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Townhall Hotel - The former Bethnal Green Town Hall
A walk in London's East End starting at the Town Hall Hotel is a great way to experience the unique history and culture of this vibrant area. Here are some highlights you might encounter along the way.
The Bethnal Green gasholders in London were established by the Imperial Gas Light and Coke Company in 1853 to store gas for their Shoreditch works. Whilethe site was decommissioned in 2012, the frames of Gasholder No 2 and No 5 will be restored.

Bethnal Green Gasholders: The Bethnal Green Gasholders are a set of three historic gas storage tanks. The site was established by the Imperial Gas Light and Coke Company in 1853, to store gas for their Shoreditch works on what is now Haggerston Park.

The Old Bank Vault Gallery: Housed in a former bank vault, this contemporary art gallery showcases works by emerging and established artists. The space has a raw, industrial feel that provides a unique backdrop for the art on display.

Victoria Park: Located just a short walk from the Town Hall Hotel, Victoria Park is a large, beautiful green space that offers a peaceful oasis in the heart of the city. The park features several lakes, a Chinese pagoda, a bandstand, and a variety of walking paths and gardens.

Sunset in Victoria Park
The Brick Lane in Bethnal Green London is well known for its street art

Brick Lane: Known for its vibrant street art, diverse food scene, and vintage markets, Brick Lane is a must-visit destination for anyone exploring the East End. This bustling street is lined with curry houses, bagel shops, and quirky boutiques, and is a hub for London’s creative community. As you walk from the Town Hall Hotel to these various locations, you’ll also have the opportunity to take in the eclectic mix of architecture, street art, and cultural landmarks that make the East End such a fascinating and dynamic part of London.