Green Street

By Newham.com / 18 January 2011

Green Street is well known for its prestigious jewellers

Green Street is well known for its prestigious jewellers More images

Green Street is well known for its prestigious jewellers On Green Street you'll find fabrics of all textures and patterns to suit any style You'll find an array of fruit and veg from around the world available on Green Street West Ham United Football Club Souvenir Shop -  A winning retail destination for football fans located in the stadium
Afters on Green Street - a quirky and fun ice cream parlour

Green Street

Green Street is alive with shops, restaurants and sights that reflect the best of London - cultural diversity, innovative style and boundless energy.

Here, Newham's cosmopolitan population lives, works and trades side-by-side, fusing tastes, traditions and designs from the Indian sub-continent, and all over the world.

It ranks over 400 independent shops - selling everything! So much so, this is fast becoming a tourist attraction in its own right. Sample goods from all over the world, with Asian foods, fashions and jewellery being the main attractions for many that visit the area.

Queens Market is the epitome of Green Street serving up stalls selling spices, sarrees, bangles and bhindis.

Green Street really has developed a solid reputation as an exciting shopping street in the heart of the borough. Do visit!

Ideas for things to do at Green Street...

Bees - Housing the largest collection of bangles in Europe, you're sure to find something to dazzle you at the fashion jewellery store.

Vijay's Chawalla - Indulge yourself on mouth-watering vegeterian food at this award winning restaurant.

Queens Market - Drop by this much loved and long established market, a bustling souk filled with everything from clothes and jewellery to fresh produce.

The Who Shop - Dr Who comes to life in this quirky shop famous for its large collection of memorabilia on the TV show.

West Ham United Football Club - The hallowed turf for all West Ham fans, home to one of the most well known football clubs in the country, the Boleyn grounds are not to be missed.

Walk Green Street - audio walks

If you haven't visited Green Street before or want to find out more about the area, why not let us be your guide. Read more and download the map and audio guide at Walk Green Street.

Getting there:

Tube: Upton Park Tube Station is located directly on Green Street and is served by the District and Hammersmith and City Lines.

Train: Forest Gate, Wanstead Park and Woodgrange Park Stations are around 10-15 minutes walk from the top end of Green Street by the junction with Romford Road, Stratford Station and Stratford International are just a few minutes away by bus.

Bus: Green Street is served by numbers 5, 25, 58, 86, 104, 115, 238, 325, 330 and 376 check www.tfl.gov.uk for bus routes as the buses stop at different places in the area. Green Street is over a mile long, so it may be a long walk if you arrive at the other end from the shop that you are looking for.

Air: London City Airport is just 2½ miles away from Green Street.

Parking: There are two pay and display car parks on Shaftsbury Road and Queen's Road. Both car parks have 150 spaces and can get busy, especially on West Ham United football match days. Parking in residential streets is restricted.

More on what Green Street has to offer:

visitlondon.com/greenstreet

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