there are endless opportunities to enjoy time in the fresh air.

Royal Arsenal Riverside

One of the best development projects that offer the best opportunity to live in Woolwich is Royal Arsenal Riverside. This development will deliver nearly 5,000 new homes, as well as a hotel, office and retail space and a community center.

With a variety of top attractions, entertainment and food options within Woolwich, there is always something to do. Residents will enjoy a luxury spa & gym facilities. A limited selection of homes is now available with London Help to Buy.

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