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Upton Park is an urban area of east London best known for its namesake football stadium, still officially called the Boleyn Ground, which is the home of English Premier League football club West Ham United. The area lies within the London Borough of Newham and is roughly five miles east of the City of London. Upton Park is a thriving part of east London that has a cosmopolitan community, comprising thousands of people, dozens of businesses and a good supply of commercial and retail properties. The London Underground connects the area with the rest of east London, with the City and with the West End via the Circle, District and Hammersmith & City Tube lines. Among the most notable nearby attractions is the Westfield shopping and entertainment complex at Stratford.
Setting up your business here
There are numerous businesses based within office space and commercial property across Upton Park, although the area is for the most part characterised by residential premises. The area benefits from extremely convenient links to other parts of central and Greater London, most notably the City of London and Dockland districts including Canary Wharf. Companies with operating bases in Upton Park include the driving school Eco Drive, the business management consultants Creative Mode and the graphic designers of the NR Studio.
Things to do in Upton Park
A visit to Upton Park football stadium is perhaps foremost among the many things there are to do in the Upton Park area. Whether or not there is a top-class football match taking place at the venue, the stadium is a great place to visit and explore, and a must-see for any football fans. Elsewhere, there is West Ham Park, one of the best and largest areas of open space in the borough, with a variety of sports facilities and playgrounds for children. Nearby highlights, in terms of potential places to eat out, include Kabayan Restaurant & Café, Pizza Express on Terrace Road and Vijay’s Chawalla on Green Street. There are also some excellent pubs in the area, such as the Lord Stanley on St Mary’s Road, the Duke of Edinburgh on Green Street and the Black Lion on Plaistow Road.