Alex Neil Estate Agents in the Isle of Dogs have sold
properties throughout Docklands and Canary Wharf
since 1984. We are multiple allAgents “Best Estate Agent
” category award winners and you can read a large selection of independent customer reviews about our team here
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Highlighted by the Sunday Times as a Top 10 Place to Live Isle of Dogs
is in the London borough of Tower Hamlets, part of the Docklands
region in E14
and is widely recognised for the financial district of Canary Wharf One Canada Square
. Map images of the River Thames meandering around the Isle of Dogs horseshoe shape appears in the credits of popular television show "EastEnders", the area's distinctive horseshoe shape is instantly recognisable.
With the area’s close proximity to Canary Wharf
, diners, revelers and shoppers can choose from modern establishments that surround One Canada Square. Or if you prefer options with a longer history perhaps "The Gun
" fits the bill or alternatively "The Old Fire Station
" a bistro bar situated on Westferry Road, an obvious clue to its history is in the latter’s name.
Historically the Isle of Dogs area was important and a key element of the London shipping trade. Many buildings were destroyed during World War II and the docks finally closed in the 1970s. To boost the prosperity of area the London Docklands Development Corporation was created durung the 1980's, massive regeneration commenced attracting both business and people. The area was complimented with a substantially improved transport options with the arrival of the Jubilee Line and Docklands Light Railway.
Today, there are excellent transport links
with the DLR connecting the Isle of Dogs to the rest of London and London City Airport
is in the nearby Royal Docks. Canary Wharf station can be reached by various DLR stations on the island opening access to the Jubilee Line and soon the Elizabeth Line as part of the Crossrail
project which will greatly reduce journey times.
There are three notable green spaces at the bottom of the Isle of Dogs, Mudchute Park and Farm
, Millwall Park and Island Gardens. The latter is small riverside park that hosts the entrance to the Greenwich Foot Tunnel which provides pedestrianised access under the river arising near Cutty Sark in Greenwich
Isle of Dogs is popular with those seeking river and dockside living, its very close proximity to Canary Wharf and the businesses that reside there has also influenced many to buy or let property here.
If you would like to establish the sales
value of your property, or wish to purchase
property in the Isle of Dogs we look forward to hearing from you. Nearby Royal Docks
offers lower entry level prices for Docklands living and South of the River Surrey Quays
, Canada Water
could also be considered as alternative areas to live in.