THE LOCAL AREA



AT THE HEART
OF STRATFORD



NATURE


Breathing new life into East London


FOODIES


83 places to eat


SHOPPERS


Westfield Stratford City - 5 minutes walk


FASHIONISTAS


350 shops


ACTIVE LIVING


Inspiring a generation


7km of paths, nature trails & walkways. The Olympic Park is an amazing place to experience the great outdoors, offering miles of scenic paths and trails for you to enjoy. Walk alongside the river, stop off at one of the many cafés, or simply gaze at the many different gardens and open spaces.


When you visit Westfield, the Great Eastern Market is the place to go for unusual and independent food outlets.

Venture a little further afield and you can enjoy great restaurants such as the East Twenty Bar and Kitchen in the shadow of the Arcelor Mittal Orbit, Forman's riverside bistro by the River Lea and East Village's Darkhorse, which offers excellent Spanish and Italian cuisine. As you explore you'll find quirky eateries with top reputations and imaginative menus ‐ modern Stratford is truly a restaurant fans' paradise.


If you love to shop till you drop, then Westfield is a paradise on your doorstep. With some 350 stores and restaurants and enough floorspace to cover 30 football pitches, it is the largest covered shopping centre London has to offer. It's also a major destination for lovers of luxury brands, with outlets to suit all styles and looks.


If you like to dress to impress, Westfield Stratford City is the place to explore dozens of top brands under one roof.

From Lacoste to Zara, Hugo Boss to Jimmy Choo and Versace and Swarovski, there is no shortage of designer brands to choose from. Whether you want to update your look, shop for shoes and accessories or simply hunt for gifts, you'll always find what you're looking for.


Free to visit every day of the week, the Park is now home to the London Stadium, the London Aquatics Centre, the Copper Box Arena, the Lee Valley VeloPark plus the Hockey and Tennis Centre. There's also the iconic ArcelorMittal Orbit, the world's longest and fastest tunnel slide, not to mention parklands, waterways and many different playgrounds and cafés. Whether you love sports, scenery or relaxation, you'll always find plenty to see and do.


A BRIGHT
FUTURE FOR
STRATFORD



£9 BILLION


Of private investment


£9 BILLION OF PRIVATE INVESTMENT

The amount of private investment in the area has been staggering, and includes hundreds of millions being spent on projects that include Westfield, new residential and commercial districts, hotels, offices and university campuses. The money looks set to keep coming - with estimates predicting that a minimum of £22 billion will have been invested in Stratford by 2025.



£3 BILLION


Investment in transport infrastructure


£3 BILLION INVESTMENT IN TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE

Stratford has fast become one of the best-connected places in the capital and its station has become the sixth busiest in London, with 100 million users annually. With huge investment in Crossrail, the Jubilee Line, Stratford International, cycling infrastructure and more, it has never been easier to get around London.



8,000


Homes


8,000 HOMES

Since the Olympics, perceptions of Stratford have changed dramatically and it is now seen as one of the most desirable places to live in London. As a result there is now high demand for quality homes and it has been projected that some 8,000 will be built. Demand in the area will always outstrip supply, but we are proud to be the driving force behind some of the best and most desirable new properties in the area.



42,000


Jobs


42,000 JOBS

With the rapid growth of private and public investment, thousands of new jobs have been created in Stratford. From top professional careers to a whole host of different industry jobs, Stratford is leading the way as a powerhouse for business innovation. At least 42,000 jobs will have been created as a result of the Olympic legacy, with some estimates predicting that there will be 100,000 new roles by 2025.