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Charlton, in south east London is in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. The area has been inhabited for many years, and was even mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086. Charlton is within walking distance of the river Thames, and close to the impressive Thames Barrier. Charlton was originally a village which has become more populated as the areas around central London began to be developed. Proximity to Greenwich and Canary Wharf make it a popular place to live and work alike. The riverside area of Charlton used to be an industrial zone. It has recently been regenerated and is now mainly retail warehouses and shopping centres.
Setting up your business here
There are many different businesses from a variety of sectors located in Charlton, and the area is well set up for new business. Howden s Joinery is based in the area, as is Mirafield Graphics and the convenient SeeWoo cash & carry. The area enjoys easy to access from across London and the south east of the UK. The A102 takes traffic into central London, and the area is well served by bus routes. There are several convenient locations to hold meetings and conferences, including the impressive Charlton House. Charlton has local shops as well as supermarkets and larger retail establishments so you will have everything you need on your doorstep.
A typical office in Charlton
Here is an example of a typical office in this area:
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Things to do in Charlton
The Charlton Lido and Lifestyle Club is a great place to unwind, with a state-of-the-art fitness suit and a fantastic open-air pool. The pool is heated and in the summer you can enjoy a bite to eat at the cafeteria on the sun terraces. For lovers of history, Charlton House is well worth a visit. This impressive Jacobean mansion was built over 400 years ago and hosts regular exhibitions as well as family days. Charlton Athletic Football Club is located in the area and has a loyal following of supporters. The Thames Barrier Information Centre makes for an interesting visit, and you can take in the sites of the river at the same time. For evenings out the Anchor and Hope is a popular traditional pub, and the White Horse sells good food with live music. The Viceroy in the centre of Charlton serves a great curry, and the Thyme Restaurant and Bar sells renowned international cuisine.