Bow East, Tower Hamlets

Area insights about Gunmakers Lane, London, E3 5QA


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Low-income area 3/10

Deprived area

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Deprivation level 9/10

Average crime rates 5/10


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Main ethnic group
White British62%45%
Main religion
No Religion40%21%
Main household lifestage
Under 35 years old65%24%
Main household type
Couple without Children32%26%
Immediate area
Average for London


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Noise issues are identified

  • Bars, pubs, clubs


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Average connectivity to public transport 4/9

Transport stations 6

Hackney Wick 0.7 miles

Bow Road 0.7 miles

Mile End 0.7 miles

Amenities within 0.5 miles

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Food stores 10+

  • Iceland
    0.2 miles
  • Tesco
    0.3 miles
  • Old Ford Convenience Store
    100 yards
    Grocery store

Schools within 1 mile

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Primary Schools 19

Orchard Primary School 0.7 miles


Mossbourne Riverside Academy 0.8 miles


Secondary Schools 5

Morpeth School 0.9 miles


Mulberry UTC 0.3 miles


Air quality

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Air quality meets EU standards


Educational advantage (Smaller area)

Student lifestyles characterise this Group, with residents living in centrally located communal establishments at high residential densities. Many individuals have origins in emerging economies of the Middle East and China, Levels of overcrowding are high.

Urban Elites (Wider area)

This Super Group comprises young professionals working in the science, technology, finance and insurance sectors. Additionally, large numbers of students rent rooms in centrally located communal establishments. Most others rent privately owned flats, large numbers of which are found in central locations. Residents are disproportionately drawn from pre 2001 EU countries, and there is also high representation of households from Chinese, Arab and other minority backgrounds.

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