There’s an energy to Stratford that you won’t find anywhere else
There’s an undeniable energy felt here, as the fabric of diverse cultures, people and ideas come together to share and collide. Where the old meets the new to create a place to live, work, play, learn and relax.
Come and experience it.
You’ll find everything you need to live, work and play right on your doorstep.
- Dominic Voyce, General Manager, Stratford Picturehouse
Community and wellbeing
The 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games championed the ideals of community and wellbeing.
What a transformation
East London has a long and proud history as a home for makers, creators and innovators. In fact, invention and growth are part of the very fabric of Stratford life. From its rich agricultural heritage, to its history as a transport hub where steam engines came to life, Stratford is and always has been a creative hub.
Discover Stratford: a destination where people are proud to create, proud to live, proud to work and proud to play.
Catalysed by the Olympic opportunity, the neighbourhood is reshaping the London experience, drawing in global leaders in business, education, culture, technology and leisure offering a variety of things to do in Stratford. Together, they establish new clusters, create opportunities for new enterprises and bring together new skills and new ideas.
A retail epicentre
Discover Stratford's high street brands, pop-ups and independent boutiques.
Arts & culture
Bringing V&A, Sadler's Wells and BBC to East Bank
24,000 new homes by 2031
Find things to do in Stratford for everyone to enjoy
A place for collaboration and innovation.
Uncover the best in East London dining
Wellbeing on an Olympic scale
Open space, breathing space and sporting venues made for the world stage.
For education and research
New campuses for London College of Fashion, UCL and Loughborough University