Area Guide - E16, Royal Docks, Custom House and Beckton

The Royal Docks area is one that in recent years has gone under mass regeneration or plans have been approved for future development. The area that is home to London City Airport, which has also had it’s own expansion plans given the green light has always been an area perfect for families, first time buyers and those looking for an easy commute into Canary Wharf and central London.

Developers like Ballymore, Mount Anvil and Galliard Homes have all seen the potential in the local area and have all recently launched residential sites. These developments will be perfectly complemented by The Asian Business Park and their enormous 20 year plan to change the face of the Royal Docks area. The plans will see a number of Chinese and domestic businesses move into commercial space and a number of residential properties built, bringing new life to the location. A number of high end retailers have already started moving into the area in anticipation of what the Asian Business Park will bring, Porsche being the latest now host their flagship showroom in E16.

Ching says “Head over to Gallions Reach for a spot of shopping. They have an array of popular high street retailers and a number of restaurants where you can enjoy lunch.