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Area Feature

There are many reasons to choose property to rent in Wapping, not least its excellent location.

This small East London district is part of the borough of Tower Hamlets and is sandwiched quietly between two major financial districts and places of work - the City and Canary Wharf.

Wapping stretches across from Tower Bridge and St Katherine's Docks to Limehouse, and down from the Highway - a road that serves as an unofficial boundary to the district - to the River Thames.

History of the area

Wapping was first settled by the Saxons and this is where the area gets its name, since Wapping literally means the place of Waeppa's people.

It was largely marshland until the 16th century when it was drained and then later acquired for the London Docks. Many of its original buildings were demolished to make way for the construction.

Wapping was also seriously damaged during the Blitz and therefore became run down after the Second World War. But all of this changed in the 1980s when the London Docklands Development Corporation began to convert its old abandoned warehouses into luxury flats.

Maritime character

Wapping has a strong maritime character thanks to its proximity to the River Thames and its history as a major port. The country's first marine police force was also established in the district in 1798.

The Metropolitan Police Maine Policing Unit is still base in Wapping today and there are many other signs of the area's maritime past, including the many inns that line the river bank.

The Prospect of Whitby is perhaps the most popular, featuring an old staircase that descends to the Thames foreshore, where fragments of old dock installations can be seen.

Local amenities

Wapping is a reasonably quiet part of London, but there is still plenty to see and do. During the week its olde world pubs, modern cafes and restaurants are usually filled with workers from nearby offices, and on the weekend it takes on a more relaxed atmosphere as the locals come out to play.

The district is home to a number of parks, gardens and green spaces where residents can enjoy a walk or a picnic, including Wapping Woods and Wapping Rose Gardens.

One of the area's biggest attractions is the Wapping Project gallery, which a multipurpose exhibition and performance space located in the historic Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, featuring newly commissioned works by visual artists, designers, filmmakers, choreographers and more.

Shopping-wise, most of the everyday items residents need can be purchased in Wapping's small independent shops and convenience stores, and there are also plenty of local businesses such as hairdressers, dry cleaners, pharmacies and dentists.


Aside from its many luxurious properties to rent, which range from huge penthouse apartments within former warehouses overlooking the River Thames to new build flats and three-bedroom houses, it is Wapping's excellent location that makes it such an attractive place to live.

There is no London Underground Station within Wapping itself, but it is within walking distance of Canary Wharf, London Bridge and Liverpool Street, so residents can easily get around. There is also Wapping railway station on the London Overground network.

Tower Hill Tube station is easily reachable for many residents, as is the DLR station Tower Gateway, while nearby Shadwell to the north of the Highway also has a DLR and an Overground station.

Property To Rent in Wapping E1

£340 per week

Studio apartment 4th floor of Binnacle House, part of 21 Wapping Lane development Balcony with views towards Canary Wharf 344 sq ft Separate bed area with a fold down bed High quality finish Close to transport- Wapping and Shadwell stations only 0.3 miles away also walking distance to St. Katherine's Docks and Tower Hill. The development comprises four blocks designed in a single coherent theme. Each block has a distinct identity. There is a full concierge service and an exclusive health club (fully equipped gymnasium, an aerobics/dance studio and a cardio suite with strength and movement systems, including a steam room, sauna, spa-hydro pool, alongside tanning and treatment rooms).

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Studio to rent in Cobblestone Square, Wapping, London, E1W

£425 per week

A beautifully presented two double bedroom, duplex apartment in this popular gated development. This stunning bright and airy apartment is one of a kind, featuring period fireplaces, a modern contemporary bathroom, balcony overlooking the communal gardens, secure gated parking, residents only gymnasium and day concierge. The apartment comes fully furnished and features quality furnishings throughout, a wealth of natural light, ample storage space and is finished to an extremely high standard. Additionally this apartment is ideally located within minutes walking distance to Wapping Overground and the river. Will not stay on the market long, must be seen! AVAILABLE NOW!!

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2 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Riverside Mansions, Milk Yard, Wapping, London, E1W

£340 per week

This well proportioned one bedroom apartment is situated in this popular Wapping development. Boasting a generous living room, a separate modern kitchen, good storage space, and Parking. Located within easy access to the City and Canary Wharf, beautiful views of the well kept Communal garden and just minutes from Wapping Overground station.

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1 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Prospect Place, Wapping Wall, Wapping, London, E1W

£400 per week

This spacious bright and airy one double bedroom apartment is ideally situated in this popular west Wapping development, Quay 430. This generous apartment consists of a semi-open plan living room and kitchen. Additionally the apartment boasts one good sized double bedroom and a fully fitted bathroom. The development itself includes a day porter on site and is minutes walking distance to the attractions of St Katherine's Dock, Tower Hill underground station and Wapping Overground. THIS PROPERTY IS CURRENTLY BEING FULLY REFURBISHED TO A VERY HIGH STANDARD AND THE PICTURES USED ARE OF A FLAT COMPLETED LAST WEEK BY THE SAME BUILDERS WHO ARE RENNOVATING THIS PROPERTY TO THE SAME STANDARD. Available furnished with new furniture or unfurnished.

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1 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Quay 430, Wapping, London, E1W

£500 per week

Available from 9th April! Here is a ideal opportunity as this spectacular three double bedroom duplex apartments is offered fully furnished and managed. Situated in this secure Wapping development near the popular Tobacco Dock the property comprises three double bedrooms, two bathrooms, wood floors, canal views and good transport connections to both the City and Canary Wharf.

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3 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Discovery Walk, Wapping, London, E1W

£395 per week

An exceptionally spacious duplex 2 bed apartment located in a securely gated development, with off street parking, spacious balcony, ideal for sharers or couple. Walking distance to both Wapping and Shadwell station's.

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2 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Milk Yard, Wapping, London, E1W

£795 per week

Ideal for a family, this three bedroom house is offered fully furnished to a very high standard. Situated in a very popular Wapping development and only moments away from both Wapping Overground and Shadwell DLR stations. The property is set over 3 floors and comprises of three bedrooms, open plan reception and kitchen, two modern bathrooms and a private terrace. The property has been finished to the highest standard possible with marble floors and walls throughout. Each room including the hallways and stairs have serperatley controlled under floor heating. A must see! AVAILABLE NOW!

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3 Bedroom House to rent in Prospect Place, Wapping, London, E1W

£450 per week

Clarke & Lloyds are pleased to offer this Stunning ,Spacious Gorgeous 2 bed flat with 2 bathroom Just at edge of city 5-10 minute from Aldgate east & liverpoole stn.Further close to all local shops and amenties.the flat benefits from:-

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2 Bedroom Flat to rent in Turner Street, Commercial Road, London, E1

£595 per week

Fantastic 3 Bedroom duplex available moments away from vibrant and historic bricklane. Located on ground & lower ground floor, the property consists of 3 fantasticbedrooms boosting beautifully presented living space and fresh, modern décor, Good size living room which can be used as a 4th bedroom, open plan kitchen with generous reception room, fully tiled bathroom on ground floor and another shower room on lower ground floor, decent sized garden and balcony through the reception room. The proeprty has been furbished to the highest standards with absolutely spotless fixtures & fittings, brand new kitchens and bathroom. The exterior is constructed of traditional red bricks, timber sash-windows which are in the process of being replaced with double glazed sash windows . The property is located at walking distance to number of local attractions including Brick Lane, Spitalfields market, Whitechapel gallery, Wilton music hall and Columbia Road flower market. Transport links include 24/7 bus services and number of tube stations. Liverpool Street and Bishopgate are just a short walk away. Further it is due to benefit hugely from the soon to be completed Crossrail terminal in Whitechapel. *** PLEASE NOTE THAT THE FLAT IS IN FINAL STAGES OF THE FURBISHING, SO MORE PHOTOS WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON ***

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3 Bedroom Duplex to rent in Casson Street, Brick Lane, London, E1

£400 per week

Beautifully refurbished two double bedroom apartment. This apartment is furnished to an extremely high standard and is located only a few minutes walk from Limehouse DLR station. Comprises two double bedrooms mezzanine style layout, open plan fully fitted luxury kitchen, wooden flooring, en suite and guest bathroom. Available 26th May!!

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2 Bedroom Conversion to rent in White Horse Road, Limehouse, London, E1

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