Royal Arsenal Riverside has already established a new community, with over 1,700 homes to date and with a further 3,300 planned for the future. There's no doubt that Royal Arsenal Riverside is becoming one of the City's most exhilarating waterfront communities. The Warehouse No.1 Street occupants enjoy the facilities provided within the Royal Arsenal Riverside, including on-site amenities such as the on-site gym, health and wellbeing studio, Tesco Express now open, Young's pub, museum and car share club set to be joined by further facilities such as a landmark hotel.
With floor-to- ceiling glazing and access to a balcony or terrace, each apartment at The Warehouse No.1 Street is flooded with natural light. Combining ultra-chic fittings and sleek finishes with a feature wall of exposed brickwork creates an atmosphere of raw luxury within this supremely stylish setting.
In the kitchen, banks of glossy units topped with impressive work surfaces are matched with state-of-the-art integrated appliances, while chrome fittings sparkle under down lighters; the reassuring attention to detail ensures that everything around you is finished to the highest possible standards. At The Warehouse No.1 Street, the most intimate rooms in your home are purpose-designed for indulgence, with subtle lighting to provide a harmonious setting for relaxation.
Superior quality bathrooms are elemental in their concept, their sleek lines and design matched only by an unprecedented attention to detail, having been inspired by the pristine elegance of modern spas
Further to the on-site amenities residents enjoy the vast amounts of open space covered by eight local parks and Shooters Hill Golf Club offering breathtaking views over the rambling nature of North Kent.
The local and surrounding area boasts facilities including: Cambridge Harriers, David Lloyd Leisure Centre, Greenwich Park, Tennis Centre, Mottingham Farm Riding School, Residents’ gym, The Body Workshop, Waterfront Leisure Centre, and Woolwich Cycle Club.
Providing a welcome extension to the existing town centre, Royal Arsenal Riverside's existing and future commercial and leisure zones will re-establish links with the local community, creating a lively focus for residents and the wider neighbourhood.
The area is drenched in history, which is echoed in the welcoming cobbled streets within Royal Arsenal and can be explored in the Royal Artillery Museum, the Greenwich Heritage Centre and the National Maritime Museum.
For further choice in the way of culture and modern convenience, nearby Greenwich offers an eclectic mix of shops, eateries, bars and cafes with a relaxed cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Shopping in Greenwich Village is a mixture of the historic Greenwich Market, quirky independent designer boutiques and high street stores. Shoppers can choose from a range of stores offering everything from vintage to designer fashion, furniture, artisan food and markets.
Parents will love the chemical free and eco friendly baby products featured at Maggie & Tom (52 Greenwich Church Street), while children will delight in the wonders found at Chock-a-Block Toys (5 Nelson Road).
There are a plethora of fashion stores ready to satisfy any style from vintage to high street. Cherry Picked (5A Greenwich Market Road) offers a unique range of designer’s products and Beehive
(320 Creek Road) has a great collection of vintage clothing and accessories.
Bert & Betty (25 Greenwich South Street) have a fabulous range of designer cookware and kitchen gadgetry, while unique Chinese folk paper-cut art can be found at Paper Moon (4 Greenwich Market). Other stores offering handcrafted gifts are Autumn & May (9a Greenwich Market) a contemporary jeweller and The Home Front (2a Greenwich Market). An afternoon of antique hunting in Greenwich Village can be enjoyed with strolls through The Junk Shop (9 Greenwich South Street), Minerva Antiques (90 Royal Hill) and Stewart John (17 Greenwich Market). Each store offers its own unique collection of antiques from 20th century pieces and decorative items to leather products and chandeliers.
Food lovers have a wealth of choice in Greenwich Village from The Cheeseboard (26 Royal Hill) that offers a delicious selection of over 100 cheeses, to Drings Butchers (22 Royal Hill) that boasts over 20 years of experience in producing the finest cuts of meat. Mr. Humbug (12 Greenwich Market) is a must-see for any sweet tooth, while Theatre of Wine (75 Trafalgar Road) is a purveyor of fine wines, rare beers and exquisite spirits.
Easily accessible via the DLR from Lewisham or the Jubilee Line from London Bridge, Canary Wharf Shopping Centre offers a wide range of retail options. The upmarket shopping centre is made up of three arcades: Canada Place, Cabot Place and Jubilee Place and houses over 200 shops, bars, restaurants and cafes that are open seven days a week. The centre includes a large Waitrose, complete with sushi bar, café and wine tasting area, as well as a large number of restaurants and eateries providing everything from a quick sandwich at Pret a Manger to a fine dining experience at
the Plateau Restaurant. High street fashion retailers such as Next, Gap and Hobbs, sit alongside luxury retailers and brands such as Tiffany, Mont Blanc, Thomas Pink, Hackett and Bang & Olufsen.
Woolwich Town Centre
High street stores and cafés sit alongside the town’s thriving markets on Beresford Square and Plumstead Road, Dating back to the 1600s this colourful market offers an array of goods in a fully accessible, vehicle free environment. The arrival of a forthcoming Tesco Superstore, which will be the chain’s largest European store, will offer over 80,000sq ft of retail space and further enhance the town centre’s appeal.
Schools and education
Primary school with nursery.
Frances Street, SE18 5LP
Primary school and early years centre.
Paget Rise, SE18 3PY
Foxfield Primary School
Foxfield Primary School is a large school with over 450 children from Nursery (age 3) to Year 6 (age 11).
Sandbach Place, SE18 7EX
Primary school with nursery.
Bloomfield Road, SE18 7JJ
Voluntary aided, Roman Catholic primary school.
169 Eglinton Road, SE18 3SJ
Plumcroft Primary School
Plumcroft Primary School accommodates pupils from Nursery and Reception, through to Year 6 students.
Plum Lane, SE18 3HW
St Mary Magdalene C of E Primary School
Voluntary aided, Church of England primary school with nursery.
Kingsman Street, SE18 5PW
St Peters Primary School
Voluntary aided Roman Catholic primary school.
42 Crescent Road, SE18 7BN
St Ursula’s Convent
A humanities college. Voluntary aided Roman Catholic school for girls.
Crooms Hill, London, SE10 8HN
St Thomas More R C Comprehensive School
St Thomas More R C is a specialist college in mathematics and computing, Voluntary aided Roman Catholic school for boys and girls.
Footscray Road, London, SE9 2SU
The John Roan
A voluntary controlled school for girls and boys.
Maze Hill, London, SE3 7UD
Thomas Tallis School
A specialist art school and a National School of Creativity. The school also has Leading Edge Status, which recognises that it is involved in the development of innovative teaching methodologies.
Kidbrooke Park Road, London, SE3 9PX
- Greenwich Community College - Secondary (0.3 miles)
- Heronsgate Primary School (0.4 miles)
- Foxfield Primary School (0.5 miles)
Tube, train and DLR
A new transport interchange has just been completed in Woolwich Town Centre, providing convenient bus access to Woolwich Arsenal railway station and DLR, and is just 300m away from Royal Arsenal Riverside. From Woolwich Arsenal it takes just 14 minutes by train to Greenwich, 23 minutes to London Bridge, Waterloo East can be reached in 25 minutes and Charing Cross in under 30 minutes. The DLR provides easy access to Canary Wharf which takes just 19 minutes, and links Woolwich Arsenal directly with the Jubilee Line at Canning Town, a 13 minute journey away. North Greenwich Tube station (Jubilee Line) is also accessible by bus and takes around 30 minutes from Royal Arsenal Riverside.
Roads, river crossings and buses
Royal Arsenal Riverside is well served by a network of roads, river crossings and buses linking it to destinations both sides of the Thames, with The 02, Greenwich, Blackheath and Bluewater on the south side, and Docklands and Canary Wharf to the north. The A206 links to both the South Circular road and the A2, providing quick access to both the M25 and the M11 via the Blackwall Tunnel. The Woolwich Ferry, a free ferry service linking Woolwich with Silvertown, runs a regular shuttle service across the Thames for vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists. Directly beneath lies the Woolwich foot tunnel, which is particularly popular with cyclists heading north of the river.
Royal Arsenal Riverside boasts its own pier for the Thames Clipper fast ferry service, which can whisk you in comfort to North Greenwich O2 in just 6 minutes; Canary Wharf in under 30; and London Bridge in under 40 minutes.
When the service opens in 2018, Crossrail trains will travel from Maidenhead and Heathrow in the west to Shenfi eld and Abbey Wood in the east via new twin tunnels under central London, dramatically reducing journey times, in some cases by up to half. With stops that will include Paddington, Bond Street and Liverpool Street, it will link Heathrow Airport, the West End, the City of London and Canary Wharf – with a proposed forthcoming new station at Royal Arsenal Riverside.
London City Airport is just 6 minutes away by DLR from Woolwich Arsenal, and serves 30 destinations with international connections to hundreds more. The busiest airport in the UK, London Heathrow, is 23 miles from Royal Arsenal Riverside and handles over 67 million passengers each year and offers a choice of over 200 domestic, European and international destinations. It takes just under an hour to reach Terminal 5 by taking the train to London Bridge, the Tube to Paddington and then the Heathrow Express. Gatwick Airport is 25 miles away and London’s second largest international airport, with daily fl ights to hundreds of worldwide destinations. This too can be reached in under an hour by taking the train to London Bridge, and then connecting with the service to Gatwick.
Escreet Grove Surgery
Escreet Grove, Woolwich, SE18 5TE
Ferryview Health Centre
25 John Wilson Street,
Woolwich, SE18 6PZ
Glyndon Medical Centre
188 Ann Street, Plumstead, SE18 7LX
Heronsgate Medical Centre
Goosander Way, Thamesmead, SE28 0ER
Trinity Medical Centre
213 Burrage Road, Plumstead, SE18 7JZ
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich
Queen Elizabeth, Woolwich was opened as a new premises on the site of the former Queen Elizabeth Military Hospital in March 2001. Facilities include over 520 beds, seven main theatres and two day surgery theatres, together with state-of-the-art imaging and laboratory facilities, which offer a wide range of clinical services. A&E onsite.
Stadium Road, SE18 4QH
University Hospital Lewisham
Offers medical, surgical and emergency services for the local community. It also provides a range of specialist services for south east London and beyond, including children’s day case surgery, neonatal intensive care, cystic fi brosis care and ear, nose and throat and vascular surgery. It is one of the few hospitals in London to have a separate Children’s A&E Department – a service that is rated ‘Excellent’ by the Care Quality Commission. A&E onsite.
Lewisham High Street, SE13 6LH
The A206 Plumstead Road runs adjacent to the Royal Arsenal Riverside giving direct links via the Blackwall Tunnel north of the Thames and to Central London. The A205/208 runs south from Woolwich providing access to the A2 and the M25.
Royal Arsenal Riverside is approximately 300 metres from Woolwich Arsenal Overground and DLR Stations. From here high frequency rail services run to London Bridge, Cannon Street and Charing Cross.
Woolwich Arsenal DLR station opened in January 2009 and is located only 300 metres from Royal Arsenal Riverside. Trains run at least every ten minutes to and from Woolwich Arsenal.
The Woolwich Arsenal extension serves all stations on the London City Airport route (City Airport 6 minutes) and Canning Town, the latter providing connections to Canary Wharf (20 minutes), Bank (28 minutes) and to the Jubilee Line for London Bridge and the West End.
With the DLR Stratford International extension opening for the 2012 Olympics, trains are planned to operate every four minutes between Woolwich Arsenal and Stratford International. (source: Transport for London).
Jubilee Line services operate from Green Park and London Bridge to North Greenwich. A taxi rank or buses are available from North Greenwich Station, with bus journey times of between 15 and 20 minutes.
Thames Clippers offer a direct service to key stops in central London and Docklands business and entertainment areas, with the option of connection to other modes of transport. Royal Arsenal Riverside to The O2 takes just 8 minutes, and and to Canary Wharf just 23 minutes.
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