Victoria Park: Victoria Park takes 218 acres and was designed by Sir James Pennethorne between 1842 and 1846. The design was mostly inspired by Nash's work at Regent's Park.
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park : Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, in London,United Kingdom, is a sporting complex spanning Stratford, Bow, Hackney and Leyton. It was built for the 2012 Summer Olympics and the Paralympics, situated to the east of the city adjacent to the Stratford City development.
Abbey Mills Pumping Station: the station is a Byzantine style Station designed by Joseph Bazalgette and finished in 1868. It is also known as the Cathedral of Sewage, and it is still a standby facility.
Greenway: The Greenway runs along the top of the Northern Outfall Sewer. The gravity sewer was mostly designed by Joseph Bazalgette as part of his London sewerage system, following the Big Stink of 1858.
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Greenway from Victoria Park to the Olympic Park

Bow, London, England

Greenway from Victoria Park to the Olympic Park

Length4.3 mi
Elev. Gain68.9 ft
Est. Steps10000

Scenic views

City walk

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Greenway from Victoria Park to the Olympic Park is a 4.3 mile (10,000-step) route located near Bow, London, England. This route has an elevation gain of about 68.9 ft and is rated as easy. Find the best walking trails near you in Pacer App.
The route begins at Victoria Park, and goes past the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park at Stratford. The Greenway is created above the main sewer system of London and used by visitors to the London 2012 Olympic.

Old Ford Lock (Regent's Canal)

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City Mill River

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Old Ford Lock

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Plaistow, Newham

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Abbey Mills Pumping Station

The original Abbey Mills Pumping Station, in Mill Meads, East London, is a sewage pumping station, designed by engineer Joseph Bazalgette, Edmund Cooper, and architect Charles Driver. It was built between 1865 and 1868, housing eight beam engines by Rothwell & Co. of Bolton. Two engines on each arm of a cruciform plan, with an elaborate Byzantine style, described as The Cathedral of Sewage.

Fish Island, London

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East Cross Route

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Bow Back Rivers

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Chisenhale Gallery

Chisenhale Gallery is a non-profit contemporary art gallery based in London's East End.The organisation focuses on a programme of commissioned exhibitions, events, performances, and talks.Chisenhale Gallery produces four solo exhibitions each year.The gallery occupies the ground level of a 1930s veneer factory on Chisenhale Road situated in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, near Victoria Park, housed in the same building are Chisenhale Art Place and Chisenhale Dance Space.

Gatehouse School

Gatehouse School is a co-educational independent school based in Sewardstone Road in Bethnal Green in East London, educating pupils from the ages of three to eleven years. The youngest classes follow a Montessori-style education, but the influence of the national curriculum has brought the older classes more into line with mainstream schools.
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4.3 mi

Elev. Gain

68.9 ft

Est. Steps

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