Island Gardens, Tower Hamlets

Area Insights for Empire Wharf Road, London, E14 3EE


Wealthy area
Household income is higher than in 90% of immediate areas in London
Air quality meets EU standards
3 supermarkets and more than 10 grocery stores within 0.5 miles
  • The Coop - 0.3 miles
  • Sainsbury's - 0.4 miles
  • Tesco - 0.5 miles
  • General Store & Post Office - 0.1 miles
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2 'Outstanding' primary schools within 1 mile
  • Canary Wharf College, Glenworth - 150 yards
  • Canary Wharf College, East Ferry - 0.4 miles
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1 'Outstanding' secondary school within 1 mile
  • St Ursula's Convent School - 0.9 miles
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Average crime rates
Crime rates are higher than in 42% of local areas in London
Average transport links
  • Island Gardens DLR Station - 0.3 miles
  • Mudchute DLR Station - 0.5 miles
  • Maze Hill Rail Station - 0.5 miles
  • Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station - 0.6 miles
And 5 more transport stations found within 1 mile

Things to have a closer look at

Noise issues are identified
  • Church bells
Flood risk is identified
No 'Outstanding' or 'Good' 16+ schools within 1 mile


Main ethnic group is White British - 50.4%, London average is 45%

Higher than London average: Other White, Bangladeshi, Chinese

Lower than London average: Pakistani, Black

Main religion is Christian - 50.4%, London average is 48.4%

Higher than London average: Religion Not Stated

Lower than London average: Jewish, Muslim

Main household lifestage is 35-54 years old - 42.2%, London average is 43%

Higher than London average: 55-64 years old

Lower than London average: Over 65 years old

Main household type is One-person Household - 41.4%, London average is 32%

Higher than London average: One-person Household

Lower than London average: Couple with Children, Lone Parent with Children


Graduation occupation (Smaller area)

The residents of these areas are likely to be recent graduates who are employed in the communications, scientific and technical sectors. Pre 2001 EU countries are well represented, and travel to work on foot or by bicycle is more common than average for London

City Vibe (Wider area)

There are many young, single professionals in this Super Group, living in Zone 2 of the London travel network. Compared to the London average, few individuals originate from the Indian sub-continent, but Mixed ethnic groups are well represented, as are migrants from pre 2001 EU countries. A large number of households comprise full time students in shared or communal establishments. Individuals rent within the private sector, are well qualified and are employed in a range of professional, scientific and technical occupations.

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