Hainton Close, E1

An area which may have existed since the nineteenth century or before with most of the buildings dating from the 2000s

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Hainton Close, E1

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Road · Shadwell · E1 ·
August
13
2017

Hainton Close is a road in the E1 postcode area




NEARBY STREETS
Amazon Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Angel Mews, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Anthony Street, E1 Anthony Street previously ran from Commercial Road through to Cable Street. Just a few metres survive.
Ashfield Street, E1 Ashfield Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Batty Street, E1 Batty Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Bewley Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Bigland Street, E1 Bigland Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Brayford Square, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Bromehead Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Burslem Street, E1 Burslem Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Burwell Close, E1 Burwell Close is a road in the E1 postcode area
Cable Street, E1 Cable Street was the site of the manufacture of ropes.
Cannon St Road, E1 Cannon St Road is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Cannon Street Road, E1 Cannon Street Road is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Cavell Street, E1 Cavell Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Chapman Street, E1 Chapman Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Christian Street Flat 210 Hodgeson House, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Christian Street, E1 Christian Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Clark Street, E1 Clark Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Clovelly Way, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Coburg Dwellings, E1 Coburg Dwellings is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Commercial Road, E1 Commercial Road is a major thoroughfare (the A13) running east-west from the junction of Burdett Road and East India Dock Road to Braham Street.
Cornwall Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Cornwood Drive, E1 Cornwood Drive is a road in the E1 postcode area
Crowder Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Damien Street, E1 Damien Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Deancross Street, E1 Deancross Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Dellow Street, E1 Dellow Street was once Blue Gate Fields.
Dunch Street, E1 Dunch Street is a street in
East Cross Centre, E15 East Cross Centre is one of the streets of London in the E15 postal area.
Ellen Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Enterprise House, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Exmouth Court, E1 Exmouth Court appears on the 1900 map.
Exmouth Place, E1 Exmouth Place is on the 1860 map.
Fenton Street, E1 Fenton Street runs south from Commercial Road.
Fieldgate Street, E1 Fieldgate Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Ford Square, E1 Ford Square is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Fordham Street, E1 Fordham Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Golding Street, E1 Golding Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Greenfield Road, E1 Greenfield Road is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Halcrow Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Hardinge Lane, E1 Hardinge Lane is a road in the E1 postcode area
Hardinge Street, E1 Hardinge Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Hawksmoor Mews, E1 Hawksmoor Mews is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Henriques Street, E1 Henriques Street was formerly called Berner Street.
Hessel Street, E1 Hessel Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Hindmarsh Close, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Jamaica Street, E1 Jamaica Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
James Voller Way, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Jane Street, E1 Jane Street is now only a few yards long, with no houses.
Johnson Street, E1 Johnson Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Jubilee Street, E1 Jubilee Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Kinder Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
King David Lane, E1 King David Lane is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Langdale Street, E1 Langdale Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Lowood Street, E1 Lowood Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Lukin Street, E1 Lukin Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Martha Street, E1 Martha Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Martineau Square, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Meadowcroft Mews, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Montpelier Place, E1 Montpelier Place is a road in the E1 postcode area
Morris Street, E1 Morris Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Morton Close, E1 This is a street in the E1 postcode area
Mulberry Court, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Musbury Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Myrdle Street, E1 Myrdle Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Nelson Street, E1 Nelson Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
New Loom House, E1 Residential block
New Road, E1 New Road is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Newark Street, E1 Newark Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Newbold Cottages, E1 Newbold Cottages is a road in the E1 postcode area
Pace Place, E1 Pace Place is a road in the E1 postcode area
Parfett Street, E1 Parfett Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Philchurch Place, E1 Philchurch Place is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Philpot Street, E1 Philpot Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Pinchin Johnsons Yard, E1 Pinchin Johnsons Yard is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Pinchin Street, E1 Pinchin Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Ponler Street, E1 Ponler Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Railway Arches, E1 Railway Arches is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Rampart Street, E1 Rampart Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Redcastle Close, E1 Redcastle Close is a road in the E1 postcode area
Redcastle Close, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Richard Street, E1 Richard Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Romford Street, E1 Romford Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Sage Street, E1 This is a street in the E1 postcode area
School Mews, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Settles Street, E1 Settles Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Shadwell Gardens, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Shadwell Place, E1 Shadwell Place is a road in the E1 postcode area
Sidney Square, E1 Sidney Square is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Sidney Street, E1 Sidney Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Sly Street, E1 Sly Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Solander Gardens, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Spencer Way, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
St. George in the East Church, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
St. Georges Town Hall, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Star Street, E1 Star Street was, for a while, Planet Street.
Stepney Way, E1 Stepney Way is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Stutfield Street, E1 Stutfield Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Sutton Street, E1 Sutton Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Swedenborg Gardens, E1 Swedenborg Gardens is a road in the E1 postcode area
Tait Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Tarbert Walk, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Tarling Street, E1 Tarling Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
The Highway Ap. 10, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Tillman Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Timberland Road, E1 Timberland Road is a road in the E1 postcode area
Turner Street, E1 Turner Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Twine Court, E1 Twine Court is a road in the E1 postcode area
Umberston Street, E1 Umberston Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Varden Street, E1 Varden Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Walburgh Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Walden Street, E1 Walden Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Watney Market, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Watney Street, E1 Watney Street is the location for a famed East End street market.
Wicker Street, E1 Wicker Street is a road in the E1 postcode area


Shadwell

Shadwell is a district in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, and located on the north bank of the Thames between Wapping and Ratcliff.

In the 13th century, the area was known as Scadflet and Shatfliet – derived from the Anglo-Saxon fleot, meaning a shallow creek or bay – the land was a low lying marsh, until drained (by order of Act of Parliament, after 1587) by Cornelius Vanderdelf. A spring, issuing from near the south wall of the churchyard was dedicated to St Chad, and filled a nearby well. The origin of the name is therefore confused, being associated with both the earlier use and the later well.

In the 17th century, Thomas Neale became a local landowner, and built a mill and established a waterworks on large ponds, left by the draining of the marsh. The area had been virtually uninhabited and he developed the waterfront, with houses behind as a speculation. Shadwell became a maritime hamlet with roperies, tanneries, breweries, wharves, smiths, and numerous taverns, built around the chapel of St Paul's. Seventy-five sea captains are buried in its churchyard; Captain James Cook had his son baptised there.

By the mid-eighteenth century, Shadwell Spa was established, producing sulphurous waters, in Sun Tavern fields. As well as medicinal purposes, salts were extracted from the waters; and used by local calicoprinters to fix their dyes.

In the 19th century, Shadwell was home to a large community of foreign South Asian lascar seamen, brought over from British India by the East India Company. There were also Anglo-Indians, from intermarriage and cohabitation between lascar seamen and local girls. There were also smaller communities of Chinese and Greek seamen, who also intermarried and cohabited with locals.

The modern area is dominated by the enclosed former dock, Shadwell Basin, whose construction destroyed much of the earlier settlement – by this time degenerated into slums. The basin once formed the eastern entrance to the then London Docks, with a channel leading west to St Katharine Docks. It is actually two dock basins - the south basin was constructed in 1828-32 and the north basin in 1854-8.

Unlike nearby Limehouse Basin, few craft larger than canoes can be seen on Shadwell Basin, which is largely used for fishing and watersports - and as a scenic backdrop to the modern residential developments that line it. The basin, however, is still connected to the Thames and the channel is spanned by a bascule bridge.

The original Shadwell station was one of the oldest on the network, and was built over a spring. First opened by the East London Railway on 10 April 1876, it was first served by the Metropolitan District Railway and Metropolitan Railway on 1 October 1884. It was renamed Shadwell & St. George-in-the-East on 1 July 1900 but reverted to its original name in 1918. In 1983, a new ticket hall was built on Cable Street, replacing the original building in Watney Street.

Shadwell DLR station opened on 31 August 1987 as part of the first tranche of DLR stations. Initially designed for one-car DLR trains, Shadwell's platform underwent extension to two-car operation in 1991. The station underwent further refurbishment in 2009, which extended the platforms to accommodate three-car trains, revamped the station entrance at ground level, and added an emergency exit at the east end of the platforms.

Shadwell station closed on 22 December 2007, reopened on 27 April 2010 for a preview service to New Cross and New Cross Gate, and from 23 May 2010, the latter service extended to West Croydon / Crystal Palace operated within the London Overground network.


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Commercial Road, E1
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