The E1 postcode district in East London starts from The City and reaches up to Mile End.
Areas covered: Portsoken, Whitechapel, Spitalfields, Shadwell, St Katherine’s Dock, Stepney and Wapping; Parts of Shoreditch, Aldgate, Bishopsgate, and Mile End.
Local authorities: Tower Hamlets, Hackney and City of London.
Let’s take a look at some of the new developments and existing buildings in these areas.
Bishopsgate Ward covers a small area in the City of London including streets such as Middlesex Street, Artillery Lane, Widegate Street, Sandy’s Row and Brushfield Street.
Portsoken is bounded by Harrow Place to the north, Mansell Street to the east, Portsoken Street to the south and Mitre Street to the west.
Aldgate is roughly bounded by St Mary Axe to the west, Cutler Street to the north, Aldgate High Street to the east and the River Thames to the south.
Aldgate Place – Mixed-use development by Barratt London, designed by Allies & Morrison, completing in 2020.
One Braham – Former Maersk House is redeveloped by Aldgate Developments; designed by Wilkinson Eyre Architects. Completing in 2020.
One Commercial Street – The residential-led development by Redrow completed in 2014.
Whitechapel in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets is roughly bounded by Middlesex Street and Mansell Street to the west, Fashion Street to the north, Cambridge Heath Road and Sidney Street to the east and The Highway to the south.
The Silk District – Mixed-use development by Mount Anvil and L&Q; designed by Stockwool; completing in 2020.
The White Chapel Building – Recently renovated office building.
The Whitechapel Estate – Upcoming mixed-use development comprising 12 buildings by Londonewcastle.
Shoreditch is situated right next to the City of London in the London Borough of Hackney.
Shoreditch Exchange – Mixed-use development by Regal Homes, designed by Alford Hall Monaghan Morris, completing in 2020.
Tea Building – Easily one of the most popular office buildings in east London.
Avant-garde Tower – 25-storey residential tower by Telford Homes completed in 2013.
Shadwell is a part of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. Bounded by Commercial Road to the north, Branch Road to the east, partly the River Thames to the south and Cannon Street Road to the west.
Spitalfields is roughly bounded by Bishopsgate, Commercial Road and Middlesex Street in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
London Square Spitalfields – New apartments set around the beautifully landscaped grounds of Mallon Gardens and Grade II listed Toynbee Hall. Completing in 2018.
London Fruit and Wool Exchange – The commercial development by Exemplar and M&G completing in spring 2018. Includes 260,000 sq ft of office and 40,000 sq ft of retail, restaurant, cafÃ©, SME and community space
White + Green – upcoming residential development launching in autumn 2018.
Nido Spitalfields – Student accommodation tower.
Eden House – office building in the Spitalfields Market Development Area; designed by Scott Brownrigg.
Celia Blairman House – residential building.
Stepney is broadly bounded by Shadwell between the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway between Limehouse station and the immediate area around the north-side of Shadwell DLR station.
Roughly bounded by Mile End Road to the north, the Canal to the left, Wellington Road to the east and Commercial Road to the south.
69-89 Mile End Road – Commercial building, former Wickham’s department store.