Bromley-by-Bow Property Guide
Overview of area Bromley-by-Bow, historically and officially Bromley, is an inner-city district in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, East London, England. The area is separate and distinct from Bow, which lies immediately to the north. The formal boundaries of the area were set when the area became a parish in 1537, when it split from Stepney. The boundaries of the new parish were based on those of much older pre-existing estates. Small areas of employment land on the eastern, West Ham, side of the Lea share the same E3 postcode as Bromley and Bow and this leads to them sometimes being informally referred to as part of Bromley-by-Bow. Bow is located wonderfully near to the financial hub of the City and also to the Docklands. The area boasts excellent transport links. There is a good scattering of gastropubs, bars and eateries in particular in the Bow Wharf location which also boasts an onsite gin distillery.Take a walk through Mile End Park down towards Canary Wharf.
Shopping and culture Bromley by Bow and Bow are different districts in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. Bromley by Bow is closer to Poplar and Blackwall Tunnel, and is south of Bow, they are also served by different railway stations. The area was originally known as Bromley, but was renamed to distinguish it from Bromley in South London. Many first time buyers and city workers live in the area as the cost of housing is relatively cheap compared to the rest of London, however, traditionally it is a working class area. There is not a lot of night life, and the small shops mainly for every day goods. Food and drink Pub dining - The Galvanisers Union Dating back to 1872, the once Duke of Wellington has played a pivotal role in London’s East End community. Rebuilt in the 1920’s by social housing redevelopment, the newly titled Galvanisers Union is Bromley-by-Bow’s newest public house. Located only a short distance from Devons Road Station in the heart of an ever increasingly developing Olympic fringe, The Galvanisers Union offers a wide and carefully selected array of local and regional craft beers, real ales, spirits and wines. One can also expect delicious and freshly prepared traditional British pub cuisine with a contemporary twist. Best Café- Carmelite Café - British, Vegetarian Friendly with outdoor seating to enjoy in the summer months Good Bar – The palm Tree - A local drinking institution that retains its traditional decor - a proper East End pub with plenty of character in Millennium Park. Schools Bow School is a secondary school and sixth form for boys and girls, located in Bromley-by-Bow in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, England. It has a roll of about 600 students and increasing. In September 2014 the school moved from the old site off Fairfield Old Palace Primary School -Old Palace is a community school in Bromley by Bow, maintained by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. The school admits 420 children, between the ages of four and eleven. The schools's pupils come from a range of ethnic backgrounds, with the majority enjoying Bangladeshi heritage. Sports The Bromley by Bow Centre is an innovative community organisation in east London, working in one of the most deprived boroughs in the UK. We support families, young ... Become a Para-Legacy Agents. Para-Legacy Agents are volunteers who will support disabled people to participate in sport and physical activity. The Bow Football pitch is easily accessible from the following locations - Bow Road, Bromley by Bow, Bow Church, Devons Road and Langdon Park, and is ideal for any one wanting to play football in East London. Bow pitch hire is available for either casual one off bookings on a per hour basis as well as for Transport Bromley-by-Bow station is located in the centre of Bromley and has the London Underground District and Hammersmith and City lines serving it. The Metropolitan line ceased serving Bromley in 1990 and National Rail (then British Rail) services used to stop at Bromley-by-Bow (then called Bromley) station on the London, Tilbury and Southend Line before 1962. Today these services pass the station without stopping. London Buses routes 323 (Mile End - Canning Town), 488 (to Dalston Junction), D8 (Crosshabour - Stratford) all operate within the area.