E1 London postcode: resident reviews reveal all

Is E1, London a great place to live? Is it a thriving hub or a haven for families? HomeViews Streets asks London residents to spill all about their postcode, sharing what they love about the local area and what they’d like to see improved. Using this knowledge, you can make an informed choice about whether E1 is the right place for you. Read on to learn everything you need to know about E1’s amenities, transport, and its community vibe.

Which area is E1 in London?

The E1 postcode covers Whitechapel, Spitalfields, Shadwell, Stepney, and Portsoken, and extends into parts of Aldgate, Bishopsgate, Shoreditch, and Mile End in East London. The area is overseen by the Tower Hamlets, Hackney and City of London boroughs.

What zone is E1 in?

The E1 postcode sits within London zones 1 and 2. The E2 (Bethnal Green and Shoreditch) postcode adjoins E1 to the north, while south of the E1 postcode is the River Thames. To the east is E14 (Isle of Dogs, Millwall, and Poplar), while the EC postcode district lies to the west.

What is it really like to live there?

So, is E1 the perfect match for your lifestyle? HomeViews Streets can answer your questions with help from our reviewers, who live and work in the postcodes you want to know about. What do E1 residents really feel about the local restaurants, buses, parks and the quality of the overall community? A score out of five is given for different categories, plus a written comment.

See below for some examples. Just click through to see more reviews for that area. To view all the content on the site, all you have to do is share your thoughts about your own street!

E1, London resident reviews

“Always something new to discover”

HomeViews Area Guides

See also the area guides on related areas below for HomeViews information. These pages include the top-rated new developments in the area and reviews by residents.

Diverse, vibrant and with its finger well and truly on the pulse – that’s London’s Tower Hamlets. It’s what we like to call the Selfridges of the capital’s boroughs, in that it truly offers something for everyone. Art lover? Foodie? Or Fitness fanatic? Read Read more about Tower Hamlets

If you’re after a home with bags of character in a peaceful neighbourhood, look away now. The City of London or, ‘Square Mile’, made for those who want to work and play hard. The streets given over to glossy high-rise buildings and very little Read more about City of London

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