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North Woolwich, Tower Hamlets

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North Woolwich, Tower Hamlets

North Woolwich is a place in the London Borough of Newham. It is located north of Woolwich proper which is on the south bank of the River Thames. The two places are linked by the Woolwich Ferry and the Woolwich foot tunnel.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountyTower Hamlets
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ4379
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020

Other names by which North Woolwich, Tower Hamlets has been known in the past

Woolwich ~ Woolwich North

North Woolwich, Tower Hamlets in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

North Woolwich, town with ry. sta., East Ham par., Essex, and detached part of Woolwich pan, Kent, on N. side of river Thames, opposite Woolwich and partly within its parliamentary limits, 8½ miles E. of London by rail, pop. 4098; P.O., T.O. Extensive factories, especially of telegraph cables, have recently sprung up here. The North Woolwich Gardens are a favourite holiday resort.

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