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With excellent travel links on hand, getting where you want to go is straightforward from Ropemakers Yard. So you can spend less time commuting and more time having fun.

With nearby Limehouse DLR station only a 5 minute walk from Ropemakers Yard, you can easily catch the train to Canary Wharf and be there in just a few minutes.  Additionally, Stepney Green’s zone 2 underground station is within a 13-minute walk; from there, you can be at Monument in 5 minutes and London Victoria in 22 minutes.

One stop from Stepney Green (or a 22-minute walk from Ropemakers Yard) is Whitechapel Station. When Crossrail launches there (due at the end of 2018) it will become a major hub with trains to Bond Street taking 10 minutes and trains to Heathrow taking 38 minutes.

The Regent’s Canal has a well-kept towpath, so lots of locals like to get about on two wheels. Passing behind Ropemakers Yard and running through Shoreditch, Islington and Camden, it goes right up to Maida Vale.

Please note: All times and distances are approximate
Source: google.com/maps, tfl.gov.uk  

The local area

Ropemakers Yard is well situated with transport links: overground, underground, DLR and buses nearby. Limehouse DLR is a 5-minute walk away, and the Crossrail in nearby Whitechapel coming in October 2019.

With an eclectic mix of places to eat and drink, and the City a short bus ride away, Ropemakers Yard is spoilt for choice with food and drink venues.

Plenty of green spaces surround Ropemakers Yard, including Whitehorse Road Park, Stepney Green and Mile End Park all within walking distance.

Enjoy a stroll through Mile End Park to the Leisure Centre, the nearest Virgin Active is less 30 minutes’ walk away and York Hall Leisure Centre is only a 10 minute cycle ride.

The local area offers both convenient chains and independents, with luxury retail brands available at Canary Wharf too.

There is a good selection of schools in the area with Stepney Green Maths, Computing & Science College close-by.


Like neighbouring areas such as Dalston and Shoreditch, Limehouse is enjoying a resounding social and cultural revolution. A hedonistic mix of culture and entertainment is now on offer here, from music and dance to film, theatre and art.


East London has also made a name for itself as a foodie hotspot. Whether you enjoy a fiery curry or fragrant Lebanese dishes, you’ll have plenty of options nearby – from Brick Lane to Spitalfields Market.

In Stepney, places like Foxcroft & Ginger, The Cinnamon Coffee Shop and Verdi’s always attract a strong crowd.


With so much to do in Limehouse and the surrounding areas, it’s easy to overlook that London’s other cultural draws are close at hand too.

The South Bank is just half an hour away with its iconic theatres and galleries. And the West End is easy to reach offering everything from opera to comedy.


When it comes to retail therapy, Ropemakers Yard is less than half an hour from Stratford Westfield City – one of Europe’s biggest and best shopping destinations. Closer to home, Canary Wharf is a great place to browse with a number of luxury stores, including brands such as Reiss and Jo Malone.

For unusual finds and bargain buys the markets at Whitechapel and Spitalfields are nearby, plus Ropemakers Yard has a Tesco Express a five-minute walk away for everyday essentials.




Homes Available at Ropemakers Yard

Ropemakers Yard offers a collection of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments, available to buy now.

Stay Well Connected

With excellent travel links on hand, getting where you want to go is straightforward from Ropemakers Yard. So you can spend less time commuting and more time having fun.

About L&Q

L&Q is one of the UK’s leading housing associations and one of London’s largest residential developers.