West India Quay forms part of the 110 acre West India and Millwall Dock system on the Isle of Dogs in East London. Once thriving industrial ports which received goods from all over the world, the docks are now enjoying a new renaissance as leisure destinations in their own right.
Canary Wharf business and shopping district is located within 5 minutes' walk and the site is also well served by Docklands Light Railway providing easy access to Greenwich and into the City of London. West India Quay has many bars and restaurants which offer outdoor seating areas on the quayside adjacent to the mooring. The Muesum of London Docklands is located next to the mooring in the historic warehouses which line the quay.
The moorings are located on the northern side of the dock and currently provide space for up to 6 boats moored against a pontoon though the Trust are looking to expand the number of berths offered at this location in the near future. The site is a mix of leisure, historic and commercial vessels. There is public access throughout the quayside which is busy throughout the day and night.
Hertsmere Road passes immediately to the north of the site and can be accessed from the A13 Aspen Way. Canary Wharf Underground Station is a 10 minute walk away and DLR Stations at West Ferry and West India Quay are approximately 5 minutes' walk away.
West India Quay (DLR)
The mooring site comprises a walkway pontoon running parallel to the north wall of the basin with piled pontoon fingers for the barge moorings off the main pontoon. The site is serviced with 32amp electrical supply, water and black water connection.
There is no car parking on site but there is a multi storey car park at West India Quay, approximately 5 minutes' walk away.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Work at Hertsmere House (next to the mooring site) is due to start in 2015 with the demolition of the existing building and construction of one of the tallest buildings in London. Potential customers should be aware of the potential for increased levels of noise, dust and construction traffic in the area.
The site can be viewed from West India Quay and Canary Wharf.