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Roses for Wapping Rose Gardens

Roses for Wapping Rose Gardens

Wapping Rose Gardens will at last live up to it’s name and be filled with beautiful blooming and scented roses. “Pink and red roses – amazing colours and scents”, says community worker Muksood [...]

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Wapping Children’s Centre

Wapping Children’s Centre

Wapping Children’s Centre in Chandler Street provides a huge range of free support and services for local residents. If you’re expecting a baby or have a child under five, it’s also a brilliant way to meet other local parents [...]

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Wilton’s Grand Music Hall on our Wapping doorstep

Wilton’s Grand Music Hall on our Wapping doorstep

Discover the world’s oldest and most beautiful surviving grand music hall just around the corner from Wapping in Graces Alley. The Wapping treasure was turned down for Lottery funding this year and needs your help to survive […]

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Thames Police Museum in Wapping

Thames Police Museum in Wapping

The Thames Police Museum in Wapping High Street is not be missed. The exhibits tell two centuries of history when the Thames was the centre of Wapping life and thieving was rife. Read more from retired officer Rob Jeffries who runs the museum with Joz Joslin [...]

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Ray Newton Shines a Light on the History of Wapping

Ray Newton Shines a Light on the History of Wapping

On a lovely bright autumn Sunday 25 local Wapping residents gathered at the Turks Head for a guided tour of historical Wapping by local historian Ray Newton. After a brief introduction by Gerardine Davies the intrepid adventurers set off for the eastern Wapping history walk [...]

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Historical Saint Peter’s Church

Historical Saint Peter’s Church

Surviving floods and the blitz, Saint Peter’s Church is now a Grade 1 listed historical East End landmark. It was awarded Grade 1 listed building status in 2007 making it one of only 13 Grade 1 listed buildings in Tower Hamlets. Fundraising is now underway to save the building and “Stop the Rot” [...]

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Tobacco Dock & 2010 International Tattoo Convention

Tobacco Dock & 2010 International Tattoo Convention

Grade 1 listed Tobacco Dock is surrounded by Wapping history but sits dormant awaiting redevelopment. But for 3 days in September 2010 it will attract thousands, hosting the International London Tattoo Convention [...]

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Hermitage Community Moorings in Wapping

Hermitage Community Moorings in Wapping

Hermitage Community Moorings is home to the Wapping community living just below Tower Bridge you may not know about. Read about this fascinating place and how you can explore the moorings and vessels as part of the London Open City weekend in September [...]

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Wilton’s Music Hall: The City’s Hidden Stage

Wilton’s Music Hall: The City’s Hidden Stage

Wilton’s is the oldest surviving Grand Music Hall in the world and belongs to the first generation of public house music halls that appeared in London during the 1850s which, only fifty years later had all but disappeared. Just the other side of the Wapping Highway in Cable Street it’s got so much to offer [...]

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Wapping Station 1869 – 2010

Wapping Station 1869 – 2010

After closing for 2 years, Wapping Station reopened on 27 April 2010. A Brief history and celebration of Wapping Station [...]

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The Wapping Project Bookshop

The Wapping Project Bookshop

Set in a tiny greenhouse surrounded by bamboo and clovers it is full of wonderful titles from limited edition art and design books to children’s tales, cookery books and a collection of contemporary magazines, all displayed in metal cages [...]

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Wapping Old Stairs

Wapping Old Stairs

The historic site of Execution Dock, where pirates were taken to be chained until three tides had washed over them and perhaps where the saying “Oh What a Waeppa!” originated [...]

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The Wapping Project

The Wapping Project

The body of work produced by The Wapping Project is the product of twenty year’s experience and an un-challenged record of commissioning artists who have become major players in the UK’s cultural landscape [...]

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The Wapping Hydraulic Power Station

The Wapping Hydraulic Power Station

The Wapping Hydraulic Power Station provides a fascinating glimpse into London’s industrial history.
Built in 1890 [...]

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What is The Wapping Project? Is it a Brand? Is It Cool?

What is The Wapping Project? Is it a Brand? Is It Cool?

Some of the things people say [...]

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