Royal Greenwich

Woolwich Town Centre

Woolwich: 11th- 12th November

The Streets returned to Woolwich on Friday 11th and Saturday 12th November.  Click here to see the schedule.

About Woolwich

Woolwich is the Royal Borough of Greenwich's main commercial and retail centre. The town is undergoing a period of intensive regeneration with huge investment in new housing, transport, retail and leisure.

The area is poised for major change. The famous historic town has tremendous potential to once again become a thriving centre. Woolwich has an exceptional setting on the Thames with a stunning historic legacy of high quality buildings matched with a tough and gritty character that reflects its industrial past and military associations. In recent years the area has benefitted from major new transport infrastructure including the Docklands Light Railway (2009) and Crossrail (due to open in 2018) which will bring the City and the West End within easy reach.

The main shopping area features many national brands. There is also a market running six days a week in Beresford Square, in front of the Royal Arsenal gatehouse. In the streets surrounding the main retail area you will find a rich mix of shops and cafes representing cultures from around the world. There are also traditional pubs and restaurants offering everything from pie and mash to Chinese buffets and noodle houses.

The Streets will offer an opportunity to further develop partnerships between the Royal Borough, local businesses, artists and cultural organisation; supporting both the local economy and growth agenda. The project will present opportunities for local residents and visitors to experience the cultural diversity and distinct character of this wonderful part of South East London; highlighting the retail offer, and providing a wealth of culture encounters.

To find out more about the heritage of Woolwich, keep an eye on our Discover Your High Street, Heritage Lottery Funded project.

Autumn 2016 event highlights

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The Streets Woolwich Summer 2016 Highlights

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The Streets Woolwich November 2015 Highlights

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The Streets Woolwich November 2015 Highlights

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